Immigration and Labour officials have updated Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE on strategies to reform and strengthen the labour and immigration processes in the Territory and the short-term solutions being implemented to jump-start the changes.
A cohort of Immigration Officers, along with senior Immigration and Government officials are pictured at the opening ceremony of a week-long Law Enforcement and Customer Service Training Workshop........
Yes, that individual will need to obtain a work permit as this arrangement is construed as engaging in employment in respect to the Immigration and Labour laws of the Virgin Islands.
Yes, any exception will require permission from the Chief Immigration Officer.
Persons attaining the age of 18 are required to have their own Entry permit. If there is a physical ailment or other mobile incapacity, one will need to make a request to the Chief Immigration Officer in writing, to continue to reside in the territory.
Yes, persons wishing to have this privilege are encouraged to write to the Chief Immigration Officer requesting such permission.
Yes, the child can enter using a birth certificate provided proof of Virgin Island parents’ information is submitted upon entry into the territory. Parents are encouraged to obtain a Belonger Card in respect of the child/children.
Yes, all persons not deemed to Belong to the Virgin Islands, not holding a valid Certificate of Residence or Exempted from the requirement of a work permit are required to have a valid work permit to engage in gainful employment in the Virgin Islands.