Biometric testing for visas to be available this month – The Royal Gazette | Bermuda News, Business, Sports, Events, & Community

Log In

Reset Password
BERMUDA | RSS PODCAST

Biometric testing for visas to be available this month

First Prev 1 2 Next Last
People requiring biometric tests for visas can get them on March 23 and March 24 at the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute.
The Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute, which will host biometric testing for visas on March 23 and 24. (File photograph)

Biometric testing for visa applications will be available for two days next month, Government House announced today.

Biometric scans are needed for British visa applications but access on-island has been limited by Covid-19 travel restrictions.

A spokeswoman said representatives from VFS Global — a private sector international visa firm — will carry out tests on March 23 and 24 at the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute on Crow Lane.

Appointments are available between 8am and 2pm on both days, and those who are interested can book them at the VFS Global website, https://www.vfsglobal.co.uk/bm/en/vacs/hamilton.

Testing will follow strict Covid-19 guidelines, and all applicants will need to bring all required documents to their appointment, including their passport, supporting documents and appointment confirmation.

This article was edited to clarify the biometric testing is only for the United Kingdom and not for Canada.

You must be Registered or to post comment or to vote.

Published February 10, 2021 at 2:28 pm (Updated February 10, 2021 at 3:46 pm)

Biometric testing for visas to be available this month

What you
Need to
Know
1. For a smooth experience with our commenting system we recommend that you use Internet Explorer 10 or higher, Firefox or Chrome Browsers. Additionally please clear both your browser's cache and cookies - How do I clear my cache and cookies?
2. Please respect the use of this community forum and its users.
3. Any poster that insults, threatens or verbally abuses another member, uses defamatory language, or deliberately disrupts discussions will be banned.
4. Users who violate the Terms of Service or any commenting rules will be banned.
5. Please stay on topic. "Trolling" to incite emotional responses and disrupt conversations will be deleted.
6. To understand further what is and isn't allowed and the actions we may take, please read our Terms of Service
7. To report breaches of the Terms of Service use the flag icon