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Q: I cannot find some questions and answers in the Traffic Code Handbook. Can you help me?
Viewed 8288 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: Yes. You can speak with the Road Safety Officer for any discrepencies you may find Read More
Q: What are the hours of operation at TCD? Does it close for lunch? What time does TCD service its last customer?
Viewed 7634 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: TCD is open from 8:00AM -4:30PM. The TCD Registration Section does not close for lunch. If you can get inside the main doors before closing at 4:30, you will be served. If not, come back on the next business day. Read More
Q: I?m going to be 65 years old, or, I am over 65 years old and need to renew my driver?s licence. What do I do? Can I come in at a later time than 8:30 any morning to renew my licence?
Viewed 4418 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: If you are 65 or older, you can come into TCD any morning at 8:30 with a completed medical form. An examiner will instruct you as to the location of your exam. You will not be required to schedule an appointment for a reversal exam only if you pre... Read More
Q: How much does it cost for my car to be licensed or re-licensed at TCD?
Viewed 2707 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: The fee is determined by the vehicle's (class's) specifications. You may view all vehicle fees by clicking on the following link: TCD RATES AND FEES Read More
Q: How can I obtain a Special Persons Card?
Viewed 2242 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: For persons under the age of 65 you need to bring in some form of photo identification and a letter from a local medical practitioner verifying you have some form of physical or medical disability. If you are over the age of 65, some form if ID i... Read More
Q: I am in Bermuda on a work permit (guest worker). Can I do Project Ride?
Viewed 2060 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: No. Project ride is for Bermudian students age 15 1/2 and over. Read More
Q: Does the Transport Control Department issue an International Driving licence?
Viewed 1517 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: There is no reciprocal agreement between Bermuda and the U.S. This is why persons cannot come to Bermuda and drive private vehicles. International licenses can be obtained from http://www.idlicense.com/. Read More
Q: My relative is visiting Bermuda to take care of me while I am healing from an operation, how can they obtain a drivers licence while they are here?
Viewed 1401 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: Your relative may apply for a Provisional Licence. The licence is only available to Non-Bermudians. The customer must supply a Valid Drivers Licence from another ENGLISH SPEAKING jurisdiction, displaying that they have a private car licence. Read More
Q: Do I need an appointment for the written test at TCD? What documents do I need to bring with me?
Viewed 1317 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: No. The written test is offered between the hours of 8:30 and 4:00. You will need your medical form (completed by a local doctor), your passport and birth certificate, and your work-permit (if non-Bermudian). Read More
Q: Do you have a drop-box for vehicle re-licensing at TCD?
Viewed 1316 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: There is no drop in box at TCD; however you may post it to our main office. Read More
Q: How do I transfer a vehicle into my name?
Viewed 1240 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: 1. Make an appointment for a transfer inspection with a TCD Examination clerk or register for a user account via http://www.etcd.gov.bm to do so (instructions to eTCD online registration is on this site). 2. Provide your vehicle license (position... Read More
Q: How would a Senior Citizen renew a license through TCD?
Viewed 1136 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: Please see the Senior Citizens Guide to License Renewal available at the following link:  SENIOR CITIZENS: RENEWING YOUR DRIVER'S LICENSE Read More
Q: I have purchased a second hand vehicle. What procedure must I follow?
Viewed 1123 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: 1. Make an appointment for a transfer inspection with a TCD Examination clerk or register for a user account via http://www.etcd.gov.bm to do so (instructions to eTCD online registration is on this site). 2. Provide your vehicle license (positione... Read More
Q: How do I create a user account?
Viewed 1116 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: In order to register for a user account, please log on to www.etcd.gov.bm and select the "register" option. Complete and submit (by saving) your details and you should receive via the email address provided, an activation /registration c... Read More
Q: Can I fax an assessment form to TCD?
Viewed 1107 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: No, the TCD will not accept scanned or faxed copies of an Assessment Form. Read More
Q: How do I relicence my vehicle at TCD?
Viewed 1029 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: 1. Call TCD to make an appointment with an Examination clerk or register for a user account via http://www.etcd.gov.bm to do so (instructions to eTCD online renewals are on this site) 2. Bring your vehicle to TCD on the day of it's appointmen... Read More
Q: I drove my car while it was unlicensed and now I am unable to renew the license; what now?
