U.S. Consulate General Launches Campaign Promoting U.S. Higher Education

United States Consul General Karen Grissette welcomed education partners, stakeholders, and special guests to her residence to develop education partnerships in support of the Consulate’s upcoming Study with “US” campaign Wednesday evening. To reinforce the longstanding educational exchange ties between the United States and Bermuda, the U.S. Consulate built support for the upcoming launch of ... Read More»

Weather Alert: Hurricane Fiona

Event:  Bermuda Weather Service ( http://www.weather.bm ) reports that conditions are expected to deteriorate rapidly on Thursday as Hurricane Fiona, now a threat to Bermuda, approaches from the southwest.  Be advised that rip currents and hazardous surf conditions will continue along south shore.  Hurricane Fiona is currently 736nm south/southwest of Bermuda with winds of 100kts gusting ... Read More»

Worldwide Caution

The Department has updated the Worldwide Caution and will post a red banner notice immediately to the Consular Affairs web site ( http://travel.state.gov/ ) given the United States’ airstrike that resulted in the death of al-Qa’ida leader Ayman al-Zawahiri.  Posts should ensure that the Worldwide Caution is immediately added to post’s website and that it is ... Read More»

U.S. Coast Guard Reviews Successful Enforcement Operation with Bermuda

U.S. Consul General Karen Grissette supported a visit this week by Rear Admiral Shannon Gilreath, Commander of the United States Coast Guard’s Mid-Atlantic Region.  The visit following the completion of a successful fisheries enforcement operation earlier this year in partnership with the Bermuda Department of Environment and Natural Resources, the Royal Bermuda Regiment, Bermuda Coast ... Read More»

U.S. Consul General Hosts 2022 Independence Day Reception Aboard U.S. Coast Guard Eagle

The U.S. Consulate hosted a glittering reception aboard U.S. Coast Guard Cutter ‘Eagle’ to celebrate the 246th anniversary of the independence of the United States and the longstanding, special U.S.-Bermuda relationship.    U.S. Consul General Karen Grissette welcomed Her Excellency Governor Rena Lalgie, Honorable Premier David Burt, Honorable Opposition Leader Cole Simons, Honorable Ministers, Members of ... Read More»

Weather Alert: Tropical Storm Alex

HURRICANE HUNTER AIRCRAFT REPORTS ALEX IS A LITTLE STRONGER – TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED ON BERMUDA STARTING LATE TONIGHT OR EARLY MONDAY The National Hurrican Center (NHC) advises that a Hurricane Hunter aircraft has been investigating Tropical Storm Alex.  The flight reconnaissance indicates a slightly stronger storm, with tropical storm conditions expected on Bermuda starting late ... Read More»

Weather Alert for U.S. Citizens – Hurricane Season 2022

The Department of State alerts U.S. citizens to the Hurricane Season which lasts through November 2022. Hurricane Season in the Atlantic commenced June 1 and runs through November 30. The  National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Climate Prediction Center  expects the 2022 season to be above average for the seventh consecutive year.  NOAA predicts that the 2022 Atlantic hurricane season will produce: 14 to 21 ... Read More»

Employment Opportunity: U.S. Consulate Seeks House Manager/Chef

Looking to advance your career in a dynamic environment? In this full-time position, you will have the opportunity to manage a high-profile, historic Bermuda residence and create dining and event experiences for VIP guests, including high-ranking officials.   Minimum qualifications: Experience supervising employees and contractors, including managing a kitchen Strong budget management experience Significant experience ... Read More»

U.S. Consulate Celebrates Earth Day with Paget Primary School and Bermuda’s Zoological Society

The U.S. Consulate General partnered with the Bermuda Zoological Society (BZS) and Paget Primary School to celebrate the 52nd annual Earth Day by volunteering to support the Trunk Island Living Classroom in Harrington Sound. To highlight this year’s Earth Day theme “Invest in Our Planet,” and raise awareness about important environmental issues like climate change, ... Read More»

Coast Guard begins Multi-Month Fisheries Enforcement Operation with Bermuda

PORTSMOUTH, Va. —U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Angela McShan (WPC-1135) is scheduled to arrive in Bermuda on April 6 as part of a multi-month fisheries enforcement operation in concert with the Bermuda Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Royal Bermuda Regiment, Bermuda Coast Guard, and Bermuda Police Services.  The cutter will be the first of three Coast Guard ships that will patrol seaward ... Read More»

Register to Vote From Anywhere in the World!

