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Government Fees Amendment Regulations 2006
GOVERNMENT FEES AMENDMENT REGULATIONS 2006


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BR 20 / 2006

GOVERNMENT FEES ACT 1965

1965 : 103

GOVERNMENT FEES AMENDMENT REGULATIONS 2006


The Minister of Finance, in exercise of the powers conferred by
section 2(1) of the Government Fees Act 1965, makes the following
Regulations:

Citation
1 These Regulations may be cited as the Government Fees
Amendment Regulations 2006.

Substitution of Schedule
2 The Schedule to the Government Fees Regulations 1976 is
revoked and the Schedule to these Regulations is substituted.

Commencement and transitional
3 (1) Subject to paragraph (2), these Regulations shall come into
force on the 1st day of April 2006.

(2) Nothing in these Regulations shall affect the validity of a
fee, paid before the coming into force of these Regulations.

SCHEDULE (Regulation 2)

Head 1
Agriculture Act 1930

Issuing a certificate to practise veterinary science
under section 8—

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(a) on application $243.00

(b) on issue $243.00

Head 2
Auxiliary Bicycles Act 1954

(1) Issuing an annual licence to operate an
auxiliary bicycle livery under section 16 $41.00

(per 50 auxiliary
bicycles registered

or part thereof)

(2) Registering an auxiliary bicycle under
section 21 $28.00

(3) Examining an auxiliary bicycle under
section 18

$20.00

(4) Issuing a duplicate of any document other
than a certificate of registration $15.00

(5) Issuing or renewing a driver's licence under
section 9 $95.00

(6) Issuing an auxiliary bicycle identification
plate under section 22 $21.00

Head 3
Bermuda Airport (Duty Free Sales) Act 1997

(1) Granting an Airport Duty Free Sales
Licence under section 4 $1,213.00

(2) Granting an Airport Duty Free
Warehouse Licence under section 34—


(a) where the value of the bond for
scheduled goods is $100,000 or
less

(b) where the value of the bond for
scheduled goods exceeds $100,000

$6,064.00

$12,128.00

Head 4
Bermuda Archives Act 1974

(1) Duplication of archival material from
paper or microfilm record⎯

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(a) Copy of printed works $0.50
(per copy -

standard size)

$1.25
(per copy -
ledger size)

(b) Copy of archival works $1.00
(per copy -

standard size)

$1.50
(per copy -
ledger size)

(c) Copy of microfilm record $1.00
(per copy)

(d) Copy of microfilm positive reel $66.00

(e) Certified copy of archival record $16.00

(f) Additional service fee for copies
provided by mail

$16.00

(g) Any other paper or microfilm
duplication service

$21.00
(per hour)

(2) Photographic duplication service Actual
vendor cost

plus 25%
administration

fee

(3) VHS video duplication service Actual
vendor cost

plus 25%
administration

fee

(4) Use of any pictorial image for
commercial purposes⎯

(a) Periodical or serial publications $105.00
(national-

per image)

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$158.00
(international-

per image)

(b) Book editions $105.00
(national-

per image)

$158.00
(international-

per image)

(c) Advertising and promotional $158.00
(national-

per image)

$210.00
(international-

per image)

(d) Broadcast film or television $158.00
(national-

per image)

$263.00
(international-

per image)

(5) Use of any pictorial image by a not-for-
profit entity (single edition use)

Actual
vendor cost

plus 25%
administration

fee
(per image)

(6) Use of any pictorial image for non-
commercial personal use (single edition use)

Actual
vendor cost

plus 25%
administration

fee
(per image)

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NOTE: If multiple use authority is requested for
items (5) and (6) (above), the fee will be determined
by reference to paragraph (4)(a), (b), (c) or (d)
(above), as the case may be.

Head 5
Bermuda Immigration and Protection Act 1956

(1) Applying for grant of Bermudian
status under section 20A, 20D, 20E or 20F $1,580.00

($984 refundable if
refused)

(2) Applying for grant of Bermudian
status under section 19 or 19A $439.00

(non-refundable)

(3) Applying for grant of Bermudian
status—

(a) under section 20 $123.00

(b) under section 20B $123.00

(4) Issuing a certificate of Bermudian
status under section 21— $123.00

(5) Confirmation of Bermudian status
under section 16, 17 or 18 $61.00

(6) Subject to paragraphs (8) and (9), in
respect of a person without Bermudian status or
special category status or spouse's employment
rights or rights under section 60(6) who is not one
of the following, that is to say, the parent or lawful
guardian of, and has legal custody of, a child under
the age of 18 years who has Bermudian status and
resides with him or her, or a person who either was
born in Bermuda or first arrived in Bermuda before
his sixth birthday and can potentially qualify for
the grant of Bermudian status under section 20A—

(a) applying under section 60 for
permission to employ such a
person, under—

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(i) a part-time permit (where-
under the Minister may grant
such permission for a period
of one year or less in respect
of persons engaged in
activities not exceeding 9
hours in any one week) $79.00

(ii) a part-time permit (where-
under the Minister may grant
such permission for a period
of one year or less in respect
of instructors or private tutors
already resident in Bermuda,
engaged for not more than 9
hours in any one week) $38.00

(iii) a part-time occasional permit
(whereunder the Minister may
grant such permission for a
period of one year or less in
respect of casual part-time
models who are lawful
residents of Bermuda engaged
for not more than 100 hours
in any twelve-month period) $308.00

(iv) a temporary permit (where-
under the Minister may grant
such permission in respect of
employment for a specific job
for a period not exceeding 3
months) $500.00

(v) a short-term permit (where-
under the Minister may grant
such permission for a person
to be engaged, for a single
period of 14 days or less, in
professional sport or
entertainment)—

(A) per person (up to 5
persons) $280.00

(B) per group of more than 5
persons in addition to the
fee at (A) above, for each
person beyond the fifth $140.00

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(vi) a letter of permission (where-
under the Minister may grant
such permission for a period
of time specified in the letter
not exceeding 5 years to not-
for-profit organisations,
including registered charitable
organisations, for the
employment of coaches,
teachers of sports and
recreation, clergy, speakers
and musicians) Nil

(vii) a one-year permit (where-
under the Minister may grant
such permission for any
period less than 18 months) $616.00

(viii) a two-year permit (where-
under the Minister may grant
such permission for a period
of 18 months or more but less
than 30 months) $1,233.00

(ix) a three-year permit (where-
under the Minister may grant
such permission for a period
of 30 months or more but less
than 42 months) $1,849.00

(x) a four-year permit (where-
under the Minister may grant
such permission for a period
of 42 months or more but less
than 54 months) $2,465.00

(xi) a five-year permit (where-
under the Minister may grant
such permission for a period
of 54 months or more but less
than 66 months) $3,082.00

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(xii) a one-year permit (where-
under the Minister may grant
such permission for a period
of one year or less in respect
of a child care worker engaged
to provide child care services
in his or her home)

$205.00
(in respect of each

child cared for)

(xiii) any permit under (iv) or (vii) to
(xi) of paragraph (6)(a) for the
care-giver of anyone who is
over the age of 65 years

Nil

(xiv) late application fee of any
permit under paragraph (6)(a)
whereby a charge is levied for
each month or part of a month
that elapses between the
expiry date of a permit and
the date of receipt of an
application to renew the
permit $200.00

(per month or part
of a month)

(b) Applying—

(i) to transfer a person with a
valid work permit to another
company within the same
group of companies or on
merger or takeover where his
duties remain the same $308.00

(ii) to transfer such a person
from one occupation to
another occupation with the
same employer $308.00