Viewed 1014 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: Your vehicle may be blocked from relicensing as a result of being tracked by the allocated tag readers positioned at verious parts of the island: Middle Road, Devonshire; Harbour Road; Rural Hill in Paget; and Blue Hole Hill. Read More
Q:There has been a bike/car in my yard for a week; who can I speak with to have it removed?
Viewed 1001 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: As the property owner, you will need to contact the TCD Traffic Office with the details of the vehicle; indicating how long it has been on your property, etc. Read More
Q: How do I replace, transfer, or upgrade/downgrade my commercial vehicle?
Viewed 983 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: 1. You must provide a detailed letter requestin permission ro replace, transfer or downgrade/upgrade your vehicle addressed to the Trucks Advisory Committee. 2. Provide a picture or brochure showing the vehicle's manufacturing specifications... Read More
Q: What class is my car?
Viewed 981 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: You can find that out by taking a look at the vehicle?s registration, which is in the pocket of the sticker affixed to your vehicle?s windshield. If you cannot locate your car?s class, please indicate the make and model's specifications or co... Read More
Q: I have lost my driver?s licence. What do I need to do to replace it?
Viewed 972 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: Come to the TCD main office to obtain a ticket for service and you will be able to purchase a replacement license for $23.69 Read More
Q: How do I give TCD my insurance information to renew my vehicle license online?
Viewed 959 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
"A: Your insurance provider is aware that they must electronically send your updated policy information to the Transport Control Department?s system in order for our system to be updated. Please confirm with your insurer that this has been done and t... Read More
Q: Where can I get my driving record?
Viewed 956 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: You may request a letter confirming your Driving License history from the Registrations Office at TCD. Read More
Q: My vehicle was hit by a car that sped off and I obtained the plate number; who can I speak with?
Viewed 955 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: You may speak with the TCD Traffic Officer, but you should also contact your nearest Police Department to investigate. Read More
Q: My child is 18 and has no license; will he/she be required to sit the written exam?
Viewed 946 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: They will be required to sit the theory exam Read More
Q: My child is 14; can he/she participate in Project Ride?
Viewed 941 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: No. The age limit is 15 1/2 for Project Ride participants. Read More
Q: What is a Classic Car?
Viewed 931 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: 1. A Classic private motor car is defined as a private motor car having been registered in Bermuda for a minimum of 25 years and also licensed as a private car a minimum of 15 years. 2. A Bermuda Classic Car Association be established and all pers... Read More
Q: How can I take someone off my assessment number? The person no longer resides at that address, and I have someone else moving in.
Viewed 930 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: If you are the Landowner and your previous tenant refuses or is unable to provide an updated Assessment Form, you may send in a letter to TCD requesting that this tenant be removed. This will free up the assessment number, and it will be available... Read More
My car has one side mirror; will it fail inspection at TCD?
Viewed 930 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: As long as you have a rear view mirror on the inside of your car as well as one side mirror on either side, your car will pass inspection. Read More
My relative is visiting Bermuda to take care of me while I am healing from an operation, how can they obtain a driving licence while they are here?
Viewed 923 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
Your relative may apply for a Provisional Licence. The licence is only available to Non-Bermudians. The customer must supply a Valid Drivers Licence from another ENGLISH SPEAKING jurisdiction, displaying that they have a private car licence. Read More
Q: What does the Driving exam entail at TCD?
Viewed 915 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: The exam is a 3 part test; reversing test, parking and road test Read More
Q: How long is the pass slip (certificate) or pass stamp valid before I have to get my vehicle licensed at TCD?
Viewed 909 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: Annual Inspection is valid until a year from the date on the stamped certificate. Transfer Inspection is valid for one (1) month. Read More
How would a Senior Citizen renew a driving license?
Viewed 908 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
Please see the Senior Citizens Guide to License Renewal on this site. Read More
Q: My child has participated in Project Ride; what do we do now?
Viewed 903 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: Your child will be required to provide a completed Medical form; passport, and a Project Ride completion slip (provided by their Instructor) for the Examiner to complete a Pass Certificate. The child will then be required to obtain a ticket for se... Read More
Q: Where can I locate a Project Ride instructor as my child attends a home/private school?
Viewed 893 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: You may contact the Road Safety Officer to obtain contact details of all Project Ride Instructors. Read More
Q: What do I need to do if I have a complaint about a taxi driver?