Registering to Vote and submitting a ballot is fast, easy, and can be done from anywhere in the world! Start by confirming your voter registration with your state. Some states require absentee voters to register annually so you may need to re-register. Go to FVAP.gov to connect to your state’s voter portal to register to vote, ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Consulate General Hamilton, Bermuda

Location: Worldwide: Event: On October 25, President Biden announced the United States will adopt a global air travel policy.  This policy prioritizes public health, protecting U.S. citizens and residents as well as those who come to visit us.  Effective November 8 all non-citizen, nonimmigrant (not a U.S. citizen, U.S. national, lawful permanent resident, or traveling to ... Read More»

U.S. Consulate General Announces Updates to the U.S. International Air Travel Vaccine Policy

On October 25, the Biden Administration released details behind the new international air travel policy that is stringent, consistent across the globe, and guided by public health. Starting on November 8, foreign national air travelers to the United States will be required – with only limited exceptions – to be fully vaccinated and to provide ... Read More»

Register and Request Absentee Ballots for Upcoming Congressional Elections

Register and request an absentee ballot now for these special Congressional elections: The following states have elections in the next 90 days: November 2, 2021:Florida Special Primary Election in U.S. Congressional District 20* November 2, 2021:Ohio Special General Election in U.S. Congressional Districts 11 & 15** *The State of Florida will conduct a special primary ... Read More»

U.S. Consulate General Commemorates 20th Anniversary of 9/11

Today, U.S. Consul General Karen Grissette hosted a wreath laying ceremony at the U.S. Consulate to mark the 20th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks and to honor the individuals who lost their lives that day.     “Thank you for joining me here this morning, as we mark the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks ... Read More»

“Coming your way, Bermuda!” – U.S. Consul General and Deputy Premier Observe NASA Rocket Launch from Bermuda’s Tracking Station

On August 10, U.S. Consul General Karen Grissette and Deputy Premier Walter Roban visited the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA) Tracking Station on Cooper’s Island to observe launch operations of an Antares rocket and Cygnus spacecraft as it passed directly over Bermuda. At 7:01 p.m. (AST), the Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia launched a ... Read More»

U.S. Consulate General and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Donate Water Supply for COVID-19 Support

This morning, U.S. Consulate General Hamilton and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency donated a supply of bottled water to support COVID-19 relief efforts as the Government of Bermuda continues to combat the spread of the Covid-19 virus. U.S. Consul General Karen Grissette and CBP Port Director Cletus William expressed their appreciation to the ... Read More»

U.S. COAST GUARD TALL SHIP EAGLE TO VISIT BERMUDA: OPEN FOR PUBLIC TOURS

ATLANTIC OCEAN — The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Eagle (WIX 327), “America’s Tall Ship,” is scheduled to arrive in Bermuda on Saturday, July 10th as part of its 2021 summer training deployment. The ship will be moored along Front Street in Hamilton, July 10 – July 14 and will be open for free public tours ... Read More»

New U.S. Consul General Appointed to Bermuda

The U.S. Department of State has appointed Karen Grissette to serve as the next, full-time, U.S. Consul General to Bermuda. A career Foreign Service Officer of over 20 years, Ms. Grissette recently served as the Executive Director of the Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board in Washington D.C., where she advised a presidentially appointed Board on the ... Read More»

Hurricane Season Security Message

Hurricane Season Alert: Security Message — Atlantic Hurricane Season.  The Atlantic hurricane season commences June 1 and continues through November.  Since Bermuda could be in the path of at least some of these storms we urge U.S. citizens residing in, visiting, or traveling to Bermuda to prepare for hurricane season and to enroll in the ... Read More»

Acting U.S. Consul General Appointed to Bermuda

Mr. Tom Edwardsen will assume Acting Consul General responsibilities on May 7, succeeding  Mr. Alan Purcell who departed the island this week. Mr. Edwardsen will remain in the position until the arrival of a permanent successor later this summer.   A career Foreign Service Officer, Tom most recently managed the Assignments Division for the Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs and the Bureau of ... Read More»

Limited Services and Contact Information During ‘Stay at Home’ Order

The U.S. Consulate General will only provide emergency consular services during the ‘Stay at Home’ period.  For emergency American Citizen Services, including emergency passports, please email hamiltonconsulate@state.gov . Anyone with questions or concerns may also call the Consular Section at 441-705-0424 between 8 am and 4:30 pm.  U.S. citizens can contact a representative of the Consulate outside ... Read More»