(iii) to change the job title of such
a person whose employer and
duties remain the same $308.00

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(7) Applying under section 60 for
permission to employ a person without Bermudian
status who is one of the following, that is to say,
the parent or lawful guardian of, and has legal
custody of, a person with Bermudian status who is
under 18 years of age and resides with him, or a
person who either was born in Bermuda or first
arrived in Bermuda before his sixth birthday and
can potentially qualify for the grant of Bermudian
status under section 20A—

(a) under a work permit valid for such
period as may be specified in the
permit

$79.00
(non-refundable)

(b) under a letter of permission
(whereunder the Minister may
grant such permission for a period
of time specified in the letter not
exceeding 5 years to not-for-profit
organisations, including registered
charitable organisations, for the
employment of coaches, teachers of
sports and recreation, clergy,
speakers and musicians) Nil

(8) Where a permission is granted for a
period less than that applied for, the relevant pro-
portion of the fee paid in accordance with
categories (viii) to (xi) of paragraph (6)(a), shall be
refunded. Where no permission of any kind is
granted, or where permission is granted and the
person in respect of whom permission is granted
does not take up employment, then the fee paid
under categories (iii) to (v) and (vii) to (xii) of
paragraph (6)(a), less $126.00, shall be refunded.

(9) Where permission is granted in accor-
dance with categories (viii) to (xi) of paragraph (6)(a)
and the work permit is cancelled before the expiry
date, there shall be refunded the relevant fee for
each whole year that remains unused on the date
of cancellation.

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(10) Considering an application by a
restricted person or a trustee or grantee for the
benefit of a restricted person for a licence to hold or
acquire land

(Where a licence is granted under
paragraph (11), the fee specified in this paragraph
shall be refunded to the applicant.)

$1,271.00

(11) Granting to a restricted person or to a
trustee or grantee for the benefit of a restricted
person—

(a) a licence to hold or acquire land—

(i) where the land is acquired by
devise or inheritance or by
voluntary conveyance

(ii) in any other case—

$1,271.00

(A) where the land comprises a
condominium unit and
falls within section 5 of the
land policy

(B) in any other case

15% of the value

22% of the value
Where the licence referred to in

sub-paragraph (a)(ii) relates to land
to be held or acquired by a
restricted person together with
his Bermudian spouse $1,271.00

In any given case the fee paid
under sub-paragraph (a)(ii) less the
fee payable under paragraph (10) is
to be refunded on the instruction of
Cabinet.

(b) an amending licence which alters
an existing licence $1,271.00

(12) Registering the acquisition of land by
an alien or a restricted person under Part VI $146.00

(13) Granting a licence for a corporation to
take a lease of land in Bermuda—

(a) on grant, for a period which is less
than 12 years $588.00

(b) on grant, for a period of 12 years or
more but not exceeding 21 years $1,178.00

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(14) Issuing—

(a) confirmation of spouse's
employment rights under section
60 or residence rights under
section 27 or 27A $133.00

(b) duplicate confirmation of matters
referred to in sub-paragraph (a) $27.00

(15) Issuing—

(a) a multiple re-entry permit under
section 53 $97.00

(b) a landing permit—

(i) for each member of the crew
joining or leaving a yacht in
Bermuda $21.00

(ii) for each passenger landed in
Bermuda at any point of entry
without sufficient travel or re-
entry documents $125.00

(iii) for any other person $27.00

(16) Granting to a person who holds a work
permit an additional permit for a period not
exceeding one year to engage in part-time work as
an artist $79.00

(17) Granting permission to a travelling
salesman—

(a) to engage in local business as a
self-employed travelling salesman $308.00

(per month)

(b) to work with a local sole
representative

$308.00
(per annum)

(18) Granting permission to reside in
Bermuda—

(a) on application for a permanent
resident's certificate under section
31A or 31B to⎯

(i) a person who possesses a
working resident's certificate Nil

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(ii) any other person $988.00
(refundable if

refused)

(b) on application under section 32(1)
for up to one year

$133.00
(refundable if

refused)
(c) on the issue of a residential

certificate under section 32(5) to—

(i) persons who own the freehold
of residential premises or are
the lessees of such premises
where the leases have 25
years or more to run, or who
have entered into a binding
contract to purchase the
freehold of such premises or
to take a lease of such
premises for 25 years or more,
and the spouses of such
persons Nil

(ii) such other persons who are
eligible for a residential
certificate and their spouses $988.00

(19) Issuing identification cards to holders
of residential certificates $130.00

(20) Certifying residence and employment
in Bermuda and related matters $59.00

(21) Certifying amendments to, or
duplicate copies of, certificates and other official
documents $59.00

(22) Granting extensions to visitors for —

(a) a total stay not exceeding 3 months Nil

(b) a total stay of more than 3 months
but not more than 6 months $27.00

(23) Issuing, within the period of the
original's validity, a duplicate copy of a work permit
or any other document granting permission to
reside in Bermuda $27.00

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Head 6
Bermuda National Parks Act 1986

Issuing a permit under section 15 for the
use of any space owned by Government as a camp
site for a family or group not exceeding 8 persons $11.00

(per night)

Head 7
Bermudian Status by Birth or Grant Register Act 1992

(1) Issuing under section 3(3)(b)—


(a) an extract of an individual's detailed
record from the Register $11.00

(b) an extract from the Register by
page—

(i) up to 15 pages $11.00

(ii) more than 15 pages $0.75
(per page)

(2) Issuing a certified copy of an extract or
a letter confirming an individual's detailed record
from the Register under section 3(3)(c) $ 59.00

Head 8
Betting Act 1975

Issuing under section 9—

(a) a pool betting agent's licence $465.00

(b) a bookmaker's licence $5,000.00

Head 9
Building Act 1988

Applying for permits under the Bermuda
Building Code as follows—



(1) In the case of construction operations
involving forms of residential development (i.e. Use
Groups R-2, R-3 and R-4)—



(a) Building Permit—

(i) new structures $0.20
(per sq. ft.)

(min. fee $150.00)

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(ii) accessory structures $80.00

(iii) renovations and alterations to
existing structures (including
an electrical or mechanical
permit) $80.00

(b) Excavation Permit $220.00

(c) Quarrying Permit $80.00

(2) In the case of construction operations
involving all other forms of use—



(a) Building Permit—

(i) new structures —

use groups E & I $0.53
(per sq. ft)

(min. fee $480.00)

use groups F, H, S & U $0.84
(per sq. ft.)

(min. fee $480.00)

use groups A & R1 $1.05
(per sq. ft.)

(min. fee $480.00)

use groups B & M $1.15
(per sq. ft.)

(min. fee $480.00)

(ii) accessory structures $260.00

(iii) renovations and alterations to
existing structures $490.00

(iv) electrical or mechanical permit $280.00

(b) Permit issued to allow for the
phased submission of drawings for a
building permit including, but not
limited to, excavation work,
foundation work, superstructure or
steelwork (the phased permit fee is
in addition to the building permit
fee applicable under paragraph
(2)(a)(i))

$280.00
(per phase)

(c) Quarrying Permit $2,390.00

(3) On revising approved plans—

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(a) in relation to construction
operations referred to in paragraph
(1)(a) $80.00

(b) in relation to construction
operations referred to in paragraph
2(a) $200.00

(4) Demolition Permit $280.00

(5) Re-inspection of works $80.00

(6) In all cases where the building
operations commence prior to the issue of the
required permits listed above, an additional fee will
be charged as follows—

(a) where site coverage does not exceed
200 sq. ft.

