The below provides a high level summary of immigration requirements for Bermuda. Whether a traveler may enter as a business visitor or requires a work permit depends on the traveler's nationality, duration of stay and activities in the country.

Allowable Activities

  • General business meetings
  • Giving presentations
  • Training (receiving)

Basic Requirements

Business visitors will typically be required to show:

  • That the purpose of the visit is limited and specific to conducting activities on the list of allowable activities (e.g. via a supporting letter or invitation email from the host (Bermuda) company)
  • Evidence of round trip flight itinerary and confirmation and physical address of accommodation
  • MRV, if required, valid for at least 45 days beyond the planned departure date

Maximum Period Stay

The maximum amount of time a business visitor is admitted is 21 days, unless the particular activity to be conducted specifies a different maximum. A business visitor that wishes to stay longer than 21 days after landing may submit a Visitor Extension application requesting up to 21 more days.

Work Permit Types

The most common work permit categories in Bermuda are the Periodic Work Permit, the Short Term Work Permit and the Standard Work Permit.

Maximum Period Stay

Maximum initial stays range from 30 days to 5 years, depending on the work permit type. Extensions are available.