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All consulates are locally-based. There are no embassies in this British Overseas Territory

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Honorary consuls of the countries they represent are asked to email this author, Keith A. Forbes at admin@bermuda-online.org to report any changes of or additions to their names and contact including email addresses. When local Bermuda-based consulates have their own website they will be shown here once they reciprocate the hyperlink.

Bermuda is a British Overseas Territory, not yet politically independent although self-governing, thus there are no embassies. Most resident consuls are honorary. The exceptions are the USA and Portugal, both with full consulates. Honorary consuls in Bermuda and the US and Portuguese consulates in this British Overseas Territory are recognized and certified as such by Britain's Foreign and Commonwealth Office. In the case of the USA, more than 75% of tourists, business visitors and consumer goods come from the USA. (Portugal has a full consulate as there are many long-term Portuguese nationals in Bermuda. Nationals of all other countries including Great Britain who are resident or visiting should note carefully that when or if any of their children are born in Bermuda, they are not Bermudian under the law unless at least one qualifying parent is Bermudian. (The laws are different in the USA, UK, Canada, etc).

Those countries shown below have consuls who are members of the Club Consulaire des Bermudes. Their functions include serving their nationals residing locally; visitors to Bermuda who are nationals of those countries; and Bermuda residents visiting their countries on vacation or business. The countries concerned also have diplomatic links with Bermuda via the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (CFO) in London. Consulates are normally open Mondays to Fridays. Always call ahead for an appointment. Countries not shown on this list have no local consuls and should be contacted in London or Ottawa or Washington, DC.

 Visa regulations can vary from country to country. Those who wish to visit or reside in any country named below should visit the consulates in person, always carrying and prepared to show full personal identification including passports, driver's licenses, etc and should ask what they need to enter that country. Bermudian holders of full British citizen passports do not require visas to travel to any country in the European Union (EU). However, holders of Bermudian (not full British citizen) passports do. For example, all British Dependent Territory citizens with a local (ie Bermuda) passport need a visa to enter Italy. This applies whether Italy is either the first port of entry to Europe or the country where the visitor stays for the longest period of travel. To avoid this, it is recommended Bermudians obtain their British passport as an option, which means that they will then NOT need a visa to enter Italy or obtain any Schengen visas. The application for the Italian visa has to be processed through the Italian Honorary Consul on the Island. The cost of an entry visa which takes up to eight weeks or sometimes longer to obtain, is normally payable by US $ draft with this cost varying according to European exchange rates. There are additional costs for couriers; administration agency costs to prepare and process the paperwork; and more

Minors traveling to Italy with school groups need to supply additional information obtained from their parents. Once a visa is obtained, it allows travel within the following 15 Schengen countries: Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain and Sweden.

Adults and minors from Bermuda visiting the USA who are not passport-carrying US citizens should always first contact the USA consulate.

Country Flag Consulate (or Honorary Consul shown by name) Address
Austria Austria Katarina Hoskins, Honorary Consul

Office: Victoria Place, 31 Victoria Street, Hamilton HM10. Phone: (441) 494 4019
Cell/Mobile: (441) 7043377. Email: office@austrianconsulbermuda.com 

Belgium Belgium Philippe Dutranoit, Honorary

4 Pokiok Road, Smith's Parish FL 05. Office(441)  533-3900. Fax (441) 232-3902 email: dutranoit@northrock.bm

Canada Canada flag Heather Conyers, Honorary

73 Front Street, 4th Floor, Hamilton HM 12. P.O. Box HM 140, Hamilton HM FX. Office (441) 292-2917. Fax (441) 292-9307. Email: Heather.Conyers@international.gc.ca. Canadian Consulate General New York. 1251 Avenue of the Americas, New York, New York, NY 10020-1175, USA. (212) 596-1628. Fax (212) 596-1790.

Bermudians and others travelling from Bermuda to Canada need an Electronic Travel Authorization to enter the country.

Denmark Denmark Bent Poulsen, Honorary

Crisson Building, 16 Queen Street, Hamilton HM 11. P.O. Box HM 2709, Hamilton HM KX. Office (441) 295-4806. Fax (441) 295-4788. Residence (441) 234-1249. E-mail Bent.Poulsen@maersk.com.

