Ashley Ritter Bldg
Road Town, Tortola
Virgin Islands (British) VG1110
Our vision is to be a model Labour Department with dedicated and well-trained personnel who are sensitive and responsive to the needs of our customers.
Our mission is to promote good Labour/Management practices at workplaces to ensure stable and harmonious labour relations between employers and employees, and to protect the rights, wages, working conditions, safety, health and welfare of workers through enforcement of the British Virgin Islands Labour Laws.
We value our customers and are committed to:
- Providing excellent customer service;
- Being honest and ethical in all our dealings;
- Promoting fairness in all labour/management practices;
- Providing accurate and current information;
- Protecting the privacy of our customers;
- Ensuring a safe and healthy workplace for all BVI employees;
- Accepting responsibility for our actions.
What's Happening Within Our Department?
|Work Permit Exemption Policy Has Been Revised||
3 Sep 2019 - 5:14pm
|Remarks by Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie at the Launch of the First Phase of “Back to the Sea” Maritime Industry Training Programme||
14 Aug 2019 - 7:27pm
|Festival Booth Employers Reminded To Obtain Work Permit||
18 Jul 2019 - 2:17pm
|Labour Department Will Be Closed On July 5||
28 Jun 2019 - 4:03pm
|Renaming Of Labour Department To Improve Labour And Workforce Relations||
28 Jun 2019 - 12:34pm
|Public Officers Recognised For Their Exceptional Service||
14 Jun 2019 - 3:17pm
|Territory Observes ILO Day For Safety And Health At Work||
29 Apr 2019 - 5:19pm
|Online Work Permit Software To Be Tested On 32 Companies||
2 Apr 2019 - 3:57pm
|Online Work Permit Application Expected To Come On Stream||
27 Mar 2019 - 1:53pm
|Employers To Give Employees Reasonable Time Period To Vote||
21 Feb 2019 - 12:59pm
Department Contact Information
To make contact with Department of Labour and Workforce Development, see below for contact information:
Department of Labour and Workforce Development
Ashley Ritter Bldg
Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Cashier: 8:45 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Telephone: 1(284) 468-4780
Fax: 1(284) 494-3027/468-2570