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How long can visitors stay in Bermuda?
Viewed 13318 times since Fri, May 11, 2012
Visitors can stay in Bermuda for up to 6 months. Read More
How to retire to Bermuda ? Do you have a visa with employment restrictions ?
Viewed 13121 times since Wed, Jul 4, 2012
To retire in Bermuda you must meet one of the followingrequirements as listed in Group A and Group B: GroupA              Those who own residential property in BermudaGroupB &... Read More
Does a Chinese citizen with visitor visa in US need a visa to cruise to Bermuda?
Viewed 12933 times since Tue, Jul 3, 2012
No, a Chinese national does not require a Bermuda entry visa to visitBermuda by a cruise. One must possess a multi re-entry visa for the UK, US orCanada and a valid passport. Read More
Cruise to Bermuda with green card and PRC passport. Is Visa required?
Viewed 12600 times since Thu, May 31, 2012
Visa Controlled Nationals who have the right to reside in the United States (Permanent Resident) Canada (Permanent Resident) or the United Kingdom (no limit on stay in the UK) and are in possession of proof of such status and a valid passport do not ... Read More
I am a US citizen and want to take a cruise to Bermuda with my two guests from India who hold Indian passports with multiple entry visas for the US. Your landing fees are very confusing ranging from $30 to over $200. Would my Indian guests need touri
Viewed 6237 times since Mon, Apr 16, 2012
As Indian nationals, your guests can apply for a waiver to theBermuda entry visa requirement. If you apply via your cruise line, there is nofee – you must apply before the ship sails. If you apply after the ship sails,the fee will be $200 per person.... Read More
I have U.S. Green Card, but no passport fom any country. Can I enter Bermuda with just my Green Card?
Viewed 5329 times since Sat, Apr 21, 2012
Good Day, Provided your green card is valid, you do not need a visa to cruise to Bermuda. Read More
We are 4 Indian Nationals arriving on a cruise ship from America and hold multiple entry US visas. Do we still need a Bermuda visa for entry and if so where should we apply and what are the charges?
Viewed 4325 times since Tue, May 8, 2012
AsIndian nationals, you do not need to obtain Bermuda entry visas to visitBermuda Read More
Do we need passports when cruising from boston to Bermuda and back? We are US citizens.
Viewed 4029 times since Sat, Apr 21, 2012
You should be in possession of passports even though you are traveling on a closed loop cruise to Bermuda. Read More
I am a citizen of Trinidad and Tobago - do I need a visa to Bermuda?
Viewed 3877 times since Fri, Jun 15, 2012
Trinidad & Tobago isnot on our Visa Controlled Nationals list. As such, you do not need a Bermudaentry visa to come to Bermuda. Read More
Does my passport need to be valid for a specified length of time prior to the date of entry into Bermuda?
Viewed 3484 times since Tue, Mar 6, 2012
"There is no specific validity for the length of a passport prior to entry into Bermuda. The Immigration Officers at the L F Wade International Airport (Bermuda) will determine if a person can be landed in Bermuda based on the expiry date of the pass... Read More
We are Indians,we are residing in the USA since 2006 september.We are on a valid working(H1)visa which is valid till september 2012.Do we need a Bermuda visa to travel by cruise?
Viewed 3344 times since Fri, Jun 15, 2012
As Indian nationals, you donot need a Bermuda entry visa to come to Bermuda. The Bermuda entry visarequirement has automatically been waived. Read More
How do I go about moving to Bermuda on partners work permit? Do we need to be married?
Viewed 3296 times since Tue, Mar 6, 2012
You can apply for "Permission for a Partner to reside on an Annual Basis." The form is the Bermuda Immigration Application Form and the fee is $144.00. You do not have to be married to make this kind of application. Read More
DO I NEED A VISA TO GO TO BERMUDA? I will be going on a cruise from Baltimore MD to Bermuda. I have a 5 year UK visa which I use to travel to the UK every year. I am a citizen of the Philippines and have a Filipino passport. I have a US Green Card (p
Viewed 3236 times since Sat, Apr 21, 2012
Since you have a US Green Card, you do not need a Bermuda entry to visit Bermuda. Read More
1: Can Philippine citizen visit to island of bermuda without visa? 2: What is the Philippine requirement to visit island of Bermuda
Viewed 2938 times since Mon, Apr 16, 2012
In response to your questions… 1) no a Philippine nationalcannot visit Bermuda without a visa. 2) to visit Bermuda a Philippine nationalmust have a Bermuda entry visa, a valid passport and a return ticket (iftraveling by air).  Read More
My husband and I will take criuse to Bermuda in this Oct. We have Chinese passport and have had UAS tourism visa. Do we need a Bermuda visa to the cruise? If need,where I can get your visa in China? Many Thanks.
Viewed 2780 times since Mon, Apr 16, 2012
If your passport was issued by the People’s Republic of Chinayou will be required to obtain a Bermuda entry visa or you can apply for a waiverof the Bermuda entry visa. Applications for the visa should be made at theBritish High Commission near... Read More
I am a USA citizen. Do I need a visa to go on a Bermuda cruise?