U.S. University Partners with U.S. Consulate General Hamilton to Host Virtual Open House in Bermuda

TROY, AL — Troy University, a public university located in Troy, Alabama, will host a virtual information session for Bermudians in cooperation with the U.S. Department of State, EducationUSA and the U.S. Consulate General Hamilton. The event, led by Troy University’s International Admissions Office, is scheduled for Thursday, March 25, 2021 at 6:30 p.m. and ... Read More»

U.S. Consulate General Announces Updated Travel Health Notice from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

March 1, 2021 MEDIA ADVISORY U.S. Consulate General Announces Updated Travel Health Notice from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) On March 1, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) adjusted the Travel Health Advisory Notice for Bermuda, upgrading its status from Level 4 to Level 3. The COVID-19 risk in ... Read More»

Severe Weather Alert – U.S. Consulate General Hamilton, Bermuda, January 26, 2021

Location: Bermuda Weather Alert: The Bermuda Weather Service (BWS) is forecasting gale and storm force winds that could reach gusts of up to 70 knots on Thursday, January 28.  The Ministry of National Security is advising residents to take the necessary safety precautions around their homes.  Additionally, all motorists are urged to exercise care and caution ... Read More»

Acting U.S. Consul General Appointed to Bermuda

Alan Purcell Mr. Alan Purcell has been appointed to serve as the Acting U.S. Consul General to Bermuda. Acting Consul General Purcell is scheduled to assume his duties the week of January 25 – succeeding former Consul General Lee Rizzuto, who left the island on January 19. A career Foreign Service Officer, Mr. Purcell served most ... Read More»

Special Election in Louisiana’s 2nd and 5th Congressional Districts

The State of Louisiana will conduct two special primary elections on Tuesday, March 20, 2021, to fill a vacancy for the 2nd and 5th Congressional Districts. Congressional District 2 includes nearly all of the city of New Orleans and stretches west and north to Baton Rouge. Congressional District 5 includes rural northeastern Louisiana and much ... Read More»

Health Alert – Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs (January 15, 2021)  

Location: Worldwide – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director has signed an order requiring all airline passengers traveling to the United States, including U.S. citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents (LPRs), to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 viral test or recovery from COVID-19. Event:  Effective January 26, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide either a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within three calendar days of travel or provide a positive test result and ... Read More»

U.S. Consul General Presents Cup Match Portrait to the Premier

U.S. Consul General Lee Rizzuto presented Hon. Premier David Burt with a special portrait created by American artist ‘Rob the Original’ this summer, to commemorate the Cup Match Holiday. The official presentation took place at the Cabinet Office, where U.S. Consul General Rizzuto recognized the importance of the holiday and his interest in highlighting its ... Read More»

Statement: U.S. Consul General Highlights Special US-Bermuda Relationship

Following a meeting with Hon. Premier David Burt earlier this week, U.S. Consul General Lee Rizzuto highlights the longstanding ties and positive relationship between the United States and Bermuda. “Rarely can you refer to a 400 – plus, year relationship that has exemplified the true meaning of bilateral relations,” says U.S. Consul General Rizzuto. Bermuda’s ... Read More»

Voting questions? Log into one of these live sessions!

We would like to notify U.S. citizens in Bermuda of the following opportunities to get your voting questions answered live.  While the last day to submit ballots to the U.S. Consulate in Hamilton for mailing to the U.S. via courier is next Thursday, October 22 at noon, some states will let voters submit their ballots electronically.  If ... Read More»

Hurricane Alert – U.S. Consulate General Hamilton, Bermuda, September 18, 2020

Location: Atlantic Ocean   Weather Alert: The Bermuda Weather Service is closely tracking Hurricane Teddy which is currently 767 nautical miles southwest of the island, moving 11 miles per hour.  The closest point of approach to Bermuda within 72 hours (3 days) is forecast to be within 119 nautical miles to the east of the island, at ... Read More»

U.S. Citizens It’s Not Too Late to Register and Request an Absentee Ballot

Absentee ballots will be on their way in less than a month, but it’s not too late to register and request yours.  The deadline to get registered and request your ballot for November 3 using the Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) depends on your state of residency. Here are a few ways to get prepared: ... Read More»

Hurricane Season Alert – U.S. Consulate General Hamilton, Bermuda, September 11, 2020

