Department Of Labour And Workforce Development To Handle Executive Work Permit

Thursday, 25 May 2023 - 3:19pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands through the Ministry of Financial Services, Labour and Trade announces the transfer of Executive Work Permit (EWP) processing to the Department of Labour and Workforce Development. 

Work Permit Renewal Appointment Notice

Wednesday, 26 April 2023 - 6:22pm

Work permit holders are notified that appointments would be made and sent to their cellular phones and email addresses when their renewals are approved. 

Update The Registration Apprenticeship Training Employment And Development (Rated) Progamme.

Wednesday, 1 February 2023 - 12:55pm

Madam Speaker, the Government of National Unity is mindful that there exists in the national community persons who, for varied reasons, experience periods of unemployment and/or underemployment, and therefore have difficulty providing for the needs of their families and meeting their regular expenses.

Expedited Work Permit Service Suspended For December

Wednesday, 7 December 2022 - 12:10pm

The public is notified that the Department of Labour and Workforce Development has suspended the service for issuing expedited work permits during the month of December. 

Employment Workshops Resume For Job Seekers

Monday, 7 November 2022 - 5:38pm

Job seekers are invited to register for training in resumé writing, interview skills, and workplace etiquette being offered during this month of November by the Department of Labour and Workforce Development.

New Work Permit Labour Clearance Takes Immediate Effect

Monday, 29 August 2022 - 1:42pm

The public is informed that effective immediately; new-approved full-time work permits will be issued a clearance valid for six (6) months instead of the previous three (3) months.

Honourable Turnbull Calls For Partnership To Address Workforce Development

Friday, 26 August 2022 - 10:10am

Minister for Natural Resources and Labour Honourable Melvin Turnbull has called on human resources agencies to collaborate with the Government of the Virgin Islands to address workforce development in the Territory.

Festival Booth Employers Reminded To Obtain Work Permit

Friday, 15 July 2022 - 4:31pm

All employers operating on the Festival Grounds during the upcoming VI Emancipation Festival are reminded that they are to apply for and obtain a work permit for any non-Belonger/non-BVIslander they may wish to employ. 

Review Checklist When Submitting Applications For Work Permit

Friday, 15 July 2022 - 12:45pm

The public is reminded to review the checklist when submitting work permit applications to the Department of Labour and Workforce Development. Persons are also asked to submit all the required documents that are stated on the list.

Department Of Labour Closes At Noon On July 1

Tuesday, 28 June 2022 - 12:52pm

The public is notified that the offices of the Department of Labour and Workforce Development on Tortola and Virgin Gorda will close at 12:00 noon on Friday, July 1.