All travellers to Bermuda aged two years old and up need approved Travel Authorisation to enter the country. From 7 March 2022, Travel Authorisation can be purchased for $40 up to a month before travel. To avoid being denied boarding, apply for your Travel Authorisation at least 24hrs before your day of departure. You can find more information on the COVID-19 Travel Authorisation on the Government of Bermuda’s website.
All visitors aged 12 and over arriving by air or sea to Bermuda must be fully vaccinated. Unvaccinated children age 11 years and under are welcome to Bermuda with a vaccinated parent or guardian. Specific vaccine and testing requirements for travellers depends on mode of entry to Bermuda. You can find more information on travel requirements specific to you on the Government of Bermuda’s website.
You must wear face masks when travelling to the departure airport and practice social distancing at the departure airport.
Upon arrival, you must show a copy of your Travel Authorisation and present a copy of the pre-departure COVID-19 negative test result if taken to health officers on request.
There are different entry requirements for returning residents and work permit holders. More information on travel requirements for residents and work permit holders can be found on the Government of Bermuda’s website.
If you’re fully vaccinated
Visitors must be fully vaccinated to enter Bermuda. At least 14 days must have passed since your second dose of the vaccine and the vaccine.
All visitors to Bermuda aged 2 years and over are required to have an approved Travel Authorisation to enter Bermuda. A pre-travel COVID-19 test is also required. This can either be a COVID-19 NAAT (PCR, LAMP or TMA) test up to 4 days before arrival, or a supervised antigen test up to 2 days before arrival.
No on island testing, or quarantine is required after arrival.
Find out if you qualify as fully vaccinated in Bermuda on the Government of Bermuda’s website.
Proof of vaccination status
You must present proof that you have been fully vaccinated to enter Bermuda.
You cannot use the UK COVID Pass to demonstrate your vaccination record when entering Bermuda. You will need the Bermuda COVD-19 Travel Authorisation to prove your vaccination status. You can find more information on the COVID-19 Travel Authorisation on the Government of Bermuda’s website.
If you’re not fully vaccinated
You cannot enter Bermuda unless you are fully vaccinated.
If you’ve had COVID-19 in the past year
You cannot enter Bermuda if you are aged 12 and over unless you are fully vaccinated.
Children and young people
Children 12 years and over must be fully vaccinated and have an approved Travel Authorisation to enter Bermuda. A pre-travel COVID-19 test is also required. You can find more information on the COVID-19 Travel Authorisation on the Government of Bermuda’s website.
Children aged 2 - 11 years old do not need to be fully vaccinated but must still apply for the Bermuda COVID-19 Travel Authorisation. Children aged 2 – 11 years old who are unvaccinated must do a COVID-19 NAAT (PCR, LAMP or TMA) test up to 4 days before arrival. Children who are aged 2 – 11 years old who are fully vaccinated must do a COVID-19 NAAT (PCR, LAMP or TMA) test up to 4 days before arrival or a supervised antigen test up to 2 days before arrival.
Children under 2 years do not need Travel Authorisation.
You can find more information on the requirements for children on the Government of Bermuda’s website.
Check your passport and travel documents before you travel
Check with your travel provider to make sure your passport and other travel documents meet their requirements.
You must hold a valid passport to enter Bermuda. Your passport should be valid for the proposed duration of your stay from the date you arrive. No additional period of validity beyond this is required.
British passport holders don’t need a visa to enter Bermuda as a visitor, but you must book accommodation before you arrive. Visitors are usually granted entry for up to 90 days. For further enquiries about visas, visit the website of the nearest British Embassy or High Commission, or the Government of Bermuda website.
If you wish to extend your stay while in Bermuda, you must get permission from the Bermuda Department of Immigration before your initial 21 day stay ends. While an extension of stay is not automatic, extensions are normally granted.
If you wish to work in Bermuda, you must secure a job before coming to the island. Your employer will then apply to the Department of Immigration for a work permit, and once this is received you may enter the country to work. You may not seek employment while visiting Bermuda.
For more information, contact Department of Immigration, Government Administration Building, Parliament Street, Hamilton. (Telephone: +1 441 295 5151) www.gov.bm.
Make sure you carry any medication in the prescribed packaging and bring the prescription. For further information see the website of HM Customs of Bermuda.