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PORTS OF ENTRY BERMUDA


St George’s Harbour | 馃嚙馃嚥 BERMUDA

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Rules for Entry BERMUDA

A valid, machine-readable passport is the required document for entry into Bermuda. All travellers, within 48 hours of departure, must complete the Bermuda travel authorisation process online. Follow these other standard guidelines for clearance:

Arriving by Private Yacht

  • All private yachts entering Bermuda’s waters are required to obtain Immigration, Customs聽and Health Clearance from HM Customs. 聽The clearance facility is located at the eastern end of Ordnance Island.
  • The Customs boarding officer, who normally carries out clearance for all three departments, brings all documents required for clearance on board. The officer will also collect a passenger tax of $35 USD from each person on board.
  • Upon approach, visiting yachts聽must contact Bermuda Radio, which will guide you into St. George’s Harbour and direct you to Customs clearance berthing.
  • Yachts arriving from overseas ports are usually cleared with a minimum of formality.
  • To learn more about Bermuda Customs & Immigration visit Bermuda Airport’s website.

For more information please view the Guidance Document and visit聽Department聽of Marine and Port Services.

Extended Stays for Visiting Yachts & Their聽Crew

Effective June 1, 2011, visiting yachtsmen and their crew聽will be granted a maximum three-month stay on arrival in Bermuda. In keeping with best practice聽and standard immigration policy, visiting yachtsmen and their crew will be required to provide:

  • Proof of citizenship
  • Financial means to repatriate themselves by air (if required)
  • Proof of health insurance
  • A declaration not to seek or take up employment in Bermuda

The fee for this extended stay is set at a nominal $250聽for each member of the crew and each passenger. Extensions for up to a further three months will also be permitted on application to the Department of Immigration. The fee is $100.

MONEY

The BMD is pegged to the U.S. dollar at a rate of 1:1, and American currency is often used interchangeably on the island. Bermuda is a British Overseas Territory, but it has its own parliament and currency. The Bermudian dollar replaced the Bermudian pound in 1970.

COST OF LIVING

In 2021, Bermuda was again the most expensive place in the world when it topped the world鈥檚 Cost of Living Index as measured by Numbeo.com, beating out all other countries by wide margins in cost of rent, cost of living, cost of groceries and even a restaurant price index.

鈥 Family of four estimated monthly costs are $6,713.87 without rent.
鈥 A single person estimated monthly costs are $1,842.17 without rent.

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