Viewed 886 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: Please submit a letter to the Public Service Vehicle Legislative Board (via TCD) with your concerns and your concerns will be investigated. The Board will contact you to schedule a meeting to discuss your complaints is they deem fit to do so. Read More
My child is 18 and has no license; will he/she be required to sit the written exam?
Viewed 883 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
They will be required to sit the theory exam Read More
Q: My child is 16 and wants a license; what do they do?
Viewed 878 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: If your child is interested in taking part in the Project Ride program, you may speak with the Road Safety Officer for details. If not, your child will be required to sit the theory exam then schedule an appointment for a practical riding exam. Read More
Q: My Permit to operate my truck has been expired for over a year; what do I do?
Viewed 865 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A. You will be required to re-apply to the Trucks Advisory Committee for consideration. Read More
Q: I?m selling my car/cycle. What do I need for the transfer?
Viewed 863 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: Bring your car/cycle down to the TCD main office for your scheduled inspection. Inform the receptionist that you wish to have your car transfer tested. An examiner will test and stamp your registration, which will be valid for one month. The new o... Read More
Q: My cycle has a torn seat; will it fail inspection at TCD?
Viewed 861 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: Your car will fail as a result of a torn seat. Read More
Q: Do I need insurance to get a one day permit from TCD?
Viewed 859 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: Yes, you will require an updated Insurance policy in order to receive your moving permit. Read More
Q: I wish to purchase a truck from a friend; what do I do?
Viewed 858 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: If you do not currently have a permit to operate trucks; you will need to apply for one. If you hold a permit to operate then you'll only need the bill of sale; updated insurance and transfer stamp in order to have the vehicle tranasferred to... Read More
Q: What is the annual fee for my vehicle which is a class A?
Viewed 857 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: The fees for vehicles as well as non vehicle fees are available via the following link:  TCD RATES AND FEES Read More
My car has failed inspection for something ridiculous and minor; whom may I speak to regarding this?
Viewed 854 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: You may speak with the Senior Examiner to refute your result Read More
Q: Does my car need to be examined?
Viewed 853 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: If you have just purchased a new vehicle, it may be exempt. Please have a look at our exemption schedule to see if you qualify. Read More
Q: My car was involved in an accident but I need to relicense it; now what?
Viewed 848 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: If the damages are major and your vehicle is expiring soon: go to your garage in order to get an idea of the repairs and parts required. They will be able to provide you with an appointment date. You may speak with the Senior Examiner who may appr... Read More
Q: I currently pay rent to a rental agency. Who must sign my assessment form?
Viewed 842 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: If you pay rent to a rental agency, their signature will suffice for your assessment form. Read More
Q. My son/daughter wishes to obtain a youth licence from TCD, what steps should they take?
Viewed 842 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A. A Bermuda Youth License (BYL) has been initiated and is obtained with a successful completion of the Project Ride program, via an official certificate. Additionally, a medical form must be completed and the necessary funds must be paid at TCD to s... Read More
Q: I received an error message when I attempted to re-license my vehicle online; what do I do now?
Viewed 841 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: Please email the TCD helpdesk at etcdhelp@gov.bm and confirm the error message that you've received; the username that you created; and / or a detailed description of the problem in order for the helpdesk to further assist you. Read More
My landlord is away. How can I get him to sign my Assessment form?
Viewed 838 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
If you cannot reach your landlord, you must bring in 3 months worth of receipts of payment to him/her and 3 months of utility bills. Read More
Q: How old do I have to be to obtain a Learner?s licence for a car/truck, and when can I start my car/truck driving lessons on the road?
Viewed 838 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: 18 years of age Read More
Q: I would like TCD to participate in an event; with whom should I speak with?
Viewed 834 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: Please forward a letter of request addressed to the Director of Transport Control, Mr. Randy Rochester with a detailed description of the event, dates etc. Read More
Q: I wish to sell my truck; what do I do?
Viewed 834 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: You will be required to contact the Trucks Clerk to update your company file then proceed to sell your vehicle. Read More
Q: My application for a truck permit was approved; now what?
Viewed 833 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: You will receive a letter of instruction in the post or the Trucks Clerk will inform you of when you may collect it once your application has been approved Read More
What do I need to sign up for E TCD?
Viewed 830 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
You only need a valid email address and driver's license or learner's permit number. Read More
Q: What do I need to bring for a riding or driving exam at TCD?
