Steps when registering a pesticide.


Step 1:  For persons wishing to import a new pesticide not yet registed in the BVI, you are required to fill out the "Application to Register a Pesticide" form.

Step 2:  The Department will review the application and based on the chemical compounds, a decision will be made as to whether the pesticide will be safe for importation.

Step 3:  If the pesticide is deemed unsafe, the application will be denied.  If pesticide is deemed safe, the application will be approved.

Step 4:  An approval correspondence will be forwarded to the applicant.

Method of Applying

Submission of Form to Department

Department Contact Information

Department of Agriculture

Paraquita Bay,
Tortola, Virgin Islands (British) VG1120

Business Hours:

General Office (Paraquita Bay), Virgin Gorda and Anegada - 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.

Email Address:

General Office (Paraquita Bay) - 1(284) 468-6123/6124
Fax: 1(284) 468-6102

Virgin Gorda Office - 1(284) 468-6506/6507
Anegada Office - 1(284) 468-4356

Airport Office - 1(284) 468-6449
Abattoir - 1(284) 468-6127