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.

Post-Paid Cruising Permits Requirements UPDATED

Friday, 7 January 2022 - 4:34pm

The public is informed that effective January 17, post-paid Cruising Permits would not be issued to charter operators/companies without an approved Operator Agreement between Her Majesty’s Customs and the company.

Operators wishing to apply can write a letter to request approval to the Commissioner. The letter should include their average charter operations within a 2-week period and the amount of cruising permits they would be requesting.

Agreements can be completed at the Customs Headquarters at the Richard Stoutt Building providing all the requirements are met.

Symposium for Charter Operators Postponed

Friday, 7 January 2022 - 4:01pm

Charter operators and companies are notified that the symposium scheduled for Monday, January 10, at 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. has been postponed until further notice.

For more information, contact Her Majesty’s Customs at 468-6813.

Symposium for Charter Operators/Companies

Wednesday, 5 January 2022 - 1:13pm

All charter operators/companies with two or more vessels are invited to a mandatory symposium for new and existing approved operators on Monday, January 10, at 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. at Her Majesty’s Customs Training Room. Interested persons should contact the department at 468-6800 to register for a session. Please note that due to COVID-19 guidelines, spaces are limited to one representative per charter company.