The merger of Land Registry Department and Survey Department

Lands Unit Operating By Appointment Only

Wednesday, 29 April 2020 - 7:14pm

The public is advised that effective Monday, May 4 appointments must be made prior to doing any business at the Lands Unit , Department of Lands and Survey.

Lands And Survey Department Takes COVID-19 Safety Measures

Wednesday, 25 March 2020 - 3:53pm

The public is notified that the following changes have been implemented at the Lands and Survey Department:

Lands Unit Implements Safety Measures Due To COVID-19 Pandemic

Friday, 20 March 2020 - 5:04pm

The public is notified that due to the present situation being faced with the COVID 19 pandemic, the following measures are to be immediately implemented at the Lands Unit.

Land Holding Licence Forms Updated

Thursday, 31 October 2019 - 9:57am

The public is notified that the Land Holding Licence forms for Non-Belongers have been updated and can be accessed on the banner carousel of the Government’s website. Persons can locate the forms by clicking the banner that says “Non-Belongers Land Holding Licence”.

Lands Unit Of The Land And Survey Department Closed

Monday, 8 July 2019 - 4:29pm

The public is notified that the Lands Unit of the Lands and Survey Department will be closed until Wednesday, July 10. Any inconvenience caused is regretted.

Land and Survey Department

P.O. Box 142
Road Town, Tortola
Virgin Islands (British) VG1110

Land Unit:
Survey Unit:

Land and Survey Department


In 2018, the Land and Survey Department was created due to a merger between the Land Registry and the Lands & Survey Department. Both were established under the Registered Land Ordinance, 1970 (CAP.229), and the Land Surveyors’ Ordinance, (CAP.215) respectively. Both departments originated and continue to fall under the portfolio of the Ministry of Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration.

Department Of Land Registry Open With Reduced Hours

Monday, 29 April 2019 - 2:53pm

The public is notified that the Department of Land Registry will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon daily until further notice.

Department Of Land Registry Closed

Friday, 26 April 2019 - 2:03pm

The public is notified that the Department of Land Registry is closed and will reopen on Tuesday April 30.