Revised - Covid-19 Immigration Update

Wednesday, 1 April 2020 - 3:14pm

All visitors who remain in the BVI following the closure of its borders are being informed that no penalties will be placed for staying beyond the issued Immigration entry permit upon entering the Territory. 

El Departamento de Inmigración Toma Medidas De Seguridad De Covid-19

Tuesday, 24 March 2020 - 9:11am

El Departamento de Inmigración le informa al público, que medidas han sido implementadas para reforzar la práctica de distanciamiento social a la luz de la pandemia del coronavirus COVID-19 y que ahora solo permite cinco (5) personas dentro del área del lobby en un momento dado.

Immigration Department Takes Covid-19 Safety Measures

Monday, 23 March 2020 - 2:02pm

The Immigration Department is informing the public that it has implemented social distancing measures in light of the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic and is now only allowing five (5) persons within the lobby area at any given time.

Statement by Honourable Wheatley on Labour and Immigration Preparations For COVID-19

Thursday, 19 March 2020 - 5:50pm

By now we are all aware that the World Health Organization (WHO) has declared there is a global pandemic—the COVID-19. This form of the Coronavirus is affecting lives, communities, and the world economy.

Two Statutory Instruments Now Gazetted For Public Information

Monday, 16 March 2020 - 3:47pm

The Cabinet Office is notifying the public that Statutory Instruments No. 11 Immigration and Passport (Prohibited Persons) Order, 2020 and No. 12 Infectious Diseases (Notification) (Amendment) Order, 2020 are now available for public information on the Virgin Islands Official Gazette website at

Statutory Instrument Now Gazetted For Public Information

Friday, 13 March 2020 - 7:00pm

The Cabinet Office is notifying the public that Statutory Instrument No. 10 Immigration and Passport (Authorised Ports of Entry) (Amendment) Regulations 2020 is now available for public information on the Virgin Islands Official Gazette website at

32 Registered As British Citizens

Friday, 13 March 2020 - 5:35pm

32 individuals are now British citizens after having been previously naturalised as British Overseas Territories Citizens.

Civil Registry To Close Early March 12

Thursday, 5 March 2020 - 4:44pm

The public is notified that the Civil Registry and Passport Office will close at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 12 to facilitate the British Citizenship Ceremony .../

Statement by Honourable Vincent Wheatley - Immigration Update

Wednesday, 26 February 2020 - 12:14pm

Mr. Speaker, for the year 2020, as reported before, the Immigration Department is in the process of receiving a new Border Management System. 

BVI’s Current VISA And Immigration Processes Still In Effect

Friday, 7 February 2020 - 5:12pm

The established processes offered by the Civil Registry and Passport Office and the Immigration Department in applying for visas and entering the Territory are still in effect while works are ongoing to launch the new Boarder Management and e-Visa System.