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Apply online for your Bermuda Arrival Card
Last updated: December 2022
Bermuda has long been a favorite destination for honeymooners and those who love to escape the business of daily life. This island is renowned for its stunning beaches, which remain largely untouched, great golf courses, and stunning coastal resorts. What’s not to love about Bermuda?
Getting to Bermuda has never been easier! But before you go, it is mandatory to complete the digital Bermuda Arrival Card prior to your arrival on the island. This is not a visa, but a simple form to inform authorities of your travel purpose, health status, and if you have anything to declare. Find out more below and fill out the form online through iVisa.
What is the Bermuda Arrival Card?
It’s a simple form that the Bermuda Tourism Authority (BTA) requires visitors to complete before arrival, to capture visitor details such as emergency contact details, critical tourism statistics, and more. It is not a visa, so if you need a visa to visit, live, or work in Bermuda, please make sure to apply in advance.
It is the same arrival card that travelers needed to fill out before the pandemic started and is meant as an online visitor arrivals process for Bermuda. The arrival card replaces the Bermuda Travel Authorization form that was in place due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the associated forty-dollar fee.
The simple online form will take less than a few minutes to complete online, and it lets you complete all customs procedures faster at the airport. You also do not need to fill out the pink arrival card that you’ll be offered on the airplane.
Who needs the Bermuda Arrival Card?
All non-resident travelers arriving by air at L. F. Wade International Airport must complete the digital form accurately and go through the approval process before arriving in the country. Even those air passengers that already have an approved Travel Authorization that they previously completed, must obtain the Bermuda Arrival Card.
Non-residents that are arriving by sea, for example, by cruise ship, are not required to complete the digital form for visitors.
Validity of the Bermuda Arrival Card
The Bermuda Arrival Card is a single-entry document and is valid for your stay of up to 90 days in Bermuda. If you want to re-enter the country, the Bermuda government requires you to complete the form again, so they can accurately capture visitor data.
Transiting through Bermuda
It is not necessary to fill out this form if you are just transiting through Bermuda at the airport, and do not enter the country.
When should I apply for the Bermuda Arrival Card?
You can apply for the Bermuda Arrival Card on the same day of your travel to this country, but you must ensure you have the deliverable before arriving in Bermuda. We advise you to apply before your travel date to avoid any problems or delays.
How can I apply for the Bermuda Arrival Card with iVisa?
Filling in the application is effortless. All you need to do is follow these three steps to apply online through iVisa:
Step 1: First, fill out the simple application form and provide information such as your passport number, arrival date, and contact phone number. When you are finished, select the processing time you prefer.
Step 2: When you are sure that all the info you filled out is correct, you may make the payment by credit or debit card.
Step 3: Finally, click "Submit" and wait for your Bermuda Arrival Card to be delivered to your email address!
You will receive an email with a confirmation to print out. Please carry it with you to present it to immigration services at the airport.
Benefits of getting your Bermuda Arrival Card with iVisa
Application 100% Government Compliant: Our iVisa team will review each one of the answers you give on the form and adjust them to be 100% compliant with the government requirements.
Simplified Form: While on the Embassy website, you will have to answer confusing and tedious questions, at iVisa, you will only have to answer a simplified form with clear questions. It will be like filling out a short survey.
Fill out the form at your own pace: With the iVisa platform, you can fill out the form at your own pace, make changes whenever you want, and save your progress, so you do not have to start from scratch, unlike the embassy website which cuts you off from their website every time you take a break.
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Traveling to Bermuda with children/minors
Minors and children must also have a completed Bermuda Arrival Card ready to present upon arrival in the country. Parents or legal guardians are responsible for filling out the form on their behalf.
COVID-19 requirements and restrictions in Bermuda
Visitors traveling to Bermuda from November 2022 do not need to apply for a travel authorization anymore. Instead, the Tourism Authority will reinstate the Bermuda Arrival Card, which was in place before the start of the pandemic.
Most visitors, regardless of vaccination status, can enter Bermuda. There are no testing requirements or quarantine restrictions.
Where can I learn more?
In case you have any questions about the Bermuda Arrival Card or any other travel document, you can reach out to our outstanding customer support team online or by email: [email protected]. They are available 24/7 to assist you in case you run into any difficulties.
Visit the FAQs below to solve any other questions you may have about this type of travel document.
Required Documents to Apply
- Your passport. It needs to be valid for at least six months after your exit day from Bermuda and it has to have one blank page.
The Bermuda Arrival card is a single-entry travel document and is valid for 3 months.
You don’t need a visa to enter Bermuda, just your Bermuda Arrival Card, and your valid passport.
The Bermuda Arrival Card is for visitors and tourism purposes only.
To apply for this travel document your passport must be valid for at least six months after your exit day from Bermuda and it has to have one blank page.
You can apply online for this card with iVisa.
If you are arriving in Bermuda by air or by yacht, you can and need to apply for this travel document.
If you are arriving by cruise, you don’t need to complete any entry form.
Children also need to apply for a Bermuda Arrival Card to enter this country.
You can apply for this document the same day of your travel to Bermuda, but we advise you to apply in advance to avoid delays.
Currently, there are no COVID-19 requirements to enter Bermuda.
At iVisa, we do all the paperwork for you, and our team reviews your application to be 100% government-compliant and to avoid rejections.
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How long does it take to apply for my Bermuda Arrival Card?
Applying with iVisa will take you less than 15 minutes.
What do I need to apply for a Bermuda Arrival Card?
To apply for the Bermuda Arrival card, you just need your passport. It needs to be valid for at least six months beyond your exit day from Bermuda and to have one blank page.
What is the cost of the Bermuda Arrival Card?
You can get your Bermuda Arrival Card for free if you apply from the government site. But remember that applying alone for a travel document can be confusing and a very stressful and time-consuming experience.
At iVisa, you might need to pay a service fee, but we do all the hard work for you! With our service, you can forget about all the hassle and start to enjoy planning your trip.
How long is the Bermuda Arrival Card valid?
The Bermuda Arrival Card is valid for 3 months after it is issued.
Do children need to apply for the Bermuda Arrival Card?
Yes, they do. Children also need to get their Bermuda Arrival Card.