Conveyance or transfer on sale of land fees:

Land transfer or general transfer stamp fees are based on the value of the transaction. The fee is calculated on a sliding scale, with different portions of the transfer taxed differently, as follows:

Amount or value

Stamp duty fees

On the first $100,000

2.1 per cent

On the next $400,000 (up to $500,000)

3.15 per cent

On the next $500,000 (up to $1 million)

4.20 per cent

On the next $500,000 (up to $1.5 million)

6.3 per cent

Thereafter (over $1.5 million)

7.35 per cent


Lease agreements:

The stamp duty payable on lease agreements is as follows:

Term Lease

Stamp duty

Up to three years

1.05% of the aggregate rent payable for the term of the lease

More than three years

1.05% of the aggregate rent payable for the first three years of the lease, plus 0.5% of the aggregate rent payable for any additional period beyond three years


Duplicate copies are stamped for $27.

Source: Government of Bermuda

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