Topic: Immigration, Passports, Nationality, and Visas | Posted By: lstevens
Thursday, 5 May 2016 - 12:45pm
It is a great pleasure for me, as your Governor, to hand over Certificates of Naturalisation to a total of 52 people who have made their homes here in the Virgin Islands. Today is your day, marking a key milestone in your quest for British Citizenship. Many of you will have harboured this ambition for years. I hope and imagine that all of you are feeling a sense of fulfillment and satisfaction in attaining this citizenship status, conferring as it does the right to carry a BVI passport and to apply for a full British passport.
Immigration and Labour officials have updated Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE on strategies to reform and strengthen the labour and immigration processes in the Territory and the short-term solutions being implemented to jump-start the changes.