The Government of the Virgin Islands has signed a five year contract with Canadian Bank Note Company to monitor the Territory’s borders for the next five years and share real time information between agencies.
Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie, and Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration Honourable Vincent Wheatley are pictured signing a contract for the implementation of the Border Management and Electronic Visa System with Vice President of Business Development, Identity and Payment of Canadian Bank Note Company, Limited Mr. Mark Houlton and Director of Business Development Ms. Fuencisla Santiago.
Unclaimed goods left for more than two months at the ports will be sold at a public auction on Saturday, October 27 in accordance with the Customs Management and Duties Act No.6 of 2010 Section 52 (8).
The Government of the Virgin Islands continues to fight crime and its causes and is fostering joint partnerships with local and international authorities to strengthen and improve the Territory’s border protection.
Importers of unclaimed goods left for more than two months at Her Majesty’s Customs and the BVI Ports Authority are advised that these items must be cleared by Friday, April 6 to avoid having them sold at public auction.