$420.00
(b) where site coverage exceeds 200 sq.

ft. $1,260.00

(7) Reissue of permit and inspection card $30.00

(8) Under this item—

For the purposes of calculating the building permit fee in
accordance with paragraphs (1)(a)(i) and (2)(a)(i), the floor space to which
the fee shall apply means the total gross square footage of new
construction, including verandas and balconies, but excluding water
tanks, outdoor paved areas, patios and the like;

"accessory structures" include, but are not limited to, tennis
courts, parking areas, driveways, docks, walls, satellite dish receivers,
signs, piers, platforms, patios and like structures which do not result in
the creation of additional, enclosed floor space, that are incidental to the
principal building and located on the same lot; and, for the avoidance of
doubt, a swimming pool is not an accessory structure and any separate
application for a pool shall be subject to the minimum fee set out in
either paragraph (1)(a)(i) or (2)(a)(i), whichever is applicable;

"re-inspection of works" means a re-inspection made because, at
a previous, scheduled visit to the works, either—

(a) conditions at the works prevented proper access to the
works; or

(b) the works did not meet the requirements of the Bermuda
Building Code Regulations 1998; or

(c) the works for some other reason were not available or
ready for inspection; or

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(d) a copy of the approved drawings was not available on-
site.

In the case of an existing building where the application relates
to building works designed specifically to provide access for, or otherwise
meet the needs of, the physically handicapped, no fee shall be charged.

In the case of alterations or extensions to a building listed as a
building of special architectural or historical interest in accordance with
section 30 of the Development and Planning Act 1974, no fee shall be
charged.

Head 10
Building Authority Act 1962

(1) Issuing a permit or licence under the
Building Authority (Petroleum) Regulations 1962—



(a) to possess, offer for sale, or store in
excess of 10 gallons (45 litres) of, or
to use a portable tank for the
transportation of, dangerous
petroleum $270.00

(b) to maintain or operate an
installation for bulk storage of
petroleum gases $610.00

(c) to possess and offer for sale
ordinary petroleum in excess of 275
gallons (1250 litres) save that no
further fee shall be required from
the holder of a subsisting permit or
licence issued under sub-paragraph
(a) $100.00

(2) In respect of the Building Authority
(Elevators and Lifts) Regulations 1962—



(a) issuing a permit to operate—

(i) a passenger elevator or
escalator $360.00

(ii) a freight elevator or service
elevator $280.00

(iii) a dumbwaiter $140.00

(iv) an amusement device $280.00

(b) reissuing a permit referred to in
sub-paragraph (a) $30.00

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(c) Re-inspection of works $80.00

(d) In all cases where the elevator is
installed and operated prior to the
issue of the required permits listed
above, an additional fee will be
charged $420.00

(3) Issuing a licence under the Building
Authority (Public Buildings) Regulations 1962 to use
a building outside a municipal area as a theatre,
cinema, dance hall, concert hall or for any other
public exhibition, entertainment or performance—

(a) full licence $280.00

(b) occasional licence $90.00

Head 11
Care and Protection of Animals Act 1975

Granting a licence under regulation 3(2) of
the Care and Protection of Animals (Commercial
Horse Stables) Regulations 1988, to keep a
commercial horse stable—



(a) with 4 horses or fewer $187.00

(b) with more than 4, but not more
than 20 horses $441.00

(c) with more than 20 horses $882.00

Head 12
Children Act 1998


(1) Inspecting an order or judgment confirming
parentage which has been filed with the Registrar
General pursuant to section 18L $16.00

(2) Obtaining a certified copy of an order or
judgment filed with the Registrar General pursuant
to section 18L $32.00

(3) Issuing or renewing a licence under section
68(3) to operate a day care that has⎯

(a) no more than 15 children $64.00

(b) 16 to 30 children $128.00

(c) more than 30 children $191.00

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(4) Issuing a certificate of registration under
section 76(4) to—



(a) a person in charge of a day care
centre


$13.00

(b) a deputy person in charge of a day
care centre


$13.00

(c) any other day care provider $8.00

Head 13
Clean Air Act 1991

(1) Applying under section 5 for a permit to
construct a controlled plant $156.00

(2) Applying under rule 4 of the Clean Air
Rules 1993 for a permit to alter an existing
controlled plant

$81.00

(3) Applying under section 8 for a licence
to operate a controlled plant

$66.00
(per annum)

(4) Applying to amend a licence to operate
a controlled plant $36.00

(5) Issuing under rule 11 of the Clean Air
Rules 1993 a copy of the record of an application for
a permit $36.00

(6) Applying for permission pursuant to
rule 17 of the Clean Air Rules 1993 $36.00

(7) Lodging any notice of appeal under
section 16 $174.00

Head 14
Companies Act 1981

(1) Considering an application to be
registered under section 6 $249.00

(2) Registering a memorandum of
association under section 14 $74.00

(3) Applying to alter a memorandum of
association under section 12 $147.00

(4) Registering any alteration of a
memorandum of association (other than an
alteration of share capital as provided under
section 45) $74.00

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(5) Applying to amend a provision of a
private Act incorporating a company under section
286 $147.00

(6) Registering any amendment to a private
Act pursuant to section 286(4) $74.00

(7) Applying for approval of a change of
name under section 10(1) $74.00

(8) Registering a change of name and
issuing a certificate of change of name under section
10(3) $74.00

(9) Filing a prospectus under section 26 $74.00

(10) Filing a memorandum of increase of
share capital in accordance with section 45 $74.00

(11) Filing a memorandum of reduction of
share capital under section 46 $74.00

(12) Filing a return of share-holdings under
section 117 $40.00

(13) Filing of particulars by an overseas
company under section 142 $74.00

(14) Applying for a permit to establish a
place of business in Bermuda under section 134 $249.00

(15) Registering a scheme of arrangement
under section 99(3) $74.00

(16) Making available for inspection by a
member of the public a document, register or index
in the custody of the Registrar of Companies $9.00

(17) Registering—

(a) under Part V of the Act any charge
that may be registered thereunder
on the assets of a local company $147.00

(b) under Part V of the Act any charge
that may be registered thereunder
on the assets of an exempted
company or an overseas company—

(i) where the amount secured is
$1,000,000 or less $294.00

(ii) where the amount secured is
over $1,000,000 $515.00

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(c) particulars of a series of debentures
under Part V of the Act $74.00

(d) complete or partial satisfaction of
mortgage or charge under section
59 $74.00

(e) the appointment of a receiver or
manager under section 60(1) $74.00

(18) Filing notice of ceasing to act as a
receiver or manager under section 60(2) $74.00

(19) Registering or filing any document by
this Act required or authorised to be delivered, sent
or forwarded to the Registrar other than a return of
share holdings or a prospectus or the memorandum
or the abstract required to be delivered to the
Registrar by a receiver or manager or the statement
required to be sent to the Registrar by the liquidator
of a company in a winding-up or any document the
fee for which is specifically provided $74.00

(20) Preparing a copy of any document by a
public officer, for each page $2.00

(21) Searching by a public officer of the
records maintained by the Registrar of Companies
for the purpose of obtaining a certificate that the
Companies Act 1981 has been complied with $74.00

(22) Issuing a prescribed form $3.00

(23) Issuing a certificate of sanction to
acquire land under section 120 $147.00

(24) Certifying and sealing a copy of any
document or set of documents $74.00

(25) Issuing a certificate of sanction for the
holding of a general meeting under section 72(2) $74.00

