Approved time off to have a baby.


Step 1: Employee writes to the Department of Human Resources, at least eight weeks before the due date, requesting the need to start maternity leave. The Employee is to provide proof of pregnancy and a letter of confinement from a medical practitioner.

Step 2: The Department of Human Resources confirms eligibility and writes to the officer confirming the start and end dates.

Supporting Documents

Proof of pregnancy and Letter of Confinement from Medical Practitioner

Method of Applying

In Writing

Turn Around Time

5 days


Department Contact Information

Department of Human Resources

2nd Floor, Simms Building
Road Town, Tortola VG1110
British Virgin Islands

Business Hours:

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

Email Address:

Telephone: 1(284) 468-2178
Fax: 1(284) 468-3191