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Persons are deemed to belong to the Virgin Islands based on the following categories:

  • Born in the Virgin Islands of a mother or father who is:
    • A British Overseas Territory Citizen (BOTC) by virtue of birth, registration, naturalisation or by descent from a father or mother who was born in the Virgin Islands
    • Settled in the Virgin Islands
  • Born in the Virgin Islands of a mother or father who is deemed to belong to the Virgin Islands by birth or descent.
  • The child adopted in the Virgin Islands by a person who is deemed to belong to the Virgin Islands by birth or descent.
  • Is born outside the Virgin Islands of a father or mother who is a BOTC by virtue of birth in the Virgin Islands or descent from a father or mother who was born in the Virgin Islands or who belongs to the Virgin Islands by virtue of birth in the Virgin Islands or descent from a father or mother who was born in the Virgin Islands.
  • Is a British Overseas Territories Citizen by virtue of registration in the Virgin Islands.
  • Is a person to whom a certificate has been granted under section 16 of the Immigration and Passport Act 1977 of the Virgin Islands.
  • Is the spouse of a person who belongs to the Virgin Islands and has been granted a certificate under section 16 of the Act.

 

Call the Environmental Health Division at 468-5110 or email us at ehd@gov.vg if you have a mosquito infestation problem and feel that fogging is needed.  Please note that after a premises has been inspected by the Vector Control Officer of the Division, if someone is present at the household then the Officer will give that person an Inspection Notice.  If no one is present at the household then the Inspection Notice is left at the premises in a conspicuous place.  The premises notice is produced in English or Spanish.  Where containers of grave concern are found, a Notice of Violation (black writing on a yellow background) requiring immediate action is also placed on the container/item of concern.

To report a fault about a roadway, persons should contact the Public Works Department or email us at pwd@gov.vg.  To request grading of roads, persons should submit a letter to the Director, Public Works Department.

For new road signage or traffic calming devices, persons should submit a letter of request to the Ministry of Communication and Works. To report a sign that needs repair, persons should contact the Public Works Department - Main Office.

All appeals should be submitted to the Permanent Secretary, Premier’s Office.  

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