This service allows a Non-Belonger authorization to work in the Territory for a single period not exceeding seven days.


Step 1: Employer/Agent completes the application form and submits it to the Labour Department, along with supporting documents.

Step 2: The Employer/Agent awaits a response to their application.

Supporting Documents

Please see application form for supporting documents. 

Method of Applying

In Person

Turn Around Time

Within 24 Hours

Additional Notes

This application form is suitable for Temporary, Emergency and Entertainment Work Permit applicants 


Department Contact Information

Department of Labour and Workforce Development

Ashley Ritter Bldg
Road Town, Tortola
Virgin Islands (British) VG1110

Business Hours:

Monday - Friday  
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Cashier: 8:45 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Email Address:

Telephone: 1(284) 468-4780
Fax: 1(284) 494-3027/468-2570