Viewed 2643 times since Fri, May 18, 2012
No, as a US citizen, you do not require a visa to cruise to Bermuda. Read More
Cruise to Bermuda
Viewed 2566 times since Thu, May 31, 2012
Please refer to the attached document re Bermuda Entry. Read More
I am planning to travel to Bermuda with my family for 5 days. I am a citizen of india and am currently resident in USA. I have a permanent resident card (Green card).Do I need to have a visa to travel to Bermuda.
Viewed 2314 times since Tue, May 8, 2012
You do not need a Bermuda entry visa to visit Bermuda. Pleaseensure you have your Green Card with you. Read More
I have U.S. Green card but no passport from any country. Do I need a tourist visa to cruise Bermuda on the Norwegian Star?
Viewed 2289 times since Sat, Apr 21, 2012
Provided your green card is valid, you do not need a visa to cruise to Bermuda. Read More
I am a US Citizen. I DO NOT have a valid passport. If I take a Carnival Cruise arriving in Bermuda from the US and returning to the US with no other stops, am I required to have a Passport for a 3 day entry to Bermuda? Do I need a passport to access
Viewed 2144 times since Mon, Apr 16, 2012
Persons traveling on a closed loop cruise will be permitted todisembark the ship provided they have a birth certificate and a validGovernment-issued ID. Read More
I hold a valid Green Card and a Re-Entry Permit, but not a passport from any country. Do I need a visitor visa to enter Bermuda?
Viewed 2058 times since Sat, Apr 21, 2012
If you have a valid US Green Card, you do not need a visa to enter Bermuda. You really ought to obtain a passport at some point. Read More
Can a tourist visitor enter Bermuda with a one way ticket?
Viewed 1999 times since Mon, May 14, 2012
As a tourist visitor, you must be in possession of a return ticket in order to be landed in Bermuda.  Read More
I´m a Venezuelan citizen with valid passport do I need visa for a 7 days stay in Bermuda?
Viewed 1990 times since Wed, Jul 4, 2012
To visit Bermuda you must possess a Bermuda entry visa anda multi re-entry visa for the UK, US or Canada. Read More
Please explain what is a closed loop cruise; this should be explain with a little more detail.
Viewed 1946 times since Thu, Jun 28, 2012
A closed loop cruise is acruise which returns to the same port of departure without any stops at all.For example, New York-Bermuda-New York. Read More
Can I look for work while in Bermuda if I am there on a "permission for a partner to reside on
Viewed 1868 times since Fri, Jun 15, 2012
No, you cannot seekemployment or work in Bermuda. Your permission to reside as a partner onlyallows you to 'reside.' Read More
Is it possible to FLY into Bermuda from the US using a Green Card only? (no passport)
Viewed 1836 times since Fri, Jun 15, 2012
No, you must have a validpassport to be landed in Bermuda. Read More
I have a valid US Passport that will expire in June of this year, if I plan to visit Bermuda in April does my passports experation date have to exend 6 months after April ? I be arriving from the US and returning to the US with no other stops
Viewed 1816 times since Wed, Apr 4, 2012
You may travel to Bermuda on your current passport for your April visit. Read More
As a Brazilian citizen, do I need a tourist visa for a 5 days stay in Bermuda?
Viewed 1762 times since Thu, Mar 29, 2012
Brazil is not on our Visa Controlled Nationals list. Therefore,you do not require a visa to be landed in Bermuda as a tourist. Read More
I am taking a cruise to Bermuda with my parents, both of whom are Green Card holders but not US Citizens. Will they be allowed access to Bermuda based on their Green Cards and a valid Ukrainian passport?
Viewed 1754 times since Wed, Apr 4, 2012
Yes, your parents will be able to arrive in Bermuda on their green cards. Read More
Do Australian citizens require a Bermuda entry Visa?
Viewed 1741 times since Fri, May 11, 2012
 Australian Nationals do not require a Bermuda entry visa to visit Bermuda.  Read More
I am a US citizen. I’m planning a Bermuda cruise for people of four, and I have my father with me, who holds a Chinese passport with multiple entries US visa. My question is: Does my father need a Bermuda visa to go on teh cruise?
Viewed 1702 times since Tue, Mar 20, 2012
If your father's passport was issued by the People's Republic of China, he needs a Bermuda entry visa. Read More
I am an EU national (Spanish), and I would like to apply to a position in Bermuda. Do I need a work permit to work in Bermuda?
Viewed 1693 times since Tue, Jul 3, 2012
Yes, you need a work permit to work in Bermuda. Read More
What’s the benefit of having my passport stamped?
Viewed 1654 times since Fri, May 18, 2012
By having the stamp persons are exempt from the requirement for visa. Additionally, the stamp exempts persons from having to complete the arrival card when returning to Bermuda. Read More
How do I apply for a UK passport for a child over 16?