Viewed 827 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: Please bring your current license if you are coming in for an upgrade; your learner's permit if you are coming in for a Driving test; or your passport if you are coming in for a riding test. If you are coming in for a Taxi driving test, pleas... Read More
Q: I want to sell my vehicle. What do I do?
Viewed 826 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: If you are selling a vehicle, it is required that the vehicle be inspected prior to the transfer of ownership. The fee for transferring ownership is paid at time of registration at TCD. This inspection can be arranged (normally by appointment) by ... Read More
Q: What do I have to do to import a vehicle?
Viewed 825 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A. If you are a permit holder, submit a letter in writing to the Trucks Clerk requesting to import a vehicle and indicate if it is a new permit or replacement of an existing vehicle prior to importation. Provide a picture or brochure with vehicle spe... Read More
Q: Where do I get my driving offence records?
Viewed 823 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: If you want to see what offences you have, and what you?ve had within the past year, see prosecutions, and if you want to see exactly what you can drive, see the Traffic Officer at TCD. Read More
Q: I have a complaint about a car on my property; who should I speak with?
Viewed 822 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: As the property owner, you will need to contact the TCD Traffic Office with the details of the vehicle; indicating how long it has been on your property, etc. Read More
Q: I own a permit and a truck and I wish to purchase a new vehicle; what do I do?
Viewed 815 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: As you already own a permit to operate, you will only be required to submit a letter requesting permission to add another vehicle to the permit. You must also include the specifications i.e. a brochure indicating make and model; also provide lette... Read More
How do I relicence my vehicle?
Viewed 809 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
1. Make an appointment with an Examination clerk or register for a user account via http://www.etcd.gov.bm to do so(instructions to eTCD online renewals are on this site)2. Bring your vehicle to TCD on the day of it's appointment, at the approp... Read More
Q: If I have an Intermediate truck license and wish to obtain a Taxi License, what do I do?
Viewed 805 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: You will be required to have a completed medial form but you will not be required to take a driving exam, only the theory exam. Read More
Q: Can I register a new car right after I have sold my old one?
Viewed 804 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: Yes. However, this can only be done after the new owner has re-registered the old car in his/her name. Read More
Q: Can I choose my Examiner at TCD?
Viewed 797 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: The Examiners are scheduled and as such are not selected. Read More
Q: I?m part owner of a car. Can I have the name of the other part owner removed?
Viewed 796 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: The "part" owner must provide a letter to TCD requesting to have their name removed of ownership from the car along with a new insurance policy indicating this change. You cannot take it off for them. Read More
Q: If I?m a part owner of a house, do both of us have to sign the assessment form?
Viewed 795 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: Yes. Read More
Q: How do I apply for an annual Sunday Permit for my Truck?
Viewed 790 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
"A. 1. Provide a detailed letter addressed to the Trucks Advisory Committee indicating the need for your reqest for an annual Sunday Permit. Read More
Q: How do I submit a complaint about TCD service with the Director?
Viewed 788 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: Please forward a letter of concern addressed to the Section head (depending on the Department) with a detailed description of the occurrence, etc. Read More
Q: I need to bring an unlicensed vehicle to TCD. What do I do?
Viewed 788 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: You will need to purchase a one-day permit to move the vehicle. Come to TCD with your valid insurance and request a one day permit at the Information Desk. Read More
Q: Can I get parking vouchers at TCD?
Viewed 785 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: No. Parking vouchers may be obtained at various stores throughout Bermuda. Read More
How do I obtain a Sunday Permit?
Viewed 783 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
1. Come in to the main TCD location, take a number at the Information Desk, and see one of the Registration Clerks. 2. Inform the clerk that you are interested in getting a Sunday permit 3. You will have to pay a small fee, and will be given a receip... Read More
Q: What do I need to do if I want to buy a taxi?
Viewed 783 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: You will be required by TCD to submit an Application to operate a Taxi or  an Application to Obtain a Taxi Permit. Read More
Q: My car failed its inspection and I want to sell it but Im leaving the island now what?
Viewed 779 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: Unfortunately, your car will need to be transferred over to the new owner in order for it to be removed from your name. You may leave the repairs in the hands of the new owner or a licensed garage and they can have it retested. Another option woul... Read More
Q: What class of vehicles am I able to drive?
Viewed 778 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: If you need this information you can verify your drivers licence codes (on the back of your license). Read More
Q: Will I have to make another appointment if I fail my driving/riding exam at TCD?
