Press Release

Ministry of Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration
Immigration Department
Topics: 
Immigration
Release Date:
Thursday, 14 May 2020 - 4:32pm

The Immigration Department will commence renewals of work permit for all companies on Monday, May 18 by appointments only.

Government Agencies and Statutory Bodies are asked to submit renewal applications in a sealed envelope including the name of the department, ministry or statutory body together with contact details for a Human Resource liaison officer.  Once the application is processed the liaison officer will be notified for collection.

The Immigration Department will be adhering to the “No Mask, No Service” protocol while customers are asked to adhere to the social distancing guidelines established by the Health Emergency Operating Centre (HEOC). 

Individuals are invited to visit the government’s website at https://bvi.gov.vg/ and click the banner “Immigration Services Checklist” to obtain a list of the required documents relevant to the permit renewal.  Persons are also asked to telephone 468-4705/4703/4752 or send an email to immigrationinfo@gov.vg. to make an appointment.

The Immigration Department continues to contribute to the security and prosperity in building a stronger and better BVI, by operating fair but firm immigration control that regulates and facilitates the movement of people through BVI borders while exercising sound judgment in the performance of duties and ensuring that it responds to the needs of customers in an efficient, effective and courteous manner in accordance with B.V.I. Immigration laws.

Author

Paul Bridgewater

Information Officer I (Ag.)
Department of Information and Public Relations
Telephone:468-3333
Email: Pbridgewater@gov.vg