Ministry of Finance
His Majesty’s Customs
Release Date:
Monday, 31 July 2017 - 4:33pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands is reminding all mariners that effective August 1, home and foreign based charters will see an increase in cruising permit fees.

A home based charter boat is $6 per person per day, while a foreign based charter boat is $16 per person per day.

Home based charters are boats operated in the Virgin Islands, generally maintained in the Virgin Islands and managed by a company or any other legal entity incorporated, registered or licenced in the Virgin Islands for a period of five (5) months or more in any 12 month period. A foreign based charter boat is any boat other than a home based charter boat.

For more information about the increase in cruising permit fees contact Her Majesty’s Customs at (284) 468-2144 or email bvicustoms@gov.vg.


Sheriece T. Smith

Information Officer II 
Dept. of Information & Public Relations 
Telephone: 468- 2740
Email:    shersmith@gov.vg