Mutual Legal Assistance is a process by which the Attorney General as the Central Authority for the Territory of the Virgin Islands, in respect to Law Enforcement, assists Foreign Jurisdictions in the gathering of information and evidence for use in both civil and criminal matters.


Step 1:  Submit request from Central Authority/court/tribunal to the Attorney General of the Virgin Islands   

Step 2:  Await a response from the Attorney General’s Chambers

Method of Applying

Regular Mail, Courier Service

Turn Around Time

Depends on the nature of the request, the service requires, results may take longer that 2 months.

Additional Notes

A certified translation of the original Request must be provided in English where the original request is in another language.


Department Contact Information

Attorney General Chambers

P.O. Box 242
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) 468-2960
Fax: 1(284) 464-2983