Bermuda Customs, Currency & Airport Tax regulations details

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Import regulations:

Free import by passengers of 18 years of age and over of:
- 200 cigarettes and 50 cigars and 0,5 kilograms of tobacco;
- 1 liter of alcoholic liquor and 1 liter of wine;
- gifts/personal goods that will remain in Bermuda:
- for visitors up to a max. of BMD 50.-; for residents up to a max. of BMD 200.-;
- personal effects.
No duty free import of perfume and food.

Arms and Ammunition regulations:

Firearms license issued by the Commissioner of Police must be obtained in advance. The permit will only be granted if the weapons are to be used for target practice and only at a duly authorized shooting club.
Prohibited: spear-guns for fishing.

Wild Fauna and Flora:

Endangered species are subject to CITES regulations.

Crew members customs regulations:

Duty free allowance on personal accompanied goods.


Birds: parrots, parakeets and other psittacine birds must have a health certificate stating that the bird has had a psittacosis examination within 3 months, if recent purchase from a pet shop, or 6 months, if coming from a private home.

Dogs and cats must have a microchip implant and be accompanied by:

General health certificate issued within 10 days prior to arrival by a licensed veterinarian, stating that:
- it is not infected with any communicable disease or parasite; and
- it has not been infected or exposed to rabies, and has not been present within the last 6 months in an area quarantined or designated as a rabies area; and
- it has been vaccinated with an U.S.D.A. approved canine rabies vaccine not less than 1 month and not more than 12 months prior to arrival in Bermuda. Exempt are dogs and cats landing directly from Australia, Great Britain, Ireland, Jamaica and New Zealand.

An Import Permit (incl. for birds) obtained from the Bermuda Department of Environmental Protection prior to arrival, and additional health documentation as requested in import application. More information available at

A certificate stating the dog or cat has not been kept within 30 miles of a foot and mouth disease infected area during the 30 days prior to shipment.

Baggage Clearance regulations:

Baggage is cleared at the first airport of entry on Bermuda.


Currency Import regulations:

Local currency (Bermudian Dollar-BMD) and foreign currencies: up to BMD 10,000.- or equivalent. Higher amounts must be declared on arrival.

Currency Export regulations:

Local currency (Bermudian Dollar-BMD) and foreign currencies: up to BMD 10,000.- or equivalent. In case of higher amounts: up to the amount imported and declared.

Airport Tax

No airport tax is levied on passengers upon embarkation at the airport.

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