Moving to Bermuda

Moving to Bermuda

Ports: Hamilton
Prohibited: Narcotics, Drugs, Pornography, Explosives, Firearms, Fireworks
Cont: Not exceeding 20′

Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco

Required Documents: OBL or AWB as applicable, Original invoice if exceeding limit

Customs Regulations: Duties will be assessed against Bermuda Customs Tariff

Clearance: Usually 24 to 48 hours.. Customer presence required for clearance? No

Remarks: Any person may import duty free up to 200 cigarettes and 50 cigars + 1.137 liters of spirits-
1.137 liters of wine

Diplomatic Removals

Required Documents: OBL or AWB as applicable

Customs Regulations: Duty Free

Clearance: Usually 24 to 48 hours. Customer presence required for clearance? Yes

Remarks: Exempted from duty according to Article 37 of Diplomatic Privilege Act 1980

Firearms and Weapons

Required Documents: Strictly prohibited Customs Regulations: Importation prohibited.

Clearance:

Remarks:

Household Goods and Personal Effects

Required Documents: OBL or AWB as applicable

Customs Regulations: Reading books and used clothing duty free. Other items subject to specific duty.

Clearance: Usually 24 to 48 hours. Customer presence required for clearance? Yes, for appraisal at delivery.

Remarks:

New Furniture

Required Documents: (1) Original OBL/AWB (2) Original invoice

Customs Regulations: Subject to specific duty

Clearance: Usually 24 to 48 hours.. Customer presence required for clearance? No

Remarks: Proforma invoice not accepted by Bermuda Customs

Pets and Animals

Required Documents: Proof of inoculation

Customs Regulations: Must be four months old and examined by a doctor ten days prior to arrival

Clearance: Customer presence required for clearance? Yes

Remarks: All animals require permit from the Bermuda Dept. of Agriculture and Fisheries

Vehicles

Required Documents: (1) Original OBL/AWB (2) Original invoice or Bill of Sale

Customs Regulations: Subject to specific duty

Clearance: At least one full work week. Customer presence required for clearance? No

Remarks: Restricted to size and engine capacity. License to use required from Transport Control Dept.

Please note:
The information on this page is intended as a guide and NOT as a complete or definitive resource.
The information on this page should not be used as an authoritative reference.