Government Welcomes Family And Friends To Assist With Recovery Efforts

Thursday, 12 October 2017 - 3:15pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands has lifted restrictions on entry and travel to make it easier for family members to visit the Territory to ensure the well being of their relatives.

Immigration Department Solicits Post Hurricane Notification From Employers

Thursday, 12 October 2017 - 3:11pm

Employers of migrant workers are advised to provide the Immigration and Labour Departments with a post hurricane notification outlining their current position and intentions, specifically as it relates to their future operations and staff complement.

Special Measures Implemented For Entry of Skilled Workers

Friday, 29 September 2017 - 3:42pm

All business owners are notified that special measures have been put in place to accommodate the entry of skilled workers to aid in relief activity.

Immigration Department Resumes Full Operations

Wednesday, 16 August 2017 - 5:20pm

The public is notified that services at the Immigration Department resumed on August 16 and persons may visit the office between 8:30 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. daily for services.

Immigration Chief Confirms 22 Illegal Immigrants Repatriated

Tuesday, 2 May 2017 - 12:02pm

Of the 27 illegal immigrants detained last month, 22 have been repatriated, according to Acting Chief Immigration Officer, Mrs. Geraldine Ritter-Freeman.

Virgin Gorda Immigration Office Open To The Public

Monday, 28 November 2016 - 10:08am

The Immigration Department is advising the Virgin Gorda community that the Administration Processing Unit of the Virgin Gorda Immigration Office has resumed its services to the public, today Monday, November 28.

Temporary Closure Of Virgin Gorda Immigration Office

Friday, 25 November 2016 - 12:54pm

The Immigration Department is advising the Virgin Gorda community that the Virgin Gorda Immigration Office is closed for the rest of today Friday, November 25 due to operational issues beyond their control.

Immigration Regulations Changes Takes Effect September 1

Tuesday, 30 August 2016 - 5:00pm

The public is reminded that starting Thursday September 1, persons who have been working in the British Virgin Islands for five years will no longer be required to leave the Territory during the transitioning process when changing employers. 

BVI Visa Exemption Programme Officially Starts On September 1

Tuesday, 30 August 2016 - 3:47pm

The public is reminded that the British Virgin Islands (BVI) Visa Exemption Programme will go into effect from Thursday, September 1.

Geraldine Ritter-Freeman To Act As Chief Immigration Officer

Monday, 22 August 2016 - 11:02am

Mrs. Geraldine Ritter-Freeman has been appointed to act as Chief Immigration Officer for a period of one year.