A document certifying that the holder is deemed to belong to the British Virgin Islands Territory


Step 1: Customer submits application form(s) and documents.

Step 2: The form is verified for completeness and accuracy,  If NOT completed, the customer has to make the necessary corrections and resubmit. If completed, application is accepted for review and consideration. 

Step 3: Customer is informed of the decision taken through writen communication.

Step 4: If customer is approved, customer presents himself/herself to the Immigration Department and pay affiliated fees for the application.

Step 5: Customer is then issued a Belongers Card and Certificate.

Method of Applying

In Person

Turn Around Time

2 - 3 Business Days

Additional Notes

Applicant must be of good character Must not be less than eighteen years of age Has been ordinarily resident in the territory for a period of not less than ten years immediately prior to his application Has held a Certificate of permanent residence for at least one year immediately preceding the date of his application Has in his/her application, restated your intentions of making the territory your permanent home and has satisfied the board if Immigration that it is your intention to do so.

Department Contact Information

Immigration Department

P.O. Box 2299 
Road Town, Tortola
Virgin Islands (British) VG1110

Business Hours:

Monday - Friday  8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Cashier  : 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Email Address: immigrationinfo@gov.vg

Telephone: 1(284) 468-4700
Fax: 1(284) 468-4729