RFG Edifice Building, 5th Floor
354 James Walter Francis Drive
Road Town, Tortola
Virgin Islands (British) VG1110
The Department of Information and Public Relations also referred to as the Government Information Services (GIS), falls under the portfolio of the Premier’s Office. We are committed to providing the public with timely information on the programmes, policies, projects and activities of the Government of the Virgin Islands.
We serve as the communication link between the Government and the public to assist in creating a better understanding of its activities. Our communication goals are achieved through contacts with government ministries, the media and the general public.
The department strives to accomplish the following goals:
To be the preferred communications and public relations team in delivering public information for the Government of the Virgin Islands.
Respect - We are committed to dignity and we respect each other's opinion.
Integrity - We value a workplace culture that promotes personal and professional integrity.
Diversity - We value a workplace where diversity in all its forms is encouraged and recognised for its contribution to a more creative, rewarding and productive public service.
Accountability - We value a workplace where accountability for our actions, prudent use of resources and responsibility for our successes and failures are reflected in how we conduct ourselves.
We are dedicated to meeting the needs of our customers (internal and external) by delivering an extensive range of service in convenient and accessible formats in the following areas:
- Public relations, advertising and promotion in support of the communication objectives of ministries/departments;
- Publications and print production including graphic designs;
- Photographic services and prints of official events and functions;
- Video/audio services which include a digital library for convenient and quick access to information;
- On-line services via the Government's Portal.
Our Commitment To You
We are committed to respecting the rights of our customers; including:
- The right to lodge a complaint;
- The right to privacy and confidentiality;
- The right to access services and public information in a manner which meets your needs.
What's Happening Within Our Department?
|Communication Team Recognised As COVID-19 Heroes||
2 Jul 2020 - 3:51pm
|Businesses Must Be Approved By Trade To Commence Operations||
8 May 2020 - 2:18pm
|Mandatory 24 Hour Curfew||
2 Apr 2020 - 12:20am
|Be Vigilant In Protecting Against Covid-19||
13 Mar 2020 - 6:52pm
|Government Invites Taxi Drivers, Tour Operators To Meeting||
13 Mar 2020 - 5:51pm
|Your Input Is Important: Website Satisfaction Survey||
11 Mar 2020 - 4:00pm
|Statement From The Government Of The Virgin Islands On M/V Costa Favolosa Not Allowed To Call On Virgin Islands Today||
26 Feb 2020 - 1:40pm
|We Want To Hear From You: Website Satisfaction Survey||
13 Feb 2020 - 4:00pm
|Live Coverage Of The Funeral For Honourable Ralph T. O’Neal, OBE||
10 Dec 2019 - 5:05pm
|Travel Schedule For Funeral Of Honourable Ralph T. O’neal||
5 Dec 2019 - 11:37am
Department Contact Information
To make contact with Department of Information & Public Relations, see below for contact information:
Department of Information and Public Relations
RFG Edifice Building, 5th Floor
Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Telephone: 1(284) 468-2730
Fax: 1(284) 468-2750