Steps when registering a pesticide.


Step 1:  For persons wishing to import a new pesticide not yet registed in the BVI, you are required to fill out the "Application to Register a Pesticide" form.

Step 2:  The Department will review the application and based on the chemical compounds, a decision will be made as to whether the pesticide will be safe for importation.

Step 3:  If the pesticide is deemed unsafe, the application will be denied.  If pesticide is deemed safe, the application will be approved.

Step 4:  An approval correspondence will be forwarded to the applicant.

Method of Applying

Submission of Form to Department

Department Contact Information

Department of Agriculture and Fisheries

Paraquita Bay,
Tortola, Virgin Islands (British) VG1120

Business Hours:

General Office - Paraquita Bay and Virgin Gorda - 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Abattoir - 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Airport - 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Email Address:,,,

General Office (Paraquita Bay) - 1(284) 468-6123/6124
Veterinary Unit  - 1 (284) 468 - 6197
Virgin Gorda Office - 1(284) 468-9263/6506/6507
Airport Office - 1(284) 468-6449