Compensation Claims are Government’s liability to persons for damages to vehicles, equipment, boats, and property land encroachment etc.


Step 1:  The Ministries and Departments submit a Compensation Report to the Ministry of Finance.

Step 2:  The report is forwarded to the Attorney General’s Chambers (AGs) for legal advice.

Step 3:  Upon the AGs decision, the payee will be informed and the Ministry will authorize payment only if government is liable.

Step 4:  Treasury is authorized to process a cheque.

Step 5:  Before the cheque is released, the Payee must sign a deed of release at the Attorney General’s Chambers.

Step 6:  Upon collection of the cheque at the Ministry of Finance, the payee must sign an acknowledgment of receipt of payment.

Supporting Documents

Any document in support of your claim.

Method of Applying

In Person

Turn Around Time

3 Weeks

Additional Notes


Department Contact Information

Ministry of Finance

Ministry of Finance
33 Admin Drive
Road Town, Tortola
Virgin Islands (British) VG1110

Business Hours:

Monday - Friday  
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Email Address:

Telephone: 1(284) 468-2144
Fax: 1(284) 468-3299