Steps to take when exporting an animal, plant, produce or meat.


Step 1:  Exporter makes an appointment to see the relevant officer.

Step 2:  Exporter comes in to department with the animal, plant, produce or meat.

Step 3:  Officer examines the animal, plant, produce or meat.

Step 4:  Officer prepares and stamps the Export Health Certificate.

Step 5:  Exporter pays for the Health Certificate (if applicable) and a certificate is issued.

Method of Applying

By Phone

Department Contact Information

Department of Agriculture and Fisheries

Paraquita Bay,
Tortola, Virgin Islands (British) VG1120

Business Hours:

General Office - Paraquita Bay and Virgin Gorda - 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Abattoir - 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Airport - 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

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General Office (Paraquita Bay) - 1(284) 468-6123/6124
Veterinary Unit  - 1 (284) 468 - 6197
Virgin Gorda Office - 1(284) 468-9263/6506/6507
Airport Office - 1(284) 468-6449