News relating to Statutory Bodies such HLSCC, NHI, Tourist Board, Financial Services, Social Security, Health Service, etc.

Closure Of The Territory’s Airports Due To The Passage Of Hurricane Irma

Monday, 4 September 2017 - 4:26pm

The BVI Airports Authority announces the phased approach closure of the Territory’s airports, starting today, Monday 4th September 2017, due to the passage of Hurricane Irma.
 

BVI Financial Institutions’ Reporting Deadlines Extended

Monday, 14 August 2017 - 1:26pm

The public, especially the BVI Financial Institutions that have reporting obligations to be satisfied in the year 2017 are being notified that the authority’s email and the web-based portal the BVI Financial Account Reporting System (BVIFARS) are down, as a result of the Tropical Wave that affected the Territory last week.

Cabinet Approves Work Permit Exemptions For Business Visitors

Monday, 24 July 2017 - 5:03pm

Government is moving proactively to initiate the changes necessary to facilitate more substance-based economic activity in the Territory as part of the BVI Forward campaign.

Statement By Government Of The Virgin Islands Regarding BVI Airways

Wednesday, 19 July 2017 - 4:33pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands recognising the need to improve airlift into the Territory for our visitors and residents alike, entered into an agreement with BVI Airways to provide the company with $7 million to operate direct flights between Miami and the British Virgin Islands.

Elise Donovan Outlines Role of IFCs in the Global Economy at Malaysian Wealth Management Forum

Tuesday, 18 July 2017 - 4:13pm

Ms. Elise Donovan, Director, BVI House Asia, outlined the role of the British Virgin Islands (BVI) and other international financial centers (IFCs) in the global economy, in a speech she delivered at the Malaysian Wealth Management Forum held at the Hilton Kuala Lumpur.

BVI House Asia Connects Companies To The ‘Belt And Road’ Initiative

Monday, 22 May 2017 - 1:07pm

Director of BVI House Asia, Ms. Elise Donovan has advised companies of the advantages of utilising BVI Business Companies as ideal vehicles for cross-border trade. 

Phase V Complete! BVI Has Increased Electricity Supply

Monday, 8 May 2017 - 11:21am

Two years after the ground breaking ceremony for the Phase V Power Development Programme, the British Virgin Islands now has an increased electricity supply of 57.5 megawatts (MW) to serve the current 34 MW demand of the Territory.

Every Little Bit Helps! Peebles Hospital Receives Donation

Tuesday, 2 May 2017 - 4:58pm

The BVI Health Services Authority (BVIHSA) received a donation of blankets and art supplies from the Rotaract Club of Tortola.

Ferry Operations At Virgin Gorda Yacht Harbour Begin May

Wednesday, 26 April 2017 - 5:20pm

The public is notified that ferry services at the St. Thomas Bay Jetty in Virgin Gorda will be temporarily relocated to the Virgin Gorda Yacht Harbour Marina from Monday, May 1 for a period of 30 days. 

Testing Phase To Begin On New Process For Work Permit Renewal

Friday, 10 March 2017 - 5:06pm

The Labour Department is in the final stages of preparation to begin testing a new process for the renewal of work permits.

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