This service is for nationalities requiring a Virgin Islands VISA for entry and/or work purposes.


Step 1:  Applicant submits (WALK-IN) visa applications at the Civil Registry & Passport Office on Mondays & Wednesdays.

Step 2:  Application is accepted and screened to verify that all documents are in order.

Step 3:  Applicant signs the VISA log.

Step 4:  An application fee is collected from customer.

Step 5:  Application is forwarded for review and decision.

Step 6:  Applicant is contacted to collect passport from the customer service represenative on the Friday of the same week.

Step 7:  Applicant present him/herself and verifies information in passport.

Step 8:  Applications signs out logbook and receives passport.

Supporting Documents

It is imperative to note that all visa applications are subject to approval. Original Documents must be submitted with the application. Further note that all documents produced in foreign languages (e.g. Spanish, French etc.) must be accompanied by a certified English translation. All foreign supporting documents should be apostilled (legalized) and notarized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in relevant home country. Please be advised that the Civil Registry & Passport Office reserves the right to request further documentation following the review of the application if the need arises.

• Completed BVI Visa Application Form
• Valid Passport
• Two (2) recent passport size photographs on a white, grey or cream background
• Fee of US $175.00 (Non- refundable)
• Any other document(s) that may be required upon request & relevant to visa type

*See guidance notes for additional requirements

Method of Applying

In Person

Turn Around Time

3 - 5 Business Days

Additional Notes

The officers of the Civil Registry and Passport Office do not accept any packages directly from any courier service regarding any type of visa application as it is against our policy. All employment letters should include the employee’s position, monthly/annual salary and start date of employment. Please note that persons, who are traveling before collection day, should present a confirmed itinerary when submitting the application.


Department Contact Information

Civil Registry & Passport Office
Civil Registry and Passport Office
First Floor, Sakal Place
#286 Walter James Francis Drive
Wickham's Cay
Road Town, Tortola
Virgin Islands (British) VG1110
Tel: 284 468-3036          
Virgin Gorda Branch 
Hazel Point Building 
The Valley
Virgin Gorda,
Virgin Islands (British) VG1150
Tel:  284 468-6058
Business Hours:

8:30am to 4:30pm

Email Address: