To apply for a construction permit or operating licence for a controlled plant, you must complete an application and submit it with the appropriate free.
Anyone keeping a dog must hold a licence for that dog. You must be at least 18 years old to apply for a dog licence. Licences are renewable each year.
Foreign Sports Fishing Vessel Licence
Any sports fishing vessel coming to Bermuda must apply for a licence from the Department of Environment and Natural Resources. The application should be submitted a week before arrival into Bermuda.
Imports and Exports Permits
Permits are required for a number of import and export activities. Click here for more details.
Recreational Lobster Diving Licence
To dive for lobsters in Bermuda, you need a Recreational Lobster Diving Licence from the Department of Environment and Natural Resources.
Lobster diving licences will only be issued to Bermuda residents.
Refrigerant Handler Permit
Only registered refrigerant handlers are permitted to carry out installations, repairs and servicing of air conditioning and refrigerant equipment
Scientific Research in Bermuda
You must submit an application for scientific research activities is you intend to conduct any research on any of Bermuda’s plant and animal species.
To spearfish in Bermuda, you need a Spearfishing Licence from the Department of Environment and Natural Resources
Spearfishing licences will only be issued to Bermuda residents.
You must apply for a water right before constructing a well or borehole. You need approval from the Bermuda Environmental Authority before the well or borehole can be constructed.
Wreck Investigation Licence
You will need a Wrecks Investigation Licence from the Department of Environment and Natural Resources to conduct archaeological and scientific examinations of historic wrecks in Bermuda. Applications are reviewed by the Historic Wrecks Authority (HWA).
Protected Species Permit for Relocation or Destruction
A permit can be issued for one-time activities that would otherwise be prohibited by the Protected Species Act. The permit allows for the relocation of a species and/or destruction that cannot be avoided. For example, if the species presents a risk to human health and safety. You can be fined up to $25,000 or get two years in prison if you don’t have a permit.