Press Release

Ministry of Finance
Ministry of Health & Social Development
Safe Haven Transitional Centre
Release Date:
Friday, 1 April 2022 - 5:27pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands is inviting tenders from local companies for the Supply of Security Services for Safe Haven Transitional Centre located in Purcell Estate, Tortola.

The proposed scope of works involves providing the Safe Haven Transitional Centre with a 24-hour security service for the primary purpose of safeguarding the property and lives of the residents, employees and visitors.

Procurement Coordinator, Mrs. Ishma Rhymer said that eligible tenderers are also required to have a valid Trade Licence and submit Certificates of Good Standing in respect of the Social Security and taxes, including Payroll and Income Tax, from VI Social Security Board, National Health Insurance and Inland Revenue.

Bidding documents will be available between 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. from Monday to Friday. Bidding documents will be sent to tenderers electronically upon request to with the subject title “Supply of Security Services for Safe Haven Transitional Centre”.

A virtual pre-tender meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, 20th April, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. Due to Covid-19 preventative measures and social distancing guidelines established by the Ministry of Health and Social Development, all prospective tenderers will be notified of the access code and password prior to the meeting. All prospective tenderers are invited to attend.

Interested tenderers should submit one (1) original and three (3) copies plus one (1) flash drive containing the tenderer’s documents. The original bid should be placed in a sealed envelope and marked “ORIGINAL” and the additional copies placed in another sealed envelope and marked “COPIES”. Both envelopes should then be placed in an outer envelope and marked “Tender for the Supply of Security Services for Safe Haven Transitional Centre” and addressed to:

The Chairman

Central Tenders Board

Ministry of Finance

Procurement Unit

RFG Place, 2nd Floor

Waterfront Drive, Road Town

Tortola, British Virgin Islands, VG1110

All tenders must be deposited in the “Tender Box” at the Ministry of Finance (Procurement Unit), RFG Place, Road Town, Tortola, Virgin Islands, by the bearer not later than 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, 24th May, 2022. Tenders will not be accepted after the “Tender Box” is closed.

Tenders will be opened at the Procurement Unit, Ministry of Finance, RFG Place at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, 24th May, 2022. Tenderers are invited to witness this process via “Webex”. Tenderers 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

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