Viewed 778 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: You will need to schedule another appointment as per the instructions written on your fail slip by your examiner. Read More
Q: I?m living on a boat. How can I get an assessment number for my car?
Viewed 777 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: Please confirm with your marina as they may provide an assessment number for your vehicle or provide your mooring information in order to have a valid Assessment number generated. Read More
Q: Where do I pickup my vehicle licence plate?
Viewed 776 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: You may obtain a personalized plate upon approval of an application from the TCD Registration Clerk or have a plate made at Weir enterprises. Please be advised of the legislation which indicates the specifications of font and details of approved p... Read More
Q: How old do you have to be to drive a heavy truck, or to get a Public Service licence from TCD?
Viewed 776 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: You must be 18 years of age. Read More
Q: Will they fail me for having dark tint on my rear windows at TCD?
Viewed 775 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: Front windows must allow in atleast 35% of light. Tint can be fitted to the back windows. If your vehivcle has rear "wing" mirrors on both sides; these must allow in at least 30% of light. Read More
Q: I wish to sell my truck permit; what do I do?
Viewed 775 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: You will be required to contact the Trucks Clerk to update your company file then proceed to sell your vehicle. Read More
My van has no seat belts in the rear; will it fail inspection at TCD?
Viewed 774 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: Your car will not fail as rear seat belts are not a requirement Read More
Q: Does my landlord have to sign my Assessment form?
Viewed 771 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: Yes the owner of the property must sign the form or the form will be deemed incomplete. Read More
Q: How can my car become a Classic Car?
Viewed 769 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: Contact the Examination Department at TCD in order to apply for membership to the Bermuda Classic Car Association? Read More
Q: Can I use a van as a regular car?
Viewed 765 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: Only a Light Private truck (LP) can be used for both business and private use. Therefore, owners of these vehicles cannot legally own a private car. Read More
Will I have to make another appointment if I fail my driving/riding exam?
Viewed 765 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
You will need to schedule another appointment as per the instructions written on your fail slip by your examiner. Read More
Q: What do I need to do if I want to drive a taxi?
Viewed 763 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: You will need to submit a completed Application from TCD for a Public Service Vehicle license (Green form) and upon Approval, will be required to sit the Taxi Regulations Exam. Read More
Q: How do I get personalized plates at TCD?
Viewed 763 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: You must fill out the personalized plate application which is available on http://www.tcd.gov.bm or at the Information Desk at TCD Read More
Q: I remember taking a riding exam years ago but it is not on my license; now what?
Viewed 762 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: Please come to the TCD with your license and the clerk will check your record to verify the exam Read More
Q: I am not working. How can I obtain a Special Person?s Card?
Viewed 761 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: Bring in some identification, and the senior card is $1.00. If you are a special person and have a medical defect, you need to bring in a letter from a doctor. Read More
Q: Does TCD accept credit cards for payments?
Viewed 758 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: Yes. TCD accepts all major credit cards, checks, and cash. Please be mindful when using debit cards that the limit of $1000 has been extended by your bank. Read More
Q: Is there an ATM machine located at TCD?
Viewed 756 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: No. However, the TCD Receptionists can accept Credit/Debit cards for transactions. Read More
Q: I need to bring an un-licensed vehicle to TCD. What do I do?
Viewed 756 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: Come down to TCD with an updated insurance policy. You will need to purchase a one-day permit to be able to drive or ride the vehicle to TCD. Read More
Q: My application for a truck permit was denied; now what?
Viewed 755 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: You may request a meeting with the Trucks Committee Board after speaking with the Trucks Clerk Read More
Q: Is there a complaint box at TCD?
Viewed 753 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: No. TCD does not have a suggestion box at this time; however, if you wish, you may forward a suggestion to the TCD helpdesk at the following link: http://www.tcd.gov.bm Read More
Q: How much will it cost for me to upgrade my Public Service vehicle license?
Viewed 753 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: The fees for vehicles as well as non vehicle fees are available via the following link:  TCD RATES AND FEES Read More
Q: Do I need insurance before I bring in my car for registration at TCD?
Viewed 746 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: Yes; your vehicle insurance is required to be current in order for it to be renewed. At present BF&M, and Argus are online with us and once you have updated the policy with them, our records will be updated automatically. Read More
Q: How much will it cost for me to get a permit to move my vehicle?
Viewed 746 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: The fees for vehicles as well as non vehicle fees are available via the following link:  TCD RATES AND FEES Read More
Q: How do I get my car inspected through TCD?
