COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Information Last updated:  07/26/2022 ***  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COVID-19 test result or documentation of recovery from COVID-19 before boarding a flight to the United States, is rescinded.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, …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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, …

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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 …

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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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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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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: …

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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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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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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 …

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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 …

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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, …

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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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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 …

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Health Alert – U.S. Consulate General Hamilton, Bermuda, April 2, 2020

Health Alert – U.S. Consulate General Hamilton, Bermuda, April 2, 2020 Location:  Hamilton, Bermuda Event:  COVID 19 Update – Repatriation Flight to the United States As of April 1, the Government of Bermuda confirmed 22 active cases of COVID-19 (there have been a total of 32 cases; 10 individuals have recovered). A repatriation charter flight from Bermuda to the U.S. is …

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Health Alert – U.S. Consulate General Hamilton, Bermuda, April 1, 2020

As of April 1 the Government of Bermuda confirmed 22 active cases of COVID-19 (there have been a total of 32 cases; 10 individuals have recovered). L.F. Wade Airport in Bermuda closed for incoming commercial passenger flights on March 20.  Charter aircraft are permitted to enter only with Government of Bermuda permission. A curfew is currently …

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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 …

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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 …

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Health Alert – U.S. Consulate General Hamilton, Bermuda, March 29, 2020

Health Alert – U.S. Consulate General Hamilton, Bermuda, March 29, 2020 Location:  Hamilton, Bermuda Event:  COVID 19 Update – Implementation of Curfew Note: This information will continue to be sent regularly for the benefit of new registrants in STEP. The Government of Bermuda confirmed 22 cases of COVID-19 in Bermuda, as of March 28. Effective at …

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

Health Alert – U.S. Consulate General Hamilton, Bermuda, March 28, 2020 Location:  Hamilton, Bermuda Event:  COVID 19 Update and Interest in Flights to the United States   Note: This information will continue to be sent regularly for the benefit of new registrants in STEP.   The Government of Bermuda confirmed 17 cases of COVID-19 in Bermuda, as …

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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 …

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Travel Update: U.S. Consulate General Hamilton, Bermuda – March 26, 2020

Travel Update – U.S. Consulate General Hamilton, Bermuda, March 26, 2020 Location: Hamilton, Bermuda Event: Charter Flight Availability from L. F. Wade Airport A charter flight that is repatriating Bermudian citizens has limited availability to repatriate American citizens back to the US (Atlanta) on the return flight. The flight will depart this evening.  Seats are very …

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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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Travel Update: U.S. Consulate General Hamilton, Bermuda – March 23, 2020

Travel Update – 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 …

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Travel Update: U.S. Consulate General Hamilton, Bermuda – March 22, 2020

Travel Update – U.S. Consulate General Hamilton, Bermuda, March 22, 2020 Location: Hamilton, Bermuda Event:  Additional Flights to the United States from Bermuda Due to the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) New York Air Traffic Control Center temporarily suspending aircraft approach and departure control services, air traffic is presently unable to operate in Bermuda’s airspace. …

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Travel Update: U.S. Consulate General Hamilton, Bermuda – March 21, 2020

Travel Update – U.S. Consulate General Hamilton, Bermuda, March 20, 2020 Location: Hamilton, Bermuda Event:  Additional Flights to the United States from Bermuda The Department of State has issued a Global Level 4 Health Advisory for COVID-19. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a  Level 2 Global COVID-19 Outbreak Notice . U.S. Citizens who live in the United States should …

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

Health Alert – U.S. Consulate General Hamilton, Bermuda, March 20, 2020 Location: Hamilton, Bermuda Event:  Additional Flights to the United States from Bermuda The Department of State has issued a Global Level 4 Health Advisory for COVID-19. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a  Level 2 Global COVID-19 Outbreak Notice . U.S. Citizens who live in the United States should …

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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 …

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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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