Ministry of Natural Resources and Labour
Department of Labour and Workforce Development
Release Date:
Friday, 24 July 2015 - 5:15pm

The Labour Department is reminding all employers operating on the Festival Grounds during the upcoming BVI Emancipation Festival to apply for and obtain a work permit for any non-Belonger/non-BVIslander they desire to employ. 

Persons are encouraged to submit applications within 5 to10 days in advance of commencement of work.  Failure to do so will render persons in direct violation of Section 171 of the 2010 Labour Code.

For more information regarding Work Permit Applications persons may call the Labour Department at 468-4708 or 468-4780.