Location: Atlantic Ocean Weather Alert: The Bermuda Weather Service is closely tracking Tropical Storm Paulette, which is currently 888 nautical miles east-southeast of the island, moving west-northwest at 10 miles per hour.  Closest point of approach to Bermuda within 72 hours (3 days) is forecast to be 120 nautical miles to the southeast, at 12 pm on ... Read More»

U.S. Consul General Announces Resumption of U.S. Mail Service to Bermuda

The United States Postal Service (USPS) will resume acceptance of mail to Bermuda and other international locations effective August 21, 2020. “Thank you to the United States Postal Service, Delta Airlines and everyone involved in assisting with the resumption of U.S. mail services to Bermuda. This has been a great inconvenience for many, and I ... Read More»

U.S. Consulate General Announces Updated Travel Health Notice from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

On August 17, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) upgraded the Travel Health Advisory Notice for Bermuda from Level 3 to Level 2, due to COVID-19. The COVID-19 risk in Bermuda is moderate, however, the CDC recommends travelers to Bermuda practice enhanced precautions. On August 6, 2020, in close coordination with the ... Read More»

COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Information Last updated:  08/31/2022 ***  As of 12:01 a.m. EDT June 12, 2022, the CDC order requiring all persons aged two and above to show a negative COVID-19 test result or documentation of recovery from COVID-19 before boarding a flight to the United States, is rescinded.  Starting at 12:01 a.m. EDT on June 12, 2022, ... Read More»

U.S. Consul General Commemorates 51st Anniversary of NASA Apollo 11

U.S. Consul General Lee Rizzuto visited the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA) Bermuda Tracking Station on Cooper’s Island for the first time to commemorate the 51st anniversary of Apollo 11 – the spaceflight that first landed humans on the Moon – and the 30th anniversary year of the Hubble Space Telescope. Hubble has expanded ... Read More»

U.S. Consulate Hamilton Announces Resumption of Limited Visa Services

The U.S. Consulate General is beginning a phased resumption of routine visa services.  On July 15, the Consulate  will resume visa services for students who are legal permanent residents of Bermuda.  In addition, Third Country National (TCN) workers  who have been furloughed or terminated from their employment in Bermuda, and require a U.S. visa to ... Read More»

U.S. Consulate Hamilton – Ask The Consulate Live Facebook Q&A

The U.S. Consulate will host a live Facebook Q&A session on Friday, July 10, to answer questions about the suspension of visa services, waivers, travel to the United States, cannabis regulations, U.S. citizen services and voter registration. This is an opportunity for the public to ask questions about available services and issues surrounding travel to ... Read More»

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Donate Resources to the Government of Bermuda

The U.S. Consulate General Hamilton and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency hosted a small donation ceremony at the airport facility in St. David’s on July 8. On behalf of CBP, the Ministry of Health received a small supply of contactless thermometers, 10×10 pop-up tents, and bottled water as additional resources for public testing ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Consulate General Hamilton, Bermuda, June 30, 2020

Location:  Hamilton, Bermuda Event:  Bermuda Entry Requirements and Resumption of Commercial Flights at L.F. Wade Airport Effective July 1, 2020, commercial flight service will resume at L.F. Wade Airport. The Government of Bermuda is requiring that all travelers to Bermuda complete an online Travel Authorization and pay a $75 fee before traveling to Bermuda.  The Travel Authorization can be found ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Consulate General Hamilton, Bermuda, June 26, 2020

Location:  Hamilton, Bermuda Event:  Additional flight to the United States A privately chartered jet will be traveling from Bermuda to Teterboro, New Jersey on Thursday, July 2.  The flight is scheduled to depart Bermuda at 2 PM ADT.  There are 6-8 seats available at an estimated cost of $1,750-2,000 per seat.   If anyone has an interest, please contact: Carlton Smith, CSmith@longtailaviation.bm . ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Consulate General Hamilton, Bermuda, June 25, 2020

Location:  Hamilton, Bermuda Event:  Upcoming flight to the United States and resumption of limited American Citizen Services A privately chartered jet will be traveling from Bermuda to White Plains, New York on Saturday, June 27.   There are seats available at an estimated cost of $1,000 per seat.   If anyone has an interest, please contact: Anthony Richardson,  arichardson@cedaraviation.com L.F. Wade Airport in Bermuda ... Read More»

