Remarks By Honourable Rymer - Contract Signing Ceremony For The Joint Marine Shore Base Building

Thursday, 19 January 2023 - 5:12pm

It gives me great pleasure this morning to witness and be a part of this Contract signing and Groundbreaking ceremony for the Joint Marine Shore Base Building. We can all agree that this project is another one that is well overdue. 

West End Port Closes Early On January 4

Wednesday, 4 January 2023 - 7:01pm

The public and vessel operators are advised that the West End port facility is closed from 6:00 p.m. this evening due to electrical issues. 

Agencies Gearing Up To Provide Extended Coverage To Serve Visitors

Friday, 30 December 2022 - 12:38pm

In anticipation of increased visitors to our shores this weekend, officials from various Government agencies (Customs, Immigration, Police, Treasury, and the BVI Ports Authority) are in high gear to provide extended services to facilitate their clearance.

HM Customs Port Purcell Closed Due To Flooding – October 26

Wednesday, 26 October 2022 - 3:44pm

The public is notified that HM Customs at Port Purcell is closed due to flooding.  Persons can contact the Public Service Customer Service Care Centre at 468-3701 or email the department at

One-on- One Press Conference Statement by Premier Wheatley - “Update on Economic Matters Reduction in Import Duties (Extension) and Money Services Tax”

Tuesday, 26 July 2022 - 3:15pm

A pleasant good day to all our Virgin Islands people and to the members of the media who are with us.

VI Premier Announces Extension Of Customs Duties Reduction

Friday, 22 July 2022 - 5:22pm

Premier and Minister of Finance Dr. the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley today announced the extension the reduction of customs duties.

State Of Declaration Unit Closed For The Day

Wednesday, 4 May 2022 - 1:10pm

The management of Her Majesty’s Customs is notifying the public that the State of Declaration Unit located on the third floor of the Quomar building is closed for the day.

Payments For Uncustomed Goods Due May 16

Tuesday, 19 April 2022 - 3:34pm

Her Majesty’s Customs is advising persons with outstanding partial payment accounts to make payments by May 16, 2022. Failure to do so will result in the collection of the uncustomed goods

Customs Duties On Imports Reduced To 5 Percent For 3 Months

Thursday, 14 April 2022 - 4:49pm

Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie has announced that all customs duties on imports that are above five percent (5%) will be reduced to five percent (5%) effective April 15 for three months in the first instance as the Government of the Virgin Islands makes the relevant adjustments to provide relief to the people of the Territory.

Tenders Invited For Design Of Customs Cargo Centre

Friday, 4 March 2022 - 1:51pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands is inviting proposals for the provision of design services for the configuration and outfitting of the Her Majesty’s Customs Courier Cargo Distribution Centre located at Port Purcell.