Work in Bermuda


Work Permits

  • In order to work in Bermuda, you will need to obtain a work permit.  Only an employer can apply for a work permit.  The employee can only enter the country to work after receiving permission.
  • The types of work permits which are available in Bermuda can be seen here
  • Find more information on work permits, visit our Ultimate Guide to Work Permits in Bermuda

Bringing your family to Bermuda

Your Spouse, Partner, or children are permitted to stay in Bermuda for the duration of your work permit.  To learn more, you can see the Bermuda Work Permit Policy

English language requirement

Persons coming to work in Bermuda in construction or from Portuguese Territories are required to have a ‘working knowledge’ of the English language.  

Searching for work in Bermuda

You cannot seek employment while visiting as a tourist. See the Bermuda Work Permit Policy

Enrolling your kids in school

  • All children under the age of 18 are required to attend school
  • Education for children of residents of Bermuda is free. See the Bermuda Education Act 1996

Retiring in Bermuda

To retire in Bermuda you and/or your spouse must own residential property in Bermuda or have been gainfully employed in Bermuda for at least five years.  (Source: Government of Bermuda knowledge base)

Bringing your pets to Bermuda

Before bringing your animal to Bermuda, you must obtain an Import Permit

Transportation in Bermuda

Bermuda is served by an excellent Ferry System.   You can find a map of the system and it's schedules by clicking here

Get around the island on the extensive bus service.  Route maps and information can be found by clicking here

You can also try one of our many taxis.  Find some of those services by clicking here

For experienced riders you may also rent a scooter to get around the island.  Find some of those services by clicking here

If you're staying in Bermuda for a period of 30 days or more you may obtain a driver's license and purchase your own vehicle

Finding a place to Live

If you're coming to Bermuda to work, you'll need to find a place to stay.  A great place to start your search is by speaking with your prospective employer, or by looking contacting one of the islands rental agencies or real estate agents.

Bermuda Job Boards

Spotlight Bermuda

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