U.S. Consulate Open for Limited Services

The U.S. Consulate General continues to follow COVID-19 guidelines issued by the Government of Bermuda. While maintaining adherence to social distancing requirements and Government regulations during Phase 3B, the Consulate is available to provide limited consular services, including U.S. citizen services and emergency visa services. As of June 18, the Consulate is providing passport renewal ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Consulate General Hamilton, Bermuda, June 17, 2020

Location:  Hamilton, Bermuda Event:  COVID 19 Update – Expansion of Services at the U.S. Consulate On June 17, we will to open up our appointment schedule for limited U.S. citizen services. All services will be by appointment only – we are not offering walk in services at this time. If your passport has expired or is going to ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Consulate General Hamilton, Bermuda, June 8, 2020

Location:  Hamilton, Bermuda Event:  COVID 19 Update  –  Upcoming flight to the United States A privately chartered aircraft will be traveling from Bermuda to Teterboro, N.J. today, Monday, June 8 at 2 p.m.     Please contact  arichardson@cedaraviation.com  directly for information and ticketing. L.F. Wade Airport in Bermuda closed for incoming commercial passenger flights on March 20.  Charter aircraft ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Consulate General Hamilton, Bermuda, June 5, 2020

Location:  Hamilton, Bermuda Event:  COVID 19 Update – Status of Services at the U.S. Consulate The flight we mentioned in our last message, which is going from Bermuda to New Jersey on Friday, June 12 is now full. If we become aware of any future flights, we will send out additional messaging. We know that many of you ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Consulate General Hamilton, Bermuda, June 4, 2020

Location:  Hamilton, Bermuda Event:  COVID 19 Update  –  Upcoming flight to the United States An eight-passenger privately chartered jet will be traveling from the United States to Bermuda and back to Teterboro, New Jersey on Friday, June 12.   There are seats available on both legs, at a cost of $1,812.50 per seat.   If anyone has an interest, please contact:  Raymond ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Consulate General Hamilton, Bermuda, May 30, 2020

Location:  Hamilton, Bermuda Event:  COVID 19 Update  –  Flight to the United States – must book today! A privately chartered aircraft will be traveling from the United States to Bermuda and back to Fort Lauderdale, Florida on Monday, June 1. There is a very small number of seats available to U.S. citizens on the U.S. bound ... Read More»

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Consulate General Hamilton, Bermuda, June 1, 2020

Location: Hamilton, Bermuda Event: Social media reports the possibility of demonstrations occurring in Bermuda on June 1, 2020. The U.S. Consulate General will be closed to the public on Monday, June 1, 2020. We expect to reopen for emergency services only on Tuesday, June 2. Actions to Take: Be aware of your surroundings, and avoid crowds and ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Consulate General Hamilton, Bermuda, May 28, 2020

Location:  Hamilton, Bermuda Event:  COVID-19 Update Bermuda is currently in  Phase 2  of the Reopening of Bermuda plan. For full details, continue to monitor the Government of Bermuda COVID-19  website . Status of Services: The Consular Section remains closed for routine U.S. citizen and visa services, including walk-in passport renewals. We will open for these services as soon as it is safe ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Consulate General Hamilton, Bermuda, May 20, 2020

Location:  Hamilton, Bermuda Event:  COVID 19 Update: On May 21, Bermuda will enter Phase 2 of Bermuda’s re-opening plan.  This phase only permits a modest expansion of services, which will still require restricted operations. There are currently no plans for any further repatriation flights to the United States, and there is no established date yet for the return of ... Read More»

U.S. Consulate Open for Emergency Services Only

The U.S. Consulate General continues to follow COVID-19 guidelines issued by the Government of Bermuda. While maintaining adherence to social distancing requirements, the Consulate is available to those in need of emergency U.S. passport services. U.S. Citizens who require emergency passports, and have confirmed travel plans, should contact hamiltonconsulate@state.gov or call 441-335-3828. At this time, ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Consulate General Hamilton, Bermuda, May 5, 2020

Location:  Hamilton, Bermuda Event:  COVID 19 Update – Status of Services at the U.S. Consulate The U.S. Consulate is currently open for emergency services only. Walk-in renewal services for U.S. passports have been temporarily suspended. If you are a U.S. citizen and require an emergency passport, please email us at hamiltonconsulate@state.gov.  We will resume routine services ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Consulate General Hamilton, Bermuda, May 4, 2020

