Work Permit Exemptions By Minister’s Discretion Temporarily Suspended

Thursday, 11 April 2024 - 4:30pm

The public is notified that effective immediately, the acceptance of new applications for work permit exemptions by Minister's discretion is temporarily suspended.

Application For Work Permits

Tuesday, 12 March 2024 - 1:41pm

The Department of Labour and Workforce Development is reminding employers who apply for work permits, of the annual submission requirement of an authorised signatory list. 

Department Of Immigration To Host Office Hours On Anegada

Tuesday, 12 March 2024 - 10:18am

The Department of Immigration will host office hours on Anegada on Friday, March 22, 2024 for the facilitation of extensions of visitors Landing Permits, extensions to Entry Permits for work permit holders and general queries for services provided by the department. 

Work Permit Exemptions Expanded For Short-Term Service Providers

Friday, 8 March 2024 - 11:07am

The Government of the Virgin Islands is pleased to announce simplified work permit requirements for specific categories of individuals providing short-term services in the Territory. 

Government Streamlines Work Permit Renewal Collection Process

Monday, 26 June 2023 - 2:19pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands has announced that effective immediately, employers, agents, and Human Resources Managers (HRMs) will now be able to collect renewal work permits on behalf of their employees.

Department Of Labour And Workforce Development To Handle Executive Work Permit

Thursday, 25 May 2023 - 3:19pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands through the Ministry of Financial Services, Labour and Trade announces the transfer of Executive Work Permit (EWP) processing to the Department of Labour and Workforce Development. 

Work Permit Renewal Appointment Notice

Wednesday, 26 April 2023 - 6:22pm

Work permit holders are notified that appointments would be made and sent to their cellular phones and email addresses when their renewals are approved. 

New Work Permit Labour Clearance Takes Immediate Effect

Monday, 29 August 2022 - 1:42pm

The public is informed that effective immediately; new-approved full-time work permits will be issued a clearance valid for six (6) months instead of the previous three (3) months.

Review Checklist When Submitting Applications For Work Permit

Friday, 15 July 2022 - 12:45pm

The public is reminded to review the checklist when submitting work permit applications to the Department of Labour and Workforce Development. Persons are also asked to submit all the required documents that are stated on the list.

Department Of Labour Closes At Noon On July 1

Tuesday, 28 June 2022 - 12:52pm

The public is notified that the offices of the Department of Labour and Workforce Development on Tortola and Virgin Gorda will close at 12:00 noon on Friday, July 1.