Remarks By Honourable Rymer - Contract Signing Ceremony For The Joint Marine Shore Base Building

Thursday, 19 January 2023 - 5:12pm

It gives me great pleasure this morning to witness and be a part of this Contract signing and Groundbreaking ceremony for the Joint Marine Shore Base Building. We can all agree that this project is another one that is well overdue. 

REVISED: 19 Illegal Immigrants Found On Virgin Gorda

Monday, 16 January 2023 - 12:44pm

Chief Immigration Officer, Mr. Ian Penn has said that 19 illegal immigrants are now in the custody of the Department of Immigration following an exercise by the officers of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force and Immigration Department carried out on Virgin Gorda on January 16.

West End Port Closes Early On January 4

Wednesday, 4 January 2023 - 7:01pm

The public and vessel operators are advised that the West End port facility is closed from 6:00 p.m. this evening due to electrical issues. 

Agencies Gearing Up To Provide Extended Coverage To Serve Visitors

Friday, 30 December 2022 - 12:38pm

In anticipation of increased visitors to our shores this weekend, officials from various Government agencies (Customs, Immigration, Police, Treasury, and the BVI Ports Authority) are in high gear to provide extended services to facilitate their clearance.

Tenders Invited For Security Services For Immigration Detainees

Friday, 30 December 2022 - 11:09am

The Government of the Virgin Islands is inviting tenders for the Supply of Security Services for Immigration Detainees housed at Hotel Castle Maria, Road Town, Tortola.

31 Become British Overseas Territories Citizens

Friday, 14 October 2022 - 4:43pm

Thirty one (31) persons recited the Oath of Allegiance and Pledge of Loyalty last week to complete the process of becoming British Overseas Territories Citizens (BOTC) of the Virgin Islands.

Applications Invited for Board of Immigration Members

Monday, 3 October 2022 - 4:19pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands is seeking qualified persons to fill two vacant positions as Board Members on the Board of Immigration.

BVI Immigration Launches Kiosks To Enhance Welcome Experience

Wednesday, 24 August 2022 - 3:12pm

In enhancing the guest welcome experience, the Immigration Department has launched Automated Passport Control (APC) kiosks to expedite entry for returning VI citizens holding British Virgin Islands or United Kingdom passports to the Territory.

Immigration Detainee Ianna Thomas Recaptured

Tuesday, 23 August 2022 - 11:13am

Deputy Chief Immigration Officer, Mrs. Nadia Demming-Hodge has confirmed that detainee Ms. Ianna Thomas has been recaptured.

Help Needed To Locate Escaped Detainee Ianna Thomas

Monday, 22 August 2022 - 2:40pm

Deputy Chief Immigration Officer, Mrs. Nadia Demming-Hodge is asking the public to be on the lookout for Guyanese national Ms. Ianna Thomas who escaped from the department’s temporary detention facility at Hotel Castle Maria.