(26) Applying to amalgamate companies
under section 104 or 107—

(a) two companies $147.00

(b) each additional company $63.00

(27) Applying for directions under section
25(5) $147.00

(28) Applying to restore a company to the
Register $147.00

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(29) Registering an order to restore a
company to the Register under section 261(6) $74.00

(30) Applying to rectify a registered charge
under section 56 $74.00

(31) Applying for continuance under section
132C(1) $331.00

(32) Filing a notice of discontinuance under
section 132H(1) $331.00

(33) Registering the change of currency
denomination of share capital under section 45(3) $74.00

(34) Applying by a company limited by
shares to be re-registered as an unlimited liability
company under section 14A(1) $147.00

(35) Registering a company to be re-
registered as an unlimited liability company under
section 14A(1) $74.00

(36) Filing an affidavit relating to financial
assistance under section 39C $74.00

(37) Registering amalgamated companies
under section 108 $74.00

(38) Applying by permit company to vary the
terms of its permit under section 138 $147.00

Head 15
Customs Department Act 1952

(1) Supervising a ship under section 3—

(a) passenger ships carrying more than
20 passengers $500.00

(per day or part
thereof, subject to a

maximum charge
of $1,437 per

vessel)

(b) other ships $300.00
(per day or part

thereof, subject to a
maximum charge

of $861.00 per
vessel)

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(2) Supervising ship containers under
section 3(1A) $30.00

(per container)

(3) Clearance of private aircraft under
section 3A—

(a) on public holidays $176.00
(per hour or part

thereof)

(b) on any day other than a public
holiday⎯

(i) from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. $88.00
(per hour or part

thereof)

(ii) from 8 p.m. to 8 a.m. $122.00
(per hour or part

thereof)

(4) Exercising customs supervision under
section 4(1)—

(a) where a contract is entered into with
the Collector of Customs for the full-
time services of a customs officer for
a period of not less than 12 months $38.00

(per hour or part
thereof)

(b) in any other case—

(i) on weekdays from 5 p.m. to
midnight

$46.00
(per hour or part

thereof)

(ii) on weekdays from midnight to
8 a.m.

$62.00
(per hour or part

thereof)

(iii) on weekends and on public
holidays

$62.00
(per hour or part

thereof)

(iv) outside a customs area from 8
a.m. to 5 p.m.

$38.00
(per hour or part

thereof)

(5) Exercising customs supervision of
courier packages under section 4A

$2.00
(per package)

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Head 16
Customs Tariff Act 1970

Issuing a certificate of exemption under
section 6 —

(a) where one of the conditions is that
the vessel shall not be used for
support or for recreation in or about
the waters of Bermuda $522.00

(per month or
part thereof)

(b) where one of the conditions is that
the vessel may be used for sport and
recreation in or about the waters of
Bermuda 1% of vessel

value
(subject to a

minimum fee
$1,050 per month

or part thereof)

Head 17
Dental Practitioners Act 1950

(1) Registering a dental practitioner under
section 7—

(a) on application $41.00

(b) on registration $121.00

(2) Issuing a licence to a dental technician
or dental hygienist under regulation 7 of the Dental
Hygienists Regulations 1950 $41.00

Head 18
Department of Works and Engineering Act 1984

Issuing a permit to excavate a highway
under section 11


$289.00

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Head 19
Development and Planning Act 1974

(1) Applying for planning permission in
respect of any building operation defined as
permitted development under the Development and
Planning (General Development) Order 1975, or any
subsequent amendments thereto $80.00

(2) Applying for planning permission
pursuant to Part IV of the Act unless the applicant is
exempted from payment, where site coverage of the
proposed development is—

(a) less than 4,000 sq. ft. $200.00

(b) 4,000 to 9,999 sq. ft. $420.00

(c) 10,000 sq. ft. or more $700.00

For the purpose of this paragraph an
applicant is exempted from payment of the fee where
his application involves—

(a) alterations or extensions to a building
listed as a building of special
architectural or historical interest in
accordance with section 30 of the Act;

(b) alterations or extensions to a building,
or the construction of a new dwelling,
designed specifically to meet the needs
of the physically handicapped; or

(c) the submission of a revised application
following the withdrawal of a previous
application, provided the revised
application is submitted within twelve
months and only one exemption per
site is allowed.

(3) On submission of an application for the
renewal of planning permission in accordance with
rule 9 of the Development and Planning (Application
Procedure) Rules 1997 $80.00

(4) Applying for planning permission
pursuant to Part IV or Part X of the Act for all forms
of development commenced before final approval is
granted an additional fee will be charged⎯

(a) where site coverage does not exceed
200 sq. ft. $420.00

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(b) where site coverage exceeds 200 sq.
ft. $1,260.00

(5) Applying for the subdivision of land
pursuant to Part VI of the Act where the application
is—

(a) to alter lot boundaries where no
additional lots are created—

(i) on applying $200.00

(ii) on final approval Nil

(b) to create one additional lot—

(i) on applying for approval of a
draft plan $200.00

(ii) on applying for approval of final
plan $450.00

(c) to create 2 to 4 additional lots—

(i) on applying for approval of a
draft plan $200.00

(ii) on applying for approval of final
plan $880.00

(per lot)

(d) to create 5 to 9 additional lots—

(i) on applying for approval of a
draft plan $200.00

(ii) on applying for approval of a
final plan $1,670.00

(per lot)

(e) to create 10 or more additional
lots—

(i) on applying for approval of a
draft plan $200.00

(ii) on applying for approval of a
final plan $2,090.00

(per lot)

"Final plan" for the purposes of this
paragraph means the plan of subdivision pursuant
to section 35C and includes automatic registration
of that plan by the Minister pursuant to section
35D.

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(6) Serving a notice of intention to
purchase land upon the Minister under section 62(2) $420.00

(7) Lodging a notice of appeal under
section 57 $330.00

For the purposes of the paragraphs above,
the fees are to be charged on the basis of the
development for which planning permission is being
sought and any development for which planning
permission has previously been granted shall not be
included in calculating the fee.

(8) Issuing a condominium license by the
Director of Planning under the Condominium
General Regulations 1987. $420.00

Head 20
Dogs Act 1978

(1) Issuing a dog licence under section
4(1)—

(a) neutered males & spayed bitches $24.00

(b) other dogs & bitches $66.00

(c) Guide dogs owned by the blind Nil

(2) Issuing a duplicate identification tag
under section 4(5) $12.00

(3) Licensing premises required to be
licensed under section 7 $243.00

(4) Licensing premises of breeders as
required under section 7C $243.00

(5) Reclaiming a dog under section 13(3) $105.00

Head 21
Electronics Transactions Act 1999

(1) On application under section 20(2) for
a certificate authorising the applicant to provide
accredited certificates




$11,025.00

(2) On renewal of certificate $5,513.00

Head 22
Exempted Undertakings Tax Protection Act 1966

Issuing a tax assurance $152.00

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Head 23
Explosive Substances Act 1974

Issuing —

(a) a blasting licence under section 6 $508.00

(b) a blasting permit under section 7 $17.00

(c) a magazine licence under section 8 $260.00

(d) a special licence under section 9 $260.00

(e) a fireworks display licence under
section 10 $146.00

(f) a permit to manufacture explosives
under section 5(2)(f) $1,004.00

Head 24
Firearms Act 1973

(1) Issuing the following annual licences—

(a) a firearm licence under section 5 $26.00

(b) a gun licence for a firearm or
ammunition to which section 7(1)(a)
applies Nil

