The Civil Registry and Passport Office, established in 2005 as a department within the Governor's Group, is headed by a Registrar-General. The Civil Registry is located in the Burhym Building, deCastro Street #49, Wickham's Cay; while the Passport Office is situated on the 1st Floor in the Central Administration Building on Wickham's Cay. The mandate of the Department is two-fold:
1. To create and manage the civil records of residents in the Territory of the Virgin Islands under the Registration of Births and Deaths Act (Cap. 276), the Marriage Act (Cap. 292), the Adoption of Children Act, (Cap. 269) and to a lesser degree the Legitimacy Act (Cap. 271).
2. To manage passports and nationality matters in the Territory of the Virgin Islands under the Virgin Islands Constitution Order, 2007; The British Nationality Act, 1981 and The Immigration and Passport Act (Cap. 130).
These vital records, which date back to 1859, are essential for the protection of individual rights. In addition, the information from these records is of great value to the people of the Virgin Islands and other agencies. You may need certified copies of these records to get the following:
• School entrance
• Proof of citizenship
• Bank transactions
Ordering certificates of vital Events recorded in the Virgin Islands
You may order records through the Civil Registry website www.crisvi.gov.vg at your convenience by submitting an on-line application.
What's Happening Within Our Department?
|74 Persons Receive Naturalisation Certificates||
28 May 2020 - 1:06pm
|Civil Registry And Passport Office Adjusts Operating Hours||
13 May 2020 - 11:25am
|Civil Registry And Passport Services Now Available Online||
5 May 2020 - 1:11pm
|Civil Registry And Passport Office’s Operating Hours||
29 Apr 2020 - 2:07pm
|Immigration/Passport (Prohibition Of Entry) And Curfew Orders Gazetted||
15 Apr 2020 - 2:40pm
|Servicios De Pasaportes Suspendidos||
26 Mar 2020 - 7:14pm
|Passport Services Suspended||
26 Mar 2020 - 3:42pm
|Civil Registry Introduces COVID-19 Preventative Measures||
20 Mar 2020 - 5:22pm
|Public Officers Undergoing Training With US Embassy||
11 Mar 2020 - 4:20pm
|Civil Registry To Close Early March 12||
5 Mar 2020 - 4:44pm
Department Contact Information
To make contact with Civil Registry & Passport Office, see below for contact information: