The Electrical Inspections Unit is the arm of the Ministry of Communications and Works and is responsible for the safe use of electricity in the Virgin Islands (UK). Specifically, the Unit ensures that all electrical works done in the Territory- including the writing of residential, commercial and industrial buildings which is done in compliance with the US-based National Electrical Code (NEC) and the British Virgin Islands Electricity Corporations Regulations 1999.

Our Vision

The Electrical Inspection Unit vigorously sees to the safe use of electricity in the Virgin Islands (UK) by ensuring that all licensed electricians are properly qualified and that all electrical works carried out satisfy internationally accepted electrical codes and regulations.

Our Mission

The Electrical Inspection Unit's mission is to prevent and minimize the loss of human life and property damage caused by electrical faults in the Virgin Islands (UK).

Our Values

In serving you, we are committed to:

  • Serving you in a courteous, promt and efficient manner
  • Performing our duties at a professional level
  • Ensuring accuracy when handling your affairs
  • Ensuring that information received from customers is held in strict confidence

Department Contact Information

To make contact with Electrical Inspections Unit, see below for contact information:

Electrical Inspections Unit

R.G.Hodge, 3rd Floor
Plaza Building
Road Town, Tortola
Virgin Islands( British) VG1110

Business Hours:

Monday - Friday  
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Email Address:

Telephone: 1(284) 468-3603 | 468-3604
Fax: 1(284) 468-3610