Viewed 746 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: You should contact Bermuda Emissions Control Ltd (BECL 296-4323) to schedule an annual inspection for your vehicle as they are now responsible for all vehicle inspections. They are located downstairs of TCD. Their satellite locations are in Rockaw... Read More
How can I obtain a license to drive a truck?
Viewed 744 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
1. Complete the Application for Public Service Vehicle License (Green Form) which can be downloaded via the Forms and Publications link on this site. 2. Have a Medical Form completed by a local practitioner.3. Wait to be notified of approval (allow ... Read More
Q: I?ve been suspended from driving a car, but I still have my bike licence. What do I need to do in order to renew my license?
Viewed 743 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: Come to the TCD Information desk to obtain a ticket for service and you will be able to see the on site Traffic Officer to allow you to renew your license. Read More
Q: How do I purchase an occasional Sunday Permit from TCD?
Viewed 743 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
1. Come in to the main TCD location, take a number at the Information Desk, and see one of the Registration Clerks. 2. Inform the clerk that you are interested in getting a Sunday permit 3. You will have to pay a small fee, and will be given a receip... Read More
Q: How long does it take for a permit to be approved or denied?
Viewed 742 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A. The Trucks Advisory Committee meets on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month. Applicants can call the following Wednesday after each meeting for their results. Read More
Q: I need a new vehicle plate. What is the procedure I must follow?
Viewed 741 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: You must be provide the damaged or unwanted plates in exchange for a new pair from TCD. In the event that you merely seek a new number, please provide an updated insurance policy indicating the new number (in addition to the old plates). You canno... Read More
Q: Can I change my licence plate number through TCD?
Viewed 739 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: You must be provide the damaged or unwanted plates in exchange for a new pair. In the event that you merely seek a new number, please provide an updated insurance policy indicating the new number (in addition to the old plates) Read More
Q: I didn?t know I needed the EVR sticker, where do I get a sticker installed?
Viewed 736 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: You may bring your vehicle to TCD at anytime and the Installer will install your tag on site. Read More
Where are they located BEC?
Viewed 734 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
BEC operate out of all three TCD testing facilities. Read More
Q: Does TCD provide handicap parking stickers?
Viewed 734 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: No. You may contact the Corporation of Hamilton for that information at 292-1234. Read More
Q: I want to get a vehicle Permit. What procedure must I follow?
Viewed 733 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: Come down to TCD with an updated insurance policy. You will need to purchase a one-day permit to move the vehicle. Read More
Q: I have lost my vehicle?s registration. What do I need to do to replace it?
Viewed 733 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: Come in to the TCD main office, and see a receptionist at the front. Obtain a ticket for service and you may purchase a reprint of your vehicle license. Please note however, that only the person whose name is on the registration can obtain the rep... Read More
Q: I witnessed a crime and I obtained the plate number of the criminal; what do I do?
Viewed 732 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: Please notify your nearest Police Department. Read More
Q: How far in advance can I get my Vehicle examined by TCD?
Viewed 732 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: Ninety (90) days prior to the expiration. Read More
Q: Is there a law that prohibits me from having customized plates on my car?
Viewed 731 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: Please refer to the Motor Car Act via the following link:  http://www.bermudalaws.bm Read More
Am I charged for taking a re-test at TCD?
Viewed 730 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
No. Not at this time. Read More
Q: What do I need to do if I want to sell a taxi?
Viewed 729 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: You will be required to notify the Senior Traffic Officer at TCD. Read More
Q: Does TCD provide bus or ferry passes?
Viewed 727 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: No. You may contact the Department of Public Transportation for that information at 292-3851 or the Department of Marine & Ports at 295-6575. Read More
Q: How do I obtain a Permit to Operate a Truck or Public Service Vehicle?
Viewed 727 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
1. Complete the Application to Operate a Public Service Vehicle which can be downloaded via the Forms and Publications link on this site. 2. Provide a picture or brochure of the vehicle3. Provide a letter from both the Tax Commissioner's Office... Read More
Q: What is EVR and why should I have it installed?
Viewed 723 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: The Electronic Vehicle Registration (EVR) tag that sticks to the windshield of your car verifies wether a vehicle has a valid registration. Read More
Q: How much will it cost for me to have my car inspected?