Location:  Hamilton, Bermuda Event:  COVID 19 Update – Possible Flight to the United States  A local travel agency has received authorization from the Government of Bermuda to operate a charter flight between Bermuda and Atlanta.  The flight will operate on Friday, May 15, providing there is sufficient interest.  If you are interested, please email the travel agency directly at ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Consulate General Hamilton, Bermuda, April 30, 2020

Location:  Hamilton, Bermuda Event:  COVID 19 Update – Possible Flight to the United States There is the possibility of a charter flight from Bermuda to Atlanta in mid-May.   In order to gauge interest in such a flight, please email the U.S. Consulate as soon as possible at  hamiltonconsulate@state.gov  if you would be interested in taking such a flight.  If you ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Consulate General Hamilton, Bermuda, April 21, 2020

Location:  Hamilton, Bermuda Event:  COVID 19 Update  – Flight Departing Bermuda A British Airways flight from Bermuda to London is scheduled to depart on April 25th. U.S. citizens who are interested in returning to the United States via London should contact Government House via email atexecutiveofficer@gov.bm . Tickets are £500 or $620 each with an additional ... Read More»

Alert: Flight Availability to the United States

Location:  Hamilton, Bermuda, April 13, 2020 Event:  COVID 19 Update – Flight Availability to the United States There will be a private aircraft departing Bermuda on 15 April to Palm Beach, Florida. Any interested travelers should please contact Carlton Smith at Longtail Aviation for additional information. He may be reached at 293-5971, extension 1024.  As of ... Read More»

Health Alert: Shelter in Place in Effect

Location:  Bermuda, April 7, 2020 Event:  COVID 19 Update – Shelter in Place in effect As of April 6, the Government of Bermuda confirmed 20 active cases of COVID-19 (there have been a total of 39 cases; 17 individuals have recovered, and 2 have died). Effective 6:00 am on Saturday, April 4, a 24 hour shelter in place order ... Read More»

Message for U.S. Citizens: Shelter in Place

Location:  Hamilton, Bermuda, April 6, 2020 Event:  COVID 19 Update – Shelter in Place in effect As of April 5, the Government of Bermuda confirmed 23 active cases of COVID-19 (there have been a total of 37 cases; 14 individuals have recovered). Effective 6:00am on Saturday, April 4, a 24 hour shelter in place order went into ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Consulate General Hamilton, Bermuda, April 5, 2020

Location:  Hamilton, Bermuda Event:  COVID 19 Update – Flight to the United States – Must Book Travel TODAY! As of April 4, the Government of Bermuda confirmed 23 active cases of COVID-19 (there have been a total of 37 cases; 14 individuals have recovered). A repatriation charter flight from Bermuda to Atlanta is scheduled for April 7.    ... Read More»

Update: Repatriation flight to the United States

The U.S. Consulate General urges U.S. citizens, and all others who may need to travel to the United States, to make arrangements now. A repatriation flight departing Bermuda to Atlanta will take place on Tuesday, April 7. The flight is available for anyone currently seeking to travel to the United States, or to transit to ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Consulate General Hamilton, Bermuda, April 3, 2020

Location:  Hamilton, Bermuda Event:  COVID 19 Update  – Repatriation Flight to the United States As of April 2, the Government of Bermuda confirmed 24 active cases of COVID-19 (there have been a total of 35 cases; 11 individuals have recovered). A repatriation charter flight from Bermuda to the U.S. is being arranged by the Bermudian travel agency Travel Edge.  ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Consulate General Hamilton, Bermuda, March 31, 2020

Location:  Hamilton, Bermuda Event:  COVID 19 Update – Continuation of Curfew Note: There are no updates for today. The following information remains in effect until further notice. The U.S. Consulate is resending this notice to assure widest possible dissemination of this information, and for the benefit of those who just recently registered with the Consulate.  The Government of Bermuda confirmed ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Consulate General Hamilton, Bermuda, March 30, 2020

Location:  Hamilton, Bermuda Event:  COVID 19 Update – Continuation of Curfew Note: The following information remains in effect until further notice. The U.S. Consulate is resending this notice to assure widest possible dissemination of this information, and for the benefit of those who just recently registered with the Consulate.  The Government of Bermuda confirmed 22 cases of COVID-19 in ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Consulate General Hamilton, Bermuda, March 27, 2020