(c) any other gun licence under section
7 (except under section 7(1)(a)) $21.00

(d) an ammunition licence under
section 6 $56.00

(e) a rifle club licence under section 8 $153.00

(f) a firearm dealer's licence under
section 10 $107.00

(g) a firearm or ammunition licence
issued to a registered charitable
organisation under section 5 or 6 Nil

(2) Issuing a temporary firearm licence
under section 5 $19.00

(3) Issuing a removal permit under section
14 $32.00

Head 25
Fisheries Act 1972

(1) Issuing a licence in respect of—

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(a) a local fishing vessel $363.00

(b) a vessel ancillary to a local fishing
vessel $39.00

(c) a foreign fishing vessel $4,253.00
(plus $4.50 per ton
of gross registered

tonnage of the
vessel)

(2) Registering a fisherman $22.00

(3) Issuing a licence to export or import
fish $78.00

(4) Inspecting the fishing boat register $22.00

(5) Issuing a certificate of registration or a
certified copy of any entry in a register $44.00

(6) Issuing a licence to take lobsters under
regulation 12(5) of the Fisheries Regulations 1976 $115.00

(7) Issuing a licence to take lobsters using
fixed fishing gear $1,500.00

(8) Issuing any licence other than as above $44.00

Head 26
Foreshore Licences Act 1945

Issuing a foreshore licence under section 3 Nil

Head 27
Fumigation (Control) Act 1945

Issuing an annual licence under section 4 to
carry out fumigations $107.00

Head 28
Hague Convention 1961

The signing by the Parliamentary Registrar
of—

(a) a document under seal $18.00

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Head 29
Hotels (Licensing and Control) Act 1969

Granting a hotel licence under section 9 $5.00
(multiplied by

the number
specified in the

licence as the
maximum number

of guests who under
the licence may be

provided with
sleeping

accommodation
at any one time)

Head 30
Liquor Licence Act 1974

(1) Issuing a sanitary certificate in respect
of premises to be licensed under section 18 $128.00

(2) Issuing a permit pursuant to section
1(1) authorising the playing of crown and anchor on
the premises of any licensed club $1,188.00

Head 31
Marine Board Act 1962

(1) Examining an applicant for a diving
licence under section 102—

(a) initial $183.00

(b) renewal $29.00

(2) Inspecting diving equipment under
section 102 $190.00

(3) Registering, or transferring registration,
under section 102⎯

(a) any surf-board propelled by sail Nil

(b) any boat of an overall length of 16
feet or less, being a boat propelled
by an attached sail Nil

(c) any boat propelled otherwise than
by motor or sail Nil

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(4) Transferring the registration of a boat
other than a boat mentioned in paragraph (3) of this
item

$34.00

(5) Annual registration of a boat other than
a boat mentioned in paragraph (3) of this item—

(a) up to and including 12' 11" in
length, and $30.00

(b) for each additional foot of length or
part thereof $4.00

(6) Issuing a licence for an island boat
under the Marine Board (Island Boats) Regulations
1965⎯

(a) carrying 1-10 passengers $191.00

(b) carrying 11-25 passengers $381.00

(c) carrying 26-50 passengers $572.00

(d) carrying 51-100 passengers $762.00

(e) carrying over 100 passengers $947.00

(f) rental power-craft $79.00

(g) rental boat (other than power-craft) $43.00

(7) Examining an applicant for the purposes
of the Marine Board (Island Boats) Regulations 1965
for—

(a) an engineer's licence $190.00

(b) an engine driver's licence $102.00

(c) a pilot's licence $102.00

(8) Issuing a certificate under section 48(4) $947.00

(9) Issuing a licence under regulation 4(1) of
the Marine and Ports Authority (Moorings)
Regulations 1967

$75.00

Head 32
Maritime Marriage Act 1999

(1) Entering a notice of—

(a) an intended marriage under
section 6 $63.00

(b) a caveat under section 10 $41.00

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(2) Issuing a certificate for marriage
under section 7


$42.00

(3) (a) Applying for a special licence under
section 13


$21.00

(b) Issuing a special licence under
section 13


$441.00

(4) Copying an entry in the Register of
Maritime Marriages under section 19


$22.00

(5) Providing express service (within 2
days) on request in connection with paragraph (4)


$14.00

(refundable
if deadline not

met)

(6) Searching the Register of Maritime
Marriages under section 19


$16.00

(7) Correcting an entry in the Register of
Maritime Marriages under section 21


$16.00

Head 33
Marriage Act 1944

(1) Entering a notice of—

(a) an intended marriage under section
10

$63.00

(b) a caveat under section 17 $41.00

(2) Issuing a certificate for marriage under
section 14 $42.00

(3) (a) Applying for a special licence $21.00

(b) Issuing a special licence under
section 20 $441.00

(4) Contracting marriage before the
Registrar under section 9 $181.00

(5) Copying an entry in the Register of
Marriages under section 30 $22.00

(6) Providing express service (within 2
days) on request in connection with paragraph (5) $14.00

(refundable if
deadline not met)

(7) Searching the Register of Marriages
under section 30 $16.00

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(8) Correcting an entry in the Register of
Marriages under section 32 $16.00

Head 34
Medical Practitioners Act 1950

(1) Registering a medical practitioner under
section 7—

(a) on application $41.00

(b) on registration $120.00

(2) Issuing an authorisation—

(a) to a visiting practitioner under
section 21 $28.00

(b) for a locum tenens under section 22 $28.00

Head 35
Misuse of Drugs Act 1972

Issuing a licence to import and export
controlled drugs under section 4 $21.00

Head 36
Motor Car Act 1951

(1) Examining an applicant for a certificate
of competence to drive $41.00

Provided that the examination of any
applicant over the age of 65 years shall be free of
charge.

(2) (a) issuing or renewing a ten year
driver's licence not specifically provided
for below $95.00

(b) issuing or renewing a driver's
licence valid for 5 years in respect of
a person over the age of 65 years
but under 75 years $23.30

(c) issuing or renewing a driver's
licence valid for 2 years in respect of
a person over the age of 75 years $6.30

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(d) issuing or renewing a driver's
licence valid for 3 years for the
driving of a public service vehicle,
heavy truck or tank wagon $70.00

(e) issuing or renewing an interim
licence under section 75(2) $13.00

(f) issuing or renewing a learner's
permit $22.00

(g) replacing a driver's licence which
has been lost or defaced $22.00

(3) Registering a motor vehicle $28.00

(4) Examining—

(a) a vehicle with four or more than
four wheels $29.00

(b) a vehicle with less than four wheels $20.20

(5) Issuing a duplicate of any document
other than a certificate of registration $15.00

(6) Issuing a permit to use a vehicle
on excepted days—

(a) general Sunday permit (for vehicles
other than water tank wagons and
funeral coaches and trucks used by
farmers and fishermen while
engaged in their trade or business
and with permits to use same)

25% of the
appropriate

licence
duty for

the vehicle
concerned

(b) occasional Sunday permit $22.00

(7) Issuing a day permit to use an
unlicensed vehicle $17.00

(8) Examining a driving instructor $53.00

(9) Issuing or renewing a driving instructor
licence $21.00

(10) Issuing a taxi driver's identification
badge $21.00

(11) Re-issuing a rate card holder $11.00

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(12) Issuing motor car identification plates $41.00

(13) Issuing personalized motor car
identification plates $37.00

(14) Furnishing a certified copy of any entry
in the motor car register $15.00

(15) Issuing a motor cycle identification
plate $21.00

Head 37
Nursing Act 1997

(1) Applying for registration under rule 4(1)
of the Nursing Rules 2003 $26.00

(2) Applying for renewal of registration
under rule 5(3) of the Nursing Rules 2003 $16.00

Head 38
Optometrists and Opticians Act 1973

Registering an optometrist or optician under
section 4—

(a) on application $41.00

(b) on registration $120.00

Head 39
Patents and Designs Act 1930

(1) Applying for a patent or extension
thereof under section 4 $146.00

(2) Requesting an overseas search and
examination to support a patent application $122.00

(plus actual
cost of overseas

search)

A $2,000 deposit towards the cost of the
overseas search will be payable when the request is
made, and any balance will be refunded when the
actual cost is known.

