Bermuda’s property market is carefully regulated. Find out how to register your property with the government or how much your land is worth.
Learn how the Government of Bermuda keeps track of land ownership and find important information about your rights as a tenant or landlord in Bermuda, including key details on rent control.
This page provides a general overview of the Government of Bermuda’s Economic Recovery Plan. It includes a priority list of the initiatives focusing on areas with the highest impact on Bermuda’s medium-term economic growth and employment.
For guidance on how to complete the Tourist survey form, please contact the main office line on 297-7964.Tourist Survey Form
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For guidance on how to complete the Commercial survey form, please contact the main office line on 297-7964.Commercial Survey Form
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Here is an example of a completed Condominium survey form to help illustrate what information is required:
Here are examples of completed Residential survey forms to help illustrate what information is required for various scenarios:
Why do we need to reform Bermuda’s municipalities?
Information graphics, or infographics, are graphic visual representations of data allowing users to absorb complex statistical information easily. A series of 2016 Census infographics on a variety of topics are available.
The acquisition, keeping, breeding, brokering of a dog and the use of a dog for guard/security work are regulated by legislation.
To: All Real Estate Brokers and Agents
The Superintendent of Real Estate hereby advises that existing real estate broker and agent licenses will expire on 30 November 2017. The receipt of real estate license applications will commence on 14 November 2017.
The Land Valuation Department strives to provide high-quality services to all of its customers and welcomes all suggestions to improve.
All homeowners and long-term tenants are required to pay Land Tax twice yearly. You must pay Land Tax if you are:
the sole proprietor of a property
Every five years, the Department of Land Valuation determines the value of every property in Bermuda. That valuation is a snapshot of the rental market. Currently, valuation lists in Bermuda reflect the value as of 1 July, 2014. The next valuation will take place in 2020.
Careers in the Land Valuation Department
The Ministry of Public Works, Waste Management Section, is advising the public that it is working until 6pm today to collect waste in the east end. Should your household waste not be collected by 6pm today, please secure it for the duration of the storm.
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.
On July 11, 1996, the Waste Management Section of the Ministry of Works and Engineering was charged with the administration of all activities relating to the receiving of waste asbestos. The following policy is currently in effect:
Growing your own vegetables? The growing season is determined by the time of year and what will grow best in Bermuda's climate and soil. This list provides the time of year best for various vegetables. Use the chart below to help plan your garden:
As of December 2015, the new
There are three opportunities when you can make an objection to your annual rental value:
All property in Bermuda is revalued every five years by the Land Valuation Department. The revaluation process establishes annual rental values at a point in time, which are used to determine property taxes.
These valuation units are broken down into approximately: 32,700 residential valuation units
The Water and Sewage Section provides water and sewerage services throughout Bermuda. The current government water supply system produces approximately 200 million gallons of water each year.
Once a week Garbage Collection Routes: