Press Release

Ministry of Finance
Tender Notices
Release Date:
Tuesday, 2 February 2021 - 4:58pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands invites tenders for the Construction of a New Social Home in Zion Hill, West End, Tortola.

Procurement Coordinator Mrs. Ishma Rhymer said the proposed works are comprised of the demolition of existing structures, furnishing of all plant, labor, equipment and materials and performing all operations in connection with the construction of the New Social Home in Zion Hill, West End, Tortola, in accordance with the 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, February 8 and will be sent to bidders electronically upon request to with the subject title “Construction of the New Social Home, Zion Hill, West End, 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 and marked, “Tender for the Construction of the New Social Home in Zion Hill, West End, Tortola” and must be received no later than 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, March 30, 2021and 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

A virtual pre-tender meeting is scheduled for Thursday, February 25 at 10:00 a.m. and will be followed by a site visit.  All prospective tenderers are invited to attend.

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 30.  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

PDF icon tender_notice_no6_of_2021.pdf635.1 KB


Andra Phillip

Department of Information and Public Relations