(3) Applying for the registration of a patent
under section 16 $60.00

(4) Disclaiming or amending a patent
under section 7 $41.00

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(5) Registering an assignment, charge or
transmission of a patent under section 5 $29.00

(6) Applying under section 24 or 26 for—

(a) registering or extending a copyright
of a design $146.00

(b) where there is more than one class,
for each class after the first $17.00

(7) Registering any assignment, charge or
transmission of—

(a) copyright in a design $41.00

(b) where there is a series of designs or
marks, copyright in every design
owned by the same proprietor after
the first $17.00

(8) Applying to change the name, style or
address of the registered proprietor of—

(a) a patent or design $29.00

(b) where there is a series of patents or
designs, each patent or design
owned by the same proprietor after
the first

$11.00

(9) Publishing in the Gazette any
application, declaration, disclaimer or other matter
required to be published $29.00

(plus cost of
advertisement)

(10) Correcting any error or on giving
permission to make any amendment in or in
connection with an application for a patent or
registration of a design under section 40 $29.00

(11) Inspecting any design during copyright
or after copyright has ceased under section 28 $17.00

(12) Searching or inspecting any register
kept under the Act under section 39 $17.00

(per search or
inspection)

(13) Issuing by the Registrar of a certificate
other than a certificate of the correctness of a copy
under section 41 $29.00

(per certificate)

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(14) Furnishing information as to whether
registration of a design still exists under section 29 $17.00

(15) Furnishing a certified copy of an entry
in a register or of any specification in a patent under
section 39 for —

(a) the first page or part thereof $29.00

(b) each additional page or part thereof $17.00

(16) Sealing a duplicate of a patent lost or
destroyed under section 15 $29.00

(17) Registering a patent under rule 10 of
the Patents and Designs Rules 1903 $29.00

Head 40
Pedlars Act 1894

Issuing a certificate to a pedlar plying his
trade—

(a) without a vehicle propelled or drawn
by mechanical or human power or
without a horse or other beast
bearing or drawing burden $32.00

(b) with a vehicle drawn or propelled by
human power $96.00

(c) with a vehicle drawn or propelled by
mechanical power or by a horse or
other beast bearing or drawing
burden $474.00

Head 40A
Pension Trust Funds Act 1966

(1) Registering a pension trust fund under
section 3 $253.00

(2) Registering an amendment of rules
under section 4 $76.00

(3) Issuing a tax assurance $50.00

(4) Issuing a certificate of registration, or
certificate of registration of an amendment of rules $18.00

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Head 41
Pharmacy and Poisons Act 1979

(1) Registering as a pharmacist under
section 7—

(a) on registration $50.00

(b) biennially on the anniversary of
registration $50.00

(2) Registering premises as a pharmacy
under section 17 $100.00

(3) Issuing a licence to sell poisons under
section 34 $80.00

Head 42
Post Office Act 1900

Issuing an annual licence under section 6A $1,785.00

Head 43
Private Investigators and Security Guards Act 1974

(1) Issuing a licence to engage in the
business of providing private investigators or
security guards under section 3(1)(a) $840.00

(2) Issuing a licence to act as a private
investigator or a security guard under section 3(1)(b) $63.00

Head 44
Professions Supplementary to Medicine Act 1973

Registering an addictions counsellor,
audiologist or occupational therapist, a chiropodist,
diagnostic imaging technologist, dietician, medical
laboratory technician, physiotherapist, specialist
diagnostic imaging technologist or speech language
pathologist under section 5 $29.00

Head 45
Professional Surveyors Registration Act 1997

(1) Applying for registration under section
8 or 12


$221.00

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(2) Certifying copies of original documents
for purpose of application in accordance with
regulation 2 of the Professional Surveyors
Registration Regulations 2001





$55.00

Head 46
Psychological Practitioners Act 1998

(1) Registering a psychologist under
section 8 and issuing a certificate of registration


$105.00

(2) Renewing a certificate of registration
under section 11


$105.00

(3) Late fee pursuant to section 12(2) $32.00

Head 47
Public Health Act 1949

(1) On application for a certificate of
registration of a hospital under regulation 5 of the
Public Health (Hospitals) Regulations 2002 $525.00

(2) On application for a certificate of
registration of a clinical laboratory under regulation
5 of the Public Health (Clinical Laboratories)
Regulations 2002 $105.00

(3) Issuing an annual licence under the
Public Health (Milk and Dairy Farm) Regulations
1952 to operate, manage or have charge of—

(a) a pasteurising plant under
regulation 11 $400.00

(b) a dairy farm under regulation 3(3) $53.00

(4) Issuing an annual licence under
regulation 1 of the Public Health (Keeping of Pigs)
Regulations 1958 to keep pigs—

(a) fewer than 50 pigs $50.00

(b) 50 pigs or more $100.00

(5) Issuing an annual licence under
regulation 4 of the Public Health (Slaughter of
Animals) Regulations 1945 to operate a slaughter
house $50.00

(6) Issuing an annual licence under
regulation 5 (1) of the Public Health (Food)
Regulations 1950 to operate—

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(a) an itinerant restaurant $50.00

(b) a victualling manufactory or bakery $6.00
(per 100 sq. ft. of

floor area)

(c) a victualling establishment other
than a bakery, manufactory, or
itinerant restaurant $14.00

(per 100 sq. ft. of
floor space to

which the public
have access)

(d) wholesale food warehouse of less
than 4000 square feet $64.00

(e) wholesale food warehouse of 4000
square feet or more $191.00

(7) Issuing a certificate under regulation 3
of the Public Health (Food) Regulations 1950, that
food landed in Bermuda is unfit for human
consumption where the imported value as declared
by a customs officer is—

(a) $250 or more $50.00

(b) less than $250 $21.00

(8) Issuing, under regulation 5 of the
Public Health (Food) Regulations 1950, a temporary
licence to operate a victualling establishment that is
a food stall $13.00

(9) Issuing an annual licence under
regulation 4 of the Public Health (Hairdressing etc.
Establishments) Regulations 1955 to operate a hair
dressing or cosmetic treatment establishment $25.00

(per operating
employee)

(10) Issuing an annual permit under section
29 to use water drawn or piped from any well or
boring or from any stream, pond or lake for drinking
or for any process connected with the preparation or
manufacture of any food or drink—

(i) for 5 apartments or fewer $72.00

(ii) in any other case $475.00

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(11) Sampling or testing water used for
drinking or for any process connected with the
preparation or manufacture of any food or drink $13.00

(12) Issuing an annual licence under
regulation 4 of the Public Health (Body Piercing,
Electrolysis and Tattooing) Regulations 2001 to
operate a body piercer, a tattooist or an electrologist $24.00

(13) Issuing an annual licence under
regulation 11 of the Public Health (Body Piercing,
Electrolysis and Tattooing) Regulations 2001 to
operate a body piercer, a tattooist or an electrologist $24.00

(14) Issuing an annual certificate of
registration of a rooming house under section 146
for each room made available for occupation $27.00

