News & Events

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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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