Viewed 722 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: The payment for the vehicle inspection is included in the annual fee; however the fees for vehicles as well as non vehicle fees are available via the following link:  TCD RATES AND FEES Read More
I need to bring an unlicensed vehicle to TCD. What do I do?
Viewed 722 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
You will need to purchase a one-day permit to move the vehicle. Come to TCD with your valid insurance and request a one day permit at the Information Desk. Read More
Q: How can I become a certified Mechanic?
Viewed 721 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: As of January 1st, 2010, the Certification of Technicians falls under the the remit of the National Training Board. For information please send inquiries to http://info@ntb.bm. Read More
Q: What do I need to do in order to Re-Instate my expired truck?
Viewed 721 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
1. Provide a detailed letter indicating the reason that the vehicle had been unlicensed within a 3 month period. 2. Once letter is reviewed and approved there will be a $300 reinstatement fee charged at renewal. Read More
Q: What happens if the EVR sticker gets torn off?
Viewed 717 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: You may come in have another sticker generated then affixed to your windshield by our on site installer Read More
Q: What do I do if my bike was involved in an accident and it was destroyed?
Viewed 716 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: Please bring a copy of your police report to the TCD Registration Counter and a Clerk will have your vehicle canceled in our system. Please note that any remaining credit will remain in the name of the vehicle owner to be used for the next transac... Read More
Q: What class of vehicle can be examined at the Satellite TCD Testing Locations ?
Viewed 715 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: Private cars and 4 & 6 wheel trucks can be examined at the BECL satellite locations. Public Service Vehicles and Cycles must be examined at the BECL Location at the TCD main office. Read More
Q: Can my illegal vehicle license plate be read by the EVR readers?
Viewed 713 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: Illegal plates can be detected by the EVR reader and you can be cited for non-compliance. Read More
Q: What would happen if I do not have the EVR sticker installed on my windshield?
Viewed 712 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: You will be issued a citation as a result of failure to follow legislation as all 4 wheeled vehicles are required to have this tag (sticker) affixed to the windshield as of July 1st 2008. Read More
Do you have an ATM at TCD?
Viewed 710 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
No. However, the Registrations Clerks can accept most Credit/Debit cards for transactions. Read More
Q: Last year my car passed with its tint. This year it failed. What is the problem?
Viewed 708 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: Front windows must allow in at least 35% of light. If you car passed previously, that may have been in error. See the TCD chief examiner. Please see "Guide to Tinted Windows" by clicking on the following link: https://www.tcd.gov.bm or a... Read More
Will they fail me for having dark tint on my rear windows?
Viewed 707 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
Front windows must allow in atleast 35% of light. Tint can be fitted to the back windows. If your vehivcle has rear "wing" mirrors on both sides; these must allow in at least 30% of light. Read More
Q: How Can I schedule a Driving exam appointment at TCD?
Viewed 699 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: Contact the TCD Call Center at 292-1271 or create a user account in order to do so via http://www.etcd.gov.bm. Read More
Q: How can I obtain a license to drive a truck?
Viewed 686 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
1. Complete the Application for Public Service Vehicle License (Green Form) which can be downloaded via the Forms and Publications link on this site. 2. Have a Medical Form completed by a local practitioner.3. Wait to be notified of approval (allow ... Read More
Q: Will I have to make another appointment if my car fails inspection from TCD?
Viewed 680 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: You may come in at anytime without an appointment after the repairs have been made. Read More
Q: Is there radiation generated from the EVR sticker ?
Viewed 677 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: The level of radiation generated from the EVR tag is minimal at best. Read More
Q: How do I request an extension for licensing my truck?
Viewed 671 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A. Provide a detailed letter to the attention of the Trucks Clerk indicating why the vehicle may not be licensed within the required timeframe. Once the letter is approved, you will be notified. Read More
Does TCD provide bus or ferry passes?
Viewed 668 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
No. You may contact the Department of Public Transportation for that information at 292-3851 or the Department of Marine & Ports at 295-6575. Read More
Q: When is the next meeting of the Truck?s Committee?
Viewed 667 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A: The Truck Advisory Committee meets twice a month. Contact the Call Center at 292-1271 to obtain schedule information. Read More
Q: What is required when application is denied?
Viewed 646 times since Mon, Mar 5, 2012
A. The applicant must put in writing a request to see the Trucks Advisory Committee regarding the refusal. The Trucks Clerk will make an appoinmtent for applicant to see the Committee once the request has been received. Read More