Head 48
Public Holidays Act 1947

Issuing a holiday trading licence under
section 8—

(a) annual (except vending machine) $336.00

(b) annual vending machine $95.00

(c) for a single day $84.00

Head 49
Quarantine Act 1946

Issuing a certificate following inspection and
deratization of a vessel under regulation 27 or 28
of the Quarantine (Maritime) Regulations 1946 $289.00

Head 50
Radiation Act 1972

Issuing or renewing a licence to
manufacture, sell etc. any radioactive substance or
irradiating apparatus under section 2—

(a) 1 - 2 units $103.00

(b) 3 - 4 units $142.00

(c) 5 - 6 units $172.00

(d) 7 - 8 units $206.00

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(e) 9 or more $240.00

Head 51
Real Estate Agents' Licensing Act 1976

(1) Issuing or renewing an annual agent's
licence under section 3 $520.00

(2) Issuing or renewing an annual
salesman's licence under section 4 $84.00

Head 52
Registrar General (Recording of Documents) Act 1955

(1) Inspecting, examining, copying or
making extracts from any document, register or
index and making any necessary search of any
record book in connection therewith (per hour or
part of an hour occupied) under section 4 $16.00

(2) Searching by a public officer for any
document or of any register or index (per hour or
part of an hour occupied) $29.00

(3) Searching by a public officer or a
member of the public for any document or of any
register or index, where in the opinion of the
Registrar General the information to be obtained will
be for the public benefit Nil

(4) Examining, certifying and sealing a
copy of any document or entry in a register or
index—

(a) for the first page or part thereof $16.00

(b) for each additional page or part
thereof

$9.00

(5) Recording and registering a deed poll
evidencing a change of name under section 9—

(a) where the Registrar prepares a copy $36.00

(b) where a copy is supplied $24.00

(6) Recording and registering any
document other than a deed poll—

(a) where the Registrar prepares a
copy—

(i) for the first page or part thereof $36.00

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(ii) for each additional page or part
thereof $9.00

(b) where a copy is supplied—

(i) for the first page or part thereof $24.00

(ii) for each additional page or part
thereof $9.00

(c) where a duplicate copy is stamped,
per page or part thereof $5.50

(7) Preparing and furnishing a copy of any
document or entry in a register or index—

(a) for the first page or part thereof $16.00

(b) for each additional page or part
thereof

$9.00

(c) examining, certifying and sealing
the same $16.00

(8) Where as respects paragraphs (5)(a)
and (6) of this item a document is involved, being a
document written in whole or in part in a foreign
language, or comprising a map or plan, or a
mechanical or scientific diagram or drawing, or a set
of mathematical computations, or a photograph or
other pictorial representation, comprising other
materials not printed or typewritten, in addition to
the actual cost incurred—

(a) for the first page or part thereof $24.00

(b) for each additional page or part
thereof

$9.00

(9) Issuing an annual ticket under section
6 $74.00

Head 53
Registration (Births and Deaths) Act 1949

(1) Copying an entry in any register under
section 4 $20.00

(2) Searching any register under section 4 $16.00

(3) Correcting an entry in any register
under section 15 $16.00

(4) Issuing a short certificate of birth $15.00

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(5) Providing express service (within 2
days) on request in connection—

(a) with paragraph (1) $14.00

(b) with paragraph (4) $8.00
(refundable if
deadline not

met)

(6) Altering the name of a child under
section 10

$16.00

(7) Re-registering a child's name under
section 10A pursuant to his or her parent's marriage $26.00

Head 54
Rent Increases (Domestic Premises) Control Act 1978

Reviewing fee under section 16(2) $29.00

Head 55
Revenue Act 1898

Granting an annual licence authorising the
use of a building or place as a warehouse for the
storage of the following uncustomed goods in bond
under section 50—

(a) petroleum—

(i) where the amount stored is
10,000 litres or less

$2,756.00

(ii) where the amount stored
exceeds 10,000 litres $31,763.00

(b) alcohol and tobacco, where the
value of the bond exceeds $100,000 $12,400.00

(c) alcohol and tobacco, where the
value of the bond is $100,000 or
less

$6,353.00

(d) all other goods⎯

(i) where the value of the bond
exceeds $100,000 $23,153.00

(ii) where the value of the bond is
$100,000 or less $11,576.00

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(2) Appealing to the Tax Appeal Tribunal
under section 122C $135.00

Head 56
Royal Prerogative

(1) Issuing—

(a) a standard size passport—

(i) to a British Overseas
Territories Citizen (BOTC) who
is over the age of 65 years Nil

(ii) in all other cases $61.00

(b) a "jumbo" passport—

(i) to a British Overseas
Territories Citizen (BOTC) who
is over the age of 65 years Nil

(ii) in all other cases $80.00

(2) Forwarding to the proper authority
overseas an application for a United Kingdom
passport

(i) to a British Overseas
Territories Citizen (BOTC) who
is over the age of 65 years Nil

(ii) in all other cases $78.00

(3) Issuing an additional passport of
restricted validity except in replacement of a
passport lost or temporarily unavailable

(i) to a British Overseas
Territories Citizen (BOTC) who
is over the age of 65 years Nil

(ii) in all other cases $62.00

(4) Extending for the first time the validity
of an additional passport other than one issued in
replacement of a passport lost or temporarily
unavailable Nil

(5) Amending the name of the holder of a
passport $16.00

(6) Adding a new photograph or amending
descriptions or both $16.00

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(7) Linking a new passport to a fully used
current passport $21.00

(8) Issuing and, where required, drawing
an emergency passport or other document not
otherwise provided for in lieu of a passport $29.00

(9) Subject as follows, granting a visa (on a
passport or other travel document)—

(a) for an ordinary visa $29.00

(b) for a transit visa $16.00

The Governor may direct that the visa fees to
be charged to the nationals of any particular country
shall be equivalent to the fees charged by the
authorities of that country for their visas on
passports of British Overseas Territories citizens,
British citizens, British Overseas citizens, British
Nationals (Overseas), and such direction shall have
effect accordingly.

(10) Issuing an entry certificate $29.00

(11) Issuing an entitlement certificate $29.00

(12) Searching records

Where a fee is prescribed elsewhere in
regulations, a fee for searching records shall not
apply.

$16.00

(13) Applying for British naturalisation $78.00
(refundable if
application is

refused)

(14) Applying for registration as a British
Overseas Territories citizen—

(a) where—

(i) the application is made in
conjunction with an application
for Bermudian status;

(ii) the applicant already has
Bermudian status;

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(iii) the applicant is deemed under
section 16 to have Bermudian
status and is potentially
entitled to obtain Bermudian
status under section 20; or

(iv) the applicant will be
deemed under section 16 to
have Bermudian status on
registration as a British
Overseas Territories citizen and
will be potentially entitled to
obtain Bermudian status under
section 20 $78.00

(refundable if
registration is

refused)

(b) in circumstances other than those
referred to in sub-paragraph (a)—

(i) for minors $111.00
(refundable if
registration is

refused)

(ii) for adults $221.00
(refundable if
registration is

refused)

(15) Providing express service (within 1-7
days) on request in connection with paragraphs (1),
(3), (4), (5), (6), (9) or (10) above—

(i) to a British Overseas
Territories Citizen (BOTC) who
is over the age of 65 years Nil

(ii) in all other cases $47.00
(refundable if

deadline not met)

(16) Issuing a secure, personalised card to
allow rapid immigration clearance, at the Bermuda
International Airport, for the holder of a Bermuda
issued passport

$60.00

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Head 57
Stamp Duties Act 1976

Adjudicating under section 22 of the Act $140.00
(per adjudication)

Head 58
Taxes Management Act 1976

Appealing to the Tax Appeal Tribunal under
section 25 $95.00

Head 59
Telecommunications Act 1986

(1) Granting a licence under section 9—

(a) Stock Licence $166.00

(b) Class 1 Licence —

(i) initial licence $16,433.00

(ii) renewal $12,322.00

(c) Class 2 Licence —

(i) initial licence $42.00

(ii) renewal $82.00

(d) Class 3 Licence—

(i) initial licence $42.00

(ii) renewal $82.00

(e) Class 4 Licence—

(i) repeater station $331.00

(ii) base station $331.00

(iii) mobile station (other than a
cellular telephone) $50.00

(iv) cellular telephone $5.00
(per month)

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Provided that, if on the date of the issue of
the licence the total number of mobile stations
licensed to a single licensee exceeds 20 units, the fee
shall be calculated by adding the fee for each
repeater station (if any) and each base station (if
any) to the licence fee for the mobile stations in
accordance with the following chart.

