You are required to register a vehicle if:

  • Importing a vehicle into the territory
  • Purchasing a new vehicle from a Local Dealership




Step 1: Customer fills out Vehicle Registration form. This form must be signed by the Dealer/Agent and buyer if the vehicle is being bought locally.

Step 2: Customer submits form to Licensing Officer. The officer verifies vehicle’s weight.

Step 3: Customer submits Registration form and proof of ownership of the vehicle to the Cashier and registers their License Plates.

Step 4: Registration fee is collected by Cashier and a receipt is given to the customer. A onetime fee of $10 is required for the registration and a fee of $25 if License Plates are needed.

Step 5: A copy of the registration form is given to the customer.

Step 6: A fee is charged based on the curbed weight of your vehicle. Enquire to the Accounts Officer for the fee associated with your vehicle.

Step 7: After registration, licensing of the Vehicle is the next process.

Delivery: A copy of the Registration Form and Receipt

Supporting Documents

  • Inspection Officer must verify the weight of the vehicle.

Method of Applying

In Person

Turn Around Time


Additional Notes

The person (car dealers or importer) signs as an agent and the vehicle’s owner sign as the owner.


Department Contact Information

Department of Motor Vehicles

R & R Malone Complex
Pockwood Pond, Tortola
Virgin Islands (British) VG1110

Business Hours:

Monday - Friday  9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Inspection 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. 
Written Test  
9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.​

Email Address:

Main Office
Telephone:1(284) 468-4080
Fax:1(284) 468-4070

Virgin Gorda Office
Telephone:1(284) 468-