April 1: BPS Will Not Accept Foreign Cheques

March 3, 2016

Effective April 1st, 2016, the Bermuda Police Service will not accept any foreign cheques. Local cheques [US and Bermuda dollars only] from the three Bermuda banks are acceptable.

The police said that persons making payments from overseas must pay by wire in the name of the Accountant General to HSBC as follows:

  • US Dollar account is 010-221125-511 or Bermuda Dollar account #010-221125-001

When making payment by wire, the customer must confirm to Group-Finance@bps.bm the following:

  • Amount of the payment;
  • Date of the payment;
  • Payment/transaction number, if any.

“Bermuda Police Finance Department will liaise with the Accountant General’s office to confirm receipt of payment. Payment is not deemed to have been received until the Accountant General’s Office states that they have received the funds,” a spokesperson said.

Following is the bank, address and SWIFT code, if needed:

  • HSBC Bank Bermuda Limited
  • Harbourview Centre, 37 Front Street, Hamilton HM 11, Bermuda

In addition, money orders will also not be accepted.

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  1. Joker says:

    Its a joke right?