If the number of mobile stations —

exceeds 20 units but does not exceed
30 units $987.00

exceeds 30 units but does not exceed
40 units $1,482.00

exceeds 40 units but does not exceed
50 units $1,971.00

exceeds 50 units but does not exceed
60 units $2,468.00

exceeds 60 units but does not exceed
80 units $2,961.00

exceeds 80 units but does not exceed
100 units

$3,944.00

exceeds 100 units but does not exceed
125 units $4,923.00

exceeds 125 units but does not exceed
150 units $6,157.00

exceeds 150 units but does not exceed
200 units $7,392.00

exceeds 200 units $9,860.00

(f) Class 5 Licence $85.00

(g) Class 6 Licence—

(i) initial licence $169.00

(ii) renewal $110.00

(h) Class 7 Licence $85.00

(i) Class 8 Licence $85.00

(j) Class 9 Licence—

(i) GMDSS Class 1

initial $386.00

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renewal $331.00

(ii) GMDSS Class 2

initial $386.00

renewal $221.00

(iii) Restricted Station

initial $169.00

renewal $85.00

(iv) Restricted VHF Station $85.00

(k) Class 11 Licence —

(i) public aeronautical service
station

$412.00

(ii) limited aeronautical service
station $85.00

(iii) public coast station $412.00

(iv) limited coast station $85.00

(v) operational services station $169.00

(vi) limited operational maritime
services station $85.00

(l) Cable Television Service Licence—

(i) service limited to a specific area $169.00

(ii) service to serve all of Bermuda 3% of the licensee's
total revenue to

be paid by quarter-
ly instalments in

arrears. Payments
shall be estimated

in each quarter and
shall be subject to

adjustment as
necessary within 6

months of the
relevant financial

year.

(m) Subscription Radio Service —

(i) service limited to a specific area $169.00

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(ii) service to all of Bermuda 3% of the licensee's
total revenue to

be paid by quarter-
ly instalments in

arrears. Payments
shall be estimated

in each quarter and
shall be subject to

adjustment as
necessary within 6

months of the
relevant financial

year.

(n) Bermuda Telephone Company
Limited General License

3% of the
Company’s Public

Telecommunica-
tions Service total

revenue to
be paid by quarter-

ly instalments in
arrears. Payments
shall be estimated

in each quarter and
shall be subject to

adjustment as
necessary within 6

months of the
relevant financial

year.

(2) Public Telecommunications Service
Licence—

(a) Class A Licence, in respect of
each twelve-month period

6% of total revenue
in Bermuda or

20% of profit in
Bermuda, which-

ever is the greater.
Payments shall be
estimated in each

quarter and shall be
subject to adjust-

ment as necessary
within 6 months of

the relevant
financial year.

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(b) Class B Licence, in respect of
each twelve-month period

3% of total revenue
in Bermuda.

Payments shall be
estimated in each

quarter and shall be
subject to adjust-

ment as necessary
within 6 months of

the relevant
financial year.

(c) Class C Licence—

(i) on grant of licence $2,315.00

(ii) in respect of each twelve-month
period after the expiration of
the first twelve-month period

3% of total
revenue in

excess of
$100,000 (other
than Voice Over

Internet Protocol
revenue). Payments

shall be estimated
in each quarter and

shall be subject to
adjustment as

necessary within 6
months of the

relevant financial
year.

(iii) in respect of each twelve-month
period after the expiration of
the first twelve-month period
for Voice Over Internet Protocol
Service

4½% of total
revenue. Payments
shall be estimated

in each
quarter and shall

be subject to
adjustment as

necessary within 6
months of the

relevant financial
year.

(3) Inspecting a construction or
installation under regulation 30(3) of the Class One
Radio (Broadcasting Service and Subscription Radio
Service in the Broadcasting Frequency Bands)
Regulations 1987 $412.00

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(4) Examining an applicant for a certificate
under regulation 18(2) of the Class Three Radio
(Amateur Service) Regulations 1987—

(a) morse $20.00

(b) written $20.00

(5) Inspecting a station under the Class
Four Radio (Two-Way Radiotelephone Services)
Regulations 1987—

(a) under regulation 22(2) $85.00

(b) under regulation 22(3) $85.00

(6) Inspecting a station under regulation
22(2) of the Class Eight Radio (Personal Radio
Service) Regulations 1988 $85.00

(7) Under the Class Nine Radio (Maritime
Mobile Service) Regulations 1988—

(a) examining an applicant for a
certificate under regulation 17(3)—

(i) radio-telephone general $85.00

(ii) radio-telephone restricted $85.00

(iii) radiocommunications general $169.00

(b) granting a certificate under
regulation 17(6) $45.00

(c) issuing a replacement certificate
under regulation 18(1) $45.00

(d) inspecting a ship station under
regulation 6(2) $339.00

(e) inspecting a ship station under
regulation 29(2) $169.00

(8) Examining an applicant for a certificate
under regulation 13 of the Class Eleven Radio
(Aeronautical and Maritime Land Services)
Regulations 1987—

(a) radio-telephone general $85.00

(b) radio-telephone restricted $85.00

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Head 60
Timesharing (Licensing and Control) Act 1981

(1) Granting or transferring a developing
owner's licence under regulation 56 of the
Timesharing (Licensing and Control) Regulations
1982 (section 11) $11,550.00

(2) Granting or transferring a marketing
agent's licence under regulation 57 of the
Timesharing (Licensing and Control) Regulations
1982 (section 11) $7,707.00

(3) Managing agent's licence under
regulation 58 of the Timesharing (Licensing and
Control) Regulations 1982 (section 11)—

(a) on grant or transfer of licence $78.00

(b) on each bed permitted by the
Minister in a timesharing unit $5.00

(per year or
part thereof)

(4) Registering the right of a purchaser of
a timesharing unit under regulation 65 of the
Timesharing (Licensing & Control) Regulations 1982
(section 18(2)(b)) $44.00

(5) Inspecting the Register of Timesharing
Intervals under section 18(3) $16.00

Head 61
Water Resources Act 1975

(1) Considering an application for a new
water right under section 11—

(a) each well, for domestic purposes $66.00

(b) each well, for commercial purposes $431.00

(2) Issuing a well-digger's licence under
section 23 $431.00

(3) On lodging any notice of appeal to the
Minister under section 31 $100.00

Head 62
Weights and Measures Act 1975

Inspecting and testing by an inspector of
any device under section 12 $39.00

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Made this 21st day of March 2006





Minister of Finance

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