Health Alert – U.S. Consulate General Hamilton, Bermuda, March 27, 2020 Location:  Hamilton, Bermuda Event: COVID-19 Update The following information remains in effect until further notice. The U.S. Consulate General is resending this notice to assure widest possible dissemination of this information. The Government of Bermuda confirmed 15 cases of COVID-19 in Bermuda, as of March 26. The Government ... Read More»

NOTICE for U.S. Citizen Travelers

STEP: Smart Traveler Enrollment Program Subscribe to get up-to-date safety and security information and help us reach you in an emergency abroad. U.S. Citizens Travelers: Please enroll in  step.state.gov  to receive alerts & ensure you can be located in an emergency. U. S. Citizens in an Emergency: In Case of Emergency: Call 1-888-407-4747 (U.S./Canada); +1-202-501-4444 (overseas); or contact the nearest ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Consulate General Hamilton, Bermuda, March 23, 2020

Location:  Hamilton, Bermuda Event: Interest in Flights to the United States The Government of Bermuda confirmed 6 cases of COVID-19 in Bermuda, as of March 23. All U.S. Citizens currently in Bermuda who wish to return to the United States by commercial air service, are asked to please inform the U.S. Consulate of your potential interest. In ... Read More»

Update: U.S. Consulate General Operations

The U.S. Consulate General supports all efforts made by the Government of Bermuda to ensure the safety and security of the country while combating the spread of COVID-19. In accordance with the closure guidelines and social distancing advice issued by the Government of Bermuda, the U.S. Consulate will suspend routine consular services as of March ... Read More»

Health Alert: U.S. Consulate General Hamilton, Bermuda – March 20, 2020

Global Health Advisory: Effective Friday, March 20, at 11:59 pm, L.F. Wade Airport in Bermuda will close for incoming passenger flights for two weeks. Only returning residents will be allowed on flights to Bermuda arriving March 19 and March 20. In countries where commercial departure options remain available, U.S. citizens who live in the United ... Read More»

Global Level 4 Health Advisory – Do Not Travel

The Department of State advises U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19.  In countries where commercial departure options remain available, U.S. citizens who live in the United States should arrange for immediate return to the United States, unless they are prepared to remain abroad for an indefinite period.  ... Read More»

The U.S. Consulate General Operations

In accordance with the Bermuda Ministry of Health’s COVID-19 prevention guidelines, the U.S. Consulate General in Bermuda is implementing all appropriate measures to help control the spread of the virus. The Consulate remains open and available for American Citizen Services.  However, as of March 17, the Consulate is cancelling routine nonimmigrant visa appointments.   The Consulate ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Consulate General Hamilton, Bermuda, March 14, 2020

Location: Hamilton, Bermuda Event:  There is an ongoing outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) first identified in Wuhan, China.  The global public health threat posed by COVID-19 is high, with more than 147,000 reported cases worldwide. As of March 13, 2020, the Government of Bermuda announced there were NO confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Bermuda. Bermuda has ... Read More»

Travel Information following Coronavirus (COVID-19) Proclamation

U.S. Consulate General Hamilton March 12, 2020 On March 11, President Donald J. Trump signed a Presidential Proclamation suspending the entry of most foreign nationals who have been in Schengen Area countries at any point during the 14 days prior to their scheduled arrival to the United States. These countries include: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, ... Read More»

The U.S. Consulate General Hosts Public Information Session: Your Steps to Studying in the United States

Meet with the U.S. Consulate General to learn how you can study and earn your degree in the United States during a public information session at the Bermuda EducationUSA Advising Centre on Thursday, March 19, at 5:30 p.m. EducationUSA Advisor and Bermuda College Counsellor Janea Mallory along with Vice Consul of the U.S. Consulate Nurik ... Read More»

NASA Rocket Launch Visible from Bermuda

The U.S. Consulate General and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) would like to advise the public of a scheduled rocket launch on Sunday, February 9, which may be visible from Bermuda. NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility on Wallop’s Island, Virginia, will launch Northrop Grumman’s Antares rocket and Cygnus spacecraft at 6:39 p.m. (Atlantic Time) ... Read More»

Security Alert – U.S. Consulate General Hamilton (January 6, 2020)

Location: Hamilton, Bermuda Event: Heightened Middle East Tensions There is heightened tension in the Middle East that may result in security risks to U.S. citizens abroad. While there is no direct or immediate threat in Bermuda, the Consulate will continue to review the security situation and will provide additional information as needed. Actions to Take: ... Read More»
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