Press Release

Ministry of Finance
Ministry of Health & Social Development
Tender Notices
Release Date:
Monday, 25 January 2021 - 12:26pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands is inviting tenders for the construction of a new Social Home in Sea Cow’s Bay on Tortola.

Procurement Coordinator, Mrs. Ishma Rhymer said the works will comprise of furnishing all plant, labour, equipment and materials and performing all operations in connection with the construction of the New Social Home in Sea Cows Bay, Tortola, British Virgin Islands in accordance with the aforementioned drawings and specifications. 

Mrs. Rhymer said, “Eligible Tenderers are required to submit Certificates of Good Standing in respect of the Social Security and Taxes including Payroll and Property Tax from BVI Social Security Board, National Health Insurance, Inland Revenue, the Commercial Registry, valid Trade Licence, detailed work programme showing the order in which the various sections of works are to be executed along with other documents as outlined in the tender document.” 

Mrs. Rhymer added that Tenderers must also present a Tender Bond/Tender Security not less than 1% of the bid price, by way of a Bank or accredited Insurance Company.

Bidding documents are available from Monday, January 25 and will be sent to bidders electronically upon request to with the subject title “Construction of the New Social Home, Sea Cow’s Bay, Tortola”.

Interested Tenderers should submit one (1) original and three (3) copies, and  one (1) flash drive containing the bidder’s documents.  The original bid should be placed in a sealed envelope marked, “ORIGINAL” and the additional copies placed in another sealed envelope marked “COPIES”.  Both envelopes should then be placed in an outer envelope marked, “Tender for the Construction of the New Social Home in Sea Cow’s Bay, Tortola” to be received no later than 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, March 16 and addressed to:

The Chairman
Central Tenders Board
Ministry of Finance
Procurement Unit
Qwomar Trading Building No. 2, 2nd Floor
Blackburne Road, TORTOLA, VG 1110
British Virgin Islands

Tenders will be opened at the Procurement Unit, Ministry of Finance, Qwomar Trading Building #2, 2nd Floor at 11:00 a.m. on, Tuesday, March 16.  All Tenderers are invited to witness this process via “Webex” and will be provided with the access code and password prior to the opening. 

For more information, contact the Procurement Coordinator at (284) 468-4243/5921 or email


Department of Information and Public Relations (GIS)

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Road Town, TORTOLA VG1110

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