Step 1: Customer completes and submit the attached application form to the Minister of Communications and Works.

Step 2: The Electrical Inspector then conducts a site visit to determine the accurate location for the stand-by generator.

Step 3: Once the application is successful, the Minister grants the installation approval.

Step 4: After installation, another inspection is conducted by the Inspector to determine correctness of installation. A Non-Refundable fee of $50 is paid before the inpection.

Step 5: A certificate of Approval for Electrical Installation (Form B) is then issued to the Owner(s).

N.B. Only a Licensed Electrician can make the application for inspection after the installation.

Method of Applying

In Person

Turn Around Time

The turn around time varies for this service

Additional Notes

It is an offense to install a Stand-by Generator without obtaining prior written permission from the Minister.


Department Contact Information

Electrical Inspections Unit

R.G.Hodge, 3rd Floor
Plaza Building
Road Town, Tortola
Virgin Islands( British) VG1110

Business Hours:

Monday - Friday  
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Email Address:

Telephone: 1(284) 468-3603 | 468-3604
Fax: 1(284) 468-3610