Ghana Dr. Leonard Teye-Botchway, Honorary Dr Leonard Teye-Botchway, ChB, FWACS, DCEH, FRCS. The Arches, 13 Berry Hill Rd. Paget DV 03. Phone (441) 232-3937 Accounts (441) 232-3030 Fax (441 236-4973. Eye surgeon. First honorary consul for Ghana in Bermuda. Dr Teye-Botchway,  from Ghana, has lived in Bermuda for 13 years. He is an ophthalmic surgeon with 16 years of such experience in Bermuda. He was born in Ghana, educated at the University of Ghana Medical School; and at leading Ophthalmology Institutions in the UK. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (Glasgow) and a member of several ophthalmology societies in the UK and US.
Great Britain UK flag Deputy Governor's Office (neither a Consulate nor an Honorary Consul) Government House, 11 Langton Hill, Pembroke HM 13. Telephone (441) 292-2587 (office). Fax  (441) 295-3823. E-mail depgov@ibl.bm. See connections between Bermuda and Britain.
Finland Finland John E. Riihiluoma, Jr. Honorary Canon's Court, 22 Victoria Street, Hamilton HM 12. P. O. Box HM 1179, Hamilton HM BX. Office (441) 295-2244. Fax: (441) 292-8666. Residence (441) 238-1064. Email jriihiluoma@applebyglobal.com 
France France Mrs Nicole Haziza, Honorary

Richmond House, 5th Floor, 12 Par La  Ville Hamilton HM08. Tel: (441) 777-5557. Email: france@logic.bm. Consulate General website: http://consulfrance- newyork.org/. See Bermuda's Ties With France.

Germany Germany Jens Alers, Honorary

Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (Bermuda) LP. Richmond House, 12 Par-la-Ville Road, Hamilton HM 08. (441) 295-0614 or fax (441) 292-1549 or cell (441) 505 2657. Email jalers@amlp.bm.

Ireland  Ireland John R. Kane, Honorary Windsor Place, 3rd Floor, 18 Queen Street, Hamilton HM 11. P.O. Box HM 2267, Hamilton HM JX. Office (441) 295-6574. Residence (441) 236-9876. E-mail jkane@avondale.bm. There are about 500 Irish residents of Bermuda. 
Italy Italy Cav. Gioacchino Di Meglio, Honorary Lido Complex, Elbow Beach. 60 South Road, Paget PG 04. Tel: (441) 296-9884. E-mail italia@northrock.bm. Bermuda passport holders traveling to Italy for tourism purposes do not presently require an entry visa. For other services and information please visit the Italian Consulate in New York. 
Jamaica Jamaica Winston G. Laylor, Honorary 55 Court Street, Hamilton HM 12. Office (441) 292-5264. Fax (441) 295-5646. Residence (441) 292-8888. E-mail honconjam@northrock.bm or wlaylor@berkeley.bm. Office hours: Mondays, Tuesdays & Fridays 5.00 pm to 7.30 pm.
Luxembourg Luxembourg Curt Engelhorn, Honorary Five Star Island, Southampton. Office (441) 295-1082. Residence (441) 238-0621. Fax 238-0331.
Mexico  Mexico Rod S. Attride-Stirling, Honorary

1 Crawford House, 50 Cedar Avenue, Hamilton HM 11. (441) 296-8314. Fax (441) 295-6566. Email: rsas@aswlaw.com 

Netherlands - Holland Netherlands  Maria Peterich, Honorary 'Woodlands,' 9 Middle Road, Paget PG 01. Phone 441 - 236-4578. Fax: 441 - 236-9892. E-mail: peterich@northrock.bm
Norway Norway Charles Nathaniel Arthur Butterfield, III Honorary Royal Norwegian Consulate, White Hall, 1 Park Road, Hamilton HM 09. P. O. Box HM 564, Hamilton HM CX. Office (441) 295-5519. Fax (441) 292-7972. E-mail: nathaniel@butterfield.bm or cnab@butterfield.bm.
Portugal Portugal Consulate, Acting Portuguese Honorary Consul, Andrea Moniz De Sousa Melbourne House, 11 Parliament St, Hamilton HM 12. P.O. Box HM 1726, Hamilton HM GX. (441) 292-1039. Fax (441) 292-0137 E-mail: mail@cnham.dgaccp.pt
Spain Spain Nola Dean, Honorary Vice "Olicana," 11 Jennings Road, Smith's FL 04. P. O. Box FL 60, Flatts FL BX. Office (441) 295-3062. Fax (441) 295-5386.
Sweden Sweden Jens N. H. S. Juul, Honorary "Lyme Regis," 1 Glendon Drive, Harrington Sound HS 02. Phone or Fax: (441) 293-7242. Cell (441) 332-0466. Residence (441) 293-0466. Email jensjuul@logic.bm. New York Consulate General (212) 583-2550
Switzerland  Switzerland Fabian Schonenberg, Honorary 2 Reid Street, Hamilton HM 11. Office (441) 295-5588. (441) Fax 295-5578. E-mail: Hamilton@honrep.ch.
United States of America USA Consul General Mary Ellen Noonan Koenig "Crown Hill," 16 Middle Road, Devonshire DV 03. P. O. Box HM 325, Hamilton HM BX. Telephone (441) 295-1342 or 278-7504. Fax (441) 295-1592. E-mail hamiltonconsulate@state.gov. See connections between Bermuda and USA. By far the largest foreign mission in Bermuda. It is a fully-staffed diplomatic facility.

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