U.S. Coast Guard Tall Ship “Eagle” to Visit Bermuda: Open for Public Tours

The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter “Eagle” is scheduled to arrive in Bermuda on Friday, July 8 as part of its 2022 summer training deployment. The ship will be moored along Front Street in Hamilton, July 8-12 and will be open for free public tours Saturday, July 9 – Monday, July 11 between 11:00 a.m. – …

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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 …

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New Travel Advisory Issued by the U.S. Department of State

The Department of State has issued a new Travel Advisory for Bermuda, reflecting the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) Level 4: Very High Level of COVID-19 Travel Health Notice, issued January 18, 2022. Travelers are encouraged to read the entire Bermuda Travel Advisory (state.gov) . If you decide to travel to Bermuda: See the  U.S. Consulate’s web page  regarding COVID-19. Visit the …

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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 …

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“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 …

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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 …

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

July 12, 2021 MEDIA ADVISORY U.S. Consulate General Announces Updated Travel Health Notice from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Today, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) adjusted the Travel Health Notice for Bermuda, de-escalating Bermuda’s status from Level 2, moderate level of COVID-19, to Level 1, low level of …

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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 …

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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 …

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Health Alert – U.S. Consulate General Hamilton, Bermuda, April 20, 2021

Alert – U.S. Consulate General Hamilton, Bermuda, April 20, 2021 Location: Hamilton, Bermuda Event:  Revised COVID-19 Restrictions As of April 19, 2021, Bermuda’s Ministry of Health reported 904 active cases of COVID-19 on the island.  To mitigate and contain the spread COVID-19, the Government of Bermuda announced updated restrictions. On Tuesday, April 20, at 5 am, …

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Health Alert – U.S. Consulate General Hamilton, Bermuda, April 12, 2021

Health Alert – U.S. Consulate General Hamilton, Bermuda, April 12, 2020 Location: Hamilton, Bermuda Event:  New COVID-19 Restrictions As of April 11, 2020, Bermuda’s Ministry of Health has reported 877 active cases of COVID-19 on the island.  To mitigate and contain the spread COVID-19, the Government of Bermuda has announced new restrictions. On Tuesday, April 13, at 5 …

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

April 5, 2021 MEDIA ADVISORY U.S. Consulate General Announces Updated Travel Health Notice from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) adjusted the Travel Health Notice for Bermuda, changing its status from Level 2 to Level 4, COVID-19 Very High. The adjustment follows Bermuda’s recent increase in active cases.    The U.S. Consulate continues to engage with …

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

March 15, 2021 MEDIA ADVISORY U.S. Consulate General Announces Updated Travel Health Notice from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Today, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) adjusted the Travel Health Notice for Bermuda, upgrading its status from Level 3 to Level 2, COVID-19 Moderate. The U.S. Consulate continues to …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 . …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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.    …

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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.  …

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

Location:  Hamilton, Bermuda Event: Update on Status of Flight Availability from L. F. Wade Airport The U.S. Consulate has been advised that, at this time, no additional commercial air service is planned to/from Bermuda during the period that L.F. Wade airport is closed. You are receiving this message because you have registered in the Smart Traveler Enrollment …

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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 …

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Health Alert – U.S. Consulate General Hamilton, Bermuda, March 19, 2020

Health Alert – U.S. Consulate General Hamilton, Bermuda, March 19, 2020  Location: Hamilton, Bermuda Event: As of March 19, 2020, there are two confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in Bermuda.  The government of Bermuda has implemented measures to limit the spread of COVID-19. Effective Friday, March 20, at 11:59 pm, L.F. Wade Airport in Bermuda will close …

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Health Alert – U.S. Consulate General Hamilton, Bermuda, March 18, 2020

Health Alert – U.S. Consulate General Hamilton, Bermuda, March 18, 2020  Location: Hamilton, Bermuda Event: As of March 18, 2020, there are two confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in Bermuda.  Several airlines have reduced or suspended flight services between Bermuda and the United States.  U.S. citizens who are considering returning to the United States are urged to work with …

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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 …

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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, …

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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 …

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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) …

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