Obtain permission to amplify sound under the Noise Control and Abatement Act to amplify music of any kind beyond the confines of personal space anywhere in the Territory. 


Step 1:  A request letter with the details of the event and contact information should be addressed to the Commissioner of Police and hand delivered to Police Headquarters at least ten working days (two weeks) in advance of the event. 

Step 2:  If approved, a permission letter is created, signed and stamped.

Step 3:  Applicant is notified about the decision within two weeks of the Noise Exemption Permission request. If approved, the letter can be collected from Police Headquarters.

Supporting Documents

Trade Licence and Liquor Licence for business premises

Method of Applying

In Person

Turn Around Time

two weeks

Additional Notes

All operating licenses, special licenses or signed permission letters must be on site and available when Police make their inquiries.




Department Contact Information

The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force

P.O. Box 64
Road Town, Tortola

Business Hours:

For Administration services, office hours are 8:30am to 4:30pm. 

Email Address: admin@rvipolice.vg

RVIPF three-digit access number 311 for BVI callers
Direct Line: 1-284-368-5371
1-284-494-3822 (Overseas customers)