Nine Persons Registered As British Citizens

Thursday, 10 March 2016 - 3:45pm

Nine persons were registered today as British citizens after having been previously naturalised as British Overseas Territories citizens.

Applications Now Being Accepted For Post Of Deputy Governor

Wednesday, 2 March 2016 - 9:00am

Interested applicants are invited to apply for the post of Deputy Governor of the British Virgin Islands. 

Grand Parade And Ceremonies To Celebrate Sovereign’s 90th Birthday

Monday, 29 February 2016 - 9:30am

A grand parade and two ceremonies will highlight the 90th Birthday of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II which will be observed in the Territory on Thursday, April 21.   

Governor’s Office Seeking Volunteers To Serve On Special Committees

Monday, 8 February 2016 - 12:15pm

The Governor’s Office is seeking volunteers to serve on any of the following committees: The Advisory Committee on the Prerogative of Mercy, the Honours Committee and the Visiting Ships Committee.

Revised 2016 Public Holidays

Friday, 5 February 2016 - 4:00pm

Acting in accordance with Section 5 of the Public Holidays Act (Cap 199), as amended, Cabinet has approved the following public holidays for 2016:

BVI Announces Public Holiday On April 21 To Celebrate Her Majesty’s Birthday

Thursday, 4 February 2016 - 5:30pm

Thursday, April 21 is designated as a public holiday in the Virgin Islands in observance of the 90th Birthday of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the 50th Anniversary of her first visit to the Territory.

Appointment of Commissioner of Police

Wednesday, 20 January 2016 - 1:45pm

Governor John S. Duncan, OBE, acting in accordance with Sections 97(1) and 97(2) of the Virgin Islands Constitution, following the recommendation of the Virgin Islands Police Service Commission and advice of the National Security Council, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Michael Matthews as Police Commissioner of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF).  

Governor Appoints Virgin Islands General Legal Council

Wednesday, 20 January 2016 - 11:15am

His Excellency the Governor, Mr. John S. Duncan, OBE, acting in accordance with the Legal Professions Act, 2015 has appointed Mrs. Dancia Penn, OBE, QC to chair the newly established Virgin Islands General Legal Council.

His Excellency the Governor’s Holiday Message 2015

Thursday, 24 December 2015 - 10:15am

Christmas is a special time of year, a time when families and friends draw near to each other to renew personal ties and friendships and to share in the warmth of the season and embrace the joy that it brings.

Governor’s Office To Close At 12 Noon On November 13

Thursday, 12 November 2015 - 4:30pm

The Governor’s Office is informing the public that their office will close at 12 noon on Friday, November 13.  Regular office hours will resume on Monday November 16 at 8:30 a.m. 

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