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Covid changes at the Registry General

Following Government advice on measures to tackle the spread of the Covid-19 virus, the Registry General offices will be closed to the public and collection of certificates, notices, or any other documents will be by appointment only.

A spokeswoman said: “Customers wishing to submit hard copies of their applications for processing may do so via the Registry General drop box located on the 1st Floor of the Government Administration Building, 30 Parliament Street, Hamilton.

“Customers are asked to communicate via email or telephone as the doors to the Registry General office will be locked during this period. When emailing applications, all fees must be paid by direct deposit or wire transfer.”

People urgently requiring birth, domestic partnership, marriage, and/or death certificates can email their request via the following email addresses:

•rgbirths@gov.bm

•rgdomesticpartnerships@gov.bm

•rgmarriages@gov.bm

•rgdeaths@gov.bm

The spokeswoman added: “The Registry General will facilitate scheduled Civil Ceremonies. Couples and no more than eight guests must strictly adhere to Covid-19 regulations. Queries can be forwarded via email to rgmarriages@gov.bm.”

Charities wishing to submit annual reports may do so by sending statutory documents and proof of payment to charityinfo@gov.bm.

People interested in making an application for a Temporary Fundraising Licence may submit their request on the required form via charityinfo@gov.bm.

Applications for Privately Funded Charity exemption may be submitted on the required form via charitabletrustinfo@gov.bm.

In addition, IP Agents and customers wishing to submit registration applications or submit any other documents for IP matters may do so via rgintellectualproperty@gov.bm. Customers urgently requiring IP certificates or notices may submit their request via email and arrange an appointment for curbside collection.

Customers needing to register a .bm domain name must first conduct a search via www.bermudanic.bm to ensure that the domain name of interest is available. If a customer has not done so already, they are required to create an account using a valid email address (once a domain of interest has been purchased) before checking out.

Existing customers can email dnsmanager@gov.bm or call 297-7708 for assistance.

Marriage Officers, Trade Unions, Architects, Engineers, and/or Surveyors may email their re-registration via rgprofessionalregistration@gov.bm or https://www.gov.bm/department/registry-general.

Annual Ticket Holders and the general public may email rgprofessionalregistration@gov.bm to schedule an appointment.

Funds may be remitted to the Registry General via Electronic Funds Transfer (direct deposit), from any of the following local banks: Butterfield and HSBC.

Direct Deposit:

- Beneficiary Account Number: 010-125250-001 Bermuda Dollar Account

- Beneficiary Account Number: 010-125250-501 US Dollar Account

Wire Transfer:

- Beneficiary Bank: HSBC Bank of Bermuda Limited, 6 Front Street, Hamilton, Bermuda

- Swift Code: BBDABMHM

- Beneficiary Name: Bermuda Government - Registry General

People are asked to ensure their name/agency name and reference numbers are clearly stated in the customer reference and narrative field when direct depositing.

For matters that are time-sensitive and/or of high importance, please contact: -

Registrar GeneralAubrey Pennymanapennyman@gov.bm

297-7662

Assistant Registrar GeneralDenise N. Carey dncarey@gov.bm

297-7705

Manager - Vital & General RegistrationMelody Parris mparris@gov.bm

297-7976

Legal & Compliance Officer / Charities

Trademark Examiner (Supervisor)

Domain Name Officer Marvin Hanna

Sheryll Kelly

Chequila Chase mhanna@gov.bm

skelly@gov.bm

ctchase@gov.bm

297-7639

297-7544

297-7826

We do apologize for any inconvenience this may cause but look forward to responding to you as best as we can.

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Published March 29, 2021 at 5:45 pm (Updated March 29, 2021 at 5:46 pm)

Covid changes at the Registry General

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