Viewed 1629 times since Tue, Mar 6, 2012
"You may obtain further instructions for applying for a UK passport for your child by going to the UK Washington Embassy website:  http://ukinusa.fco.gov.uk Read More
I am a Bermudian with a Colombian wife, we live in Barranquilla Colombia. We would like to travel to Bermuda for a month long vacation. We have requested information from the British embassy in Bogota, Colombia but they have not been of any assistanc
Viewed 1629 times since Wed, Apr 4, 2012
As a Colombian national, your wife must be in possession of a multi re-entry visa and a Bermuda entry visa to be landed in Bermuda as a visitor. Applications for both visa types can be made in Colombia or at the nearest British High Commission or Bri... Read More
DO I need a passport? I’m from Puerto Rico and I booked a cruise to Bermuda , I only have a birth certificate and a New York State ID
Viewed 1624 times since Sat, Apr 21, 2012
 Yes, you should have a passport to travel to Bermuda. Read More
My husband and I would like to cruise to Bermuda from Boston in May. I am a US citizen, my husband is a US immigrant with a Philippine passport. Does he need to acquire a visa for the trip?
Viewed 1602 times since Tue, Apr 17, 2012
 Yes, your husband requires a visa for the trip to Bermuda. Read More
I have searched you site to find a cost for applying for status. The fees differ by section - but I don’t see a link to tell you what these sections relate to, so I cannot tell which fee would be appropriate for me. I was also hoping I’d
Viewed 1557 times since Tue, Mar 20, 2012
See attached sample application form. Without the benefit of knowing your full details, Section 19A is probably the section under which you could make application for Bermudian Status. The fee is $475.00. You will have to collect a form from the Depa... Read More
I have just recently applied for a job with the Bermuda Regiment. If I am sucessful then my wife will be accompanying me. We are both UK citezens. She is keen to work. I would like to know what she needs to do and how she would go about applying to w
Viewed 1537 times since Mon, Apr 16, 2012
If you are successful on securing employment in Bermuda, you shouldcontact the Bermuda Regiment for information relating to the ability for yourwife to reside and work in Bermuda. The Bermuda Regiment can make applicationon her behalf, provided you m... Read More
My husband has valid estonian citizent passport and U.S.green card, I have valid estonian aliens passport and U.S. green card. Do we need to have vizas for travel to Bermuda with Norwegian Star?
Viewed 1531 times since Wed, Apr 4, 2012
 As both you and your husband have U.S. green cards (which I hope are valid), you do not need a Bermuda entry visa to arrive in Bermuda on the Norwegian Star. Read More
The passport issued by my local embassy is not machine readable, will this cause an issue upon entry to Bermuda?
Viewed 1518 times since Tue, Mar 6, 2012
No, we will still process non-machine readable passports. Read More
Do we need Permanent Resident Cards? My wife and I are taking a cruise to Bermuda. We hold valid US passports. Do we also need a "permanent resisdent card?
Viewed 1513 times since Sat, Apr 21, 2012
No, you do not need Permanent Resident Cards. Read More
I am Lithuanian citizen in USA right now.On my way home to Europe I’d like to visit Bermuda for few days.Do I need a visa or any other documentation then passport?
Viewed 1483 times since Wed, May 2, 2012
No, as a Lithuanian citizen, you do not need a visa to be landedin Bermuda.  Read More
My 13 years old son is travleing with our family to Bermuda in May. His U.S. passport expires in July. Can he use this current passport, or do we need to get a new passport? I’ve read in a tour guide book that passport need to be valid for 6 m
Viewed 1429 times since Wed, May 2, 2012
Your son can travel on his current passport. Read More
Canadian Citizens under 16 without Passport arriving by sea in a closed loop voyage - will they be permitted entry?
Viewed 1424 times since Tue, Jul 3, 2012
The children must also have a Government issued photo ID. Read More
We are planning to visit Bermuda in August. Our 9 yr old daughter has a passport which will expire
Viewed 1391 times since Fri, Jun 15, 2012
The passport expiry periodis not a problem for Bermuda immigration. To be sure your daughter will notencounter problems with the US, may I suggest that you also check with USBorder Control. Read More
I am Colombian and I was chosen to participate in a summer course of Coral Reef Ecology at BIOS, it lasts 20 days. Do I need a UK visa? or any visa at all?
Viewed 1368 times since Wed, May 2, 2012
As a Colombian national, you require a UK transit visa and aBermuda entry visa. Read More
Is it possible a child/children can get private lessons with 5 or less students?
Viewed 1317 times since Sat, Apr 21, 2012
You may contact the Road Safety Officer to obtain contact details of all Project Ride Instructors. Read More
Hello, I’m a Honduran citizen. I live presently in Italy for PhD studies and I’m interested in participating in a training course offered by BIOS center in Bermuda. I posses a Multi reentry visa for the US and my country is not listed und
Viewed 1275 times since Mon, Apr 16, 2012
Yes, you are correct as  Honduran citizen you do not need aBermuda entry visa. Read More