Permission to allow parents or guardians to home school their children ages 5-17.

Process

Step 1:  Submit letter of application or letter of request to the Ministry of Education and Culture with all
            supporting documents.

Step 2:  Application is reviewed by the Ministry of Education and Culture.

Step 3:  Application is granted as long as all of the documents submitted has meet the requirements.

Step 4:  Periodic visits would be conducted by the Ministry of Education and Culture during the period of
            home schooling.

Supporting Documents

Required Documetns for Home Schooling: 

  1. Letter of request for permission to conduct home schooling
  2. Students' immunization records
  3. Proof of enrollment in home school institutions 
  4. Curriculum outline for the required levels 
  5. Commitment from the learning institutions to monitor students 
  6. Schedule & Education Plan (linked with the curriculum)
  7. Past school records and periodic reports on progress 

Method of Applying

Letter of request to the Ministry of Education and Culture

Turn Around Time

2-3 weeks
 

Department Contact Information

Ministry of Education and Culture

Ministry of Education and Culture
P.O. Box 72 Wickham’s Cay 1
Road Town, Tortola
Virgin Islands (British) VG1110 

Business Hours:

Monday - Friday  
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Email Address: mec@gov.vg

Telephone: 1(284) 468-2151
​Fax: 1(284) 468-3343

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