What do you do in the event of an emergency in Bermuda? Who do you call?

Find important information about public safety and emergency services. Learn more about Bermuda’s court systems, or find consumer information, including recent product recalls.

Circular No. 28 of 2023 - Early Closure 29 December 2023  

The Matrimonial Causes Rules 2023 are a set of regulations that govern the process of handling matrimonial cases in Bermuda. These rules are designed to ensure that cases involving marriage and family disputes are dealt with efficiently and fairly.

The Psycho-Educational Program was developed to focus on children who could not be effectively treated in Bermuda or those who had exhausted all available therapeutic services.

As a result of Hurricane Humberto and with the anticipation of Tropical Storm Jerry impacting the island everyone in Bermuda has been operating at a high level of anxiety for more than a week. We urge everyone to pay attention to their stress levels and those of loved ones.

The Ministry of Home Affairs comprises Ministry Headquarters, the Department of Energy, the Department of the Environ


The Liquor License Act 1974 (the “Act”) is the law that governs the granting of liquor licenses, the conduct of licensed premises, and the punishment of individuals/companies that break the law.

Bermuda maintains a National Oil Spill Contingency Plan to address major spills of oil to our marine environment. The detailed National Plan is Available Here: 

KRACK Atack:
Hamilton, October 18, 2017 - A weakness in a security protocol that Wi-Fi devices rely upon, has put wireless-enabled devices at risk of attack.

There are four different courts in Bermuda which include:

To maintain the beauty and diversity of Bermuda’s marine environment, for everyone to enjoy, a number of protected areas have been established where no harvesting is permitted. Line fishing, spearfishing and lobster diving are prohibited in these protected areas.

Recreational users of small unmanned aircraft, sometimes called UAVs or drones, are advised by The Bermuda Civil Aviation Authority (BCAA) to pay more attention to safety issues.

The Attorney-General’s Chambers is Bermuda’s Central Authority for MLA in criminal matters.  The Central Authority handles and processes all formal requests for assistance in accordance with the provisions of the

It is your responsibility to know Bermuda’s fisheries regulations before taking part in any fishing activities within Bermuda’s Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ). Contravention of any of the regulations is a criminal offence.

Many countries recognize informational privacy, or the right to protect an individual’s personal information, this as an important human right and have developed laws to protect individuals’ personal information. Bermuda has enshrined such rights with the passage of the 

Witnesses or victims of crime will be kept informed of court dates and the legal process by the Bermuda Witness Care Unit. 

You will be provided with:

In the event of an emergency, you might be advised to leave a particular area of the island. The Emergency Measures Organisation (EMO) makes the decision after consulting with committee members and weather officials.

If your vehicle is equipped with seat belts, the seat belts or child safety seats must be used as required.

If your vehicle is not equipped with seat belts, neither seat belts nor child safety seats are required. In addition, you do not have to have seat belts fitted to your vehicle.

It is very important to make sure you are safe, and that your property is safe.

If there is an emergency, call 911 immediately.

There are many different kinds of emergencies. Many emergencies can be related to: