The Department of Information and Public Relations holds materials in a wide variety of formats including:
- Audio recordings
- Video recordings
- Electronic recordings
- Photographs and
- Graphic works
The Department of Information and Public Relations does not add to its holding through purchase. We may accept offers to submit images, materials and/or documents when said items are closely related to Government materials already in our possession.
As a policy, the Department of Information and Public Relations does not sign documents stating that particular images are not copyrighted, because Government records are public domain. For other materials, it is the user’s responsibility to determine copyright.
The vast majority of the digital images online are public domain. Therefore, no written permission is required to use them. We would appreciate your crediting the Department of Information and Public Relations as the original source.
For the few images that may be copyrighted, permission is required to use the images.
There are a few images obtained from other organizations on our site and are always credited. Permission to use these photographs should be obtained directly from those organizations.
Yes, GIS may be used as a resource when conducting research.
Yes, copies can be collected at the department at the RFG Edifice Building, 5th Floor, 354 James Walter Francis Drive, Road Town, Tortola, Virgin Islands VG1110.
The department can furnish you with electronic copies of photographs or documents.
Yes, you can order copies of photographs or documents. Please contact the department.
Currently, photocopying is not allowed at the Department.
Members of the public often make requests for special services.
The Department of Information and Public Relations also provides many of its services to the public through assisting other Government bodies under three main areas;
- Publication and Print Production
- Broadcast Production
- Public Relations, Advertising and Promotion
Please contact the Department if you have a special request.