HM Customs Protecting Borders And Safeguarding Tourism

Thursday, 15 September 2016 - 2:19pm

In an effort to enhance ‘guest experience’ and safeguard the yachting and tourism industries, Her Majesty’s Customs Department is doing its part to protect the borders of the Virgin Islands.

Virgin Gorda Traders And Importers Urged To ‘Get Automated!’

Tuesday, 13 September 2016 - 5:23pm

All importers, brokers, and agents of the Virgin Gorda community are notified that Her Majesty’s Customs will hold a Customs Automated Processing Systems (CAPS) trader declaration orientation on the sister island on Thursday, September 15.

Clearance Procedures To Be Computerised Effective November 1

Friday, 9 September 2016 - 12:13pm

Her Majesty’s Customs is computerising all clearance procedures for goods effective November 1, as the department moves towards full automation using the Customs Automated Processing System (CAPS) where trader declarations can be completed and submitted online.

Customs Department Seeks Compliance From Boaters

Friday, 8 July 2016 - 3:54pm

The Commissioner of Customs is urging boaters, agents and marine charter companies to remain compliant with the Commercial Recreational Vessels Licencing Act No.8 of 1992 and Cruising Permit Ordinance.

Boaters Must clear Customs At Ports Of Entry

Friday, 8 July 2016 - 3:24pm

Boaters arriving in the Territory’s waters are to clear Customs at Ports of Entry in order to remain compliant with the Customs Management and Duty Act.

Customs Seeks Compliance From Boaters

Thursday, 7 July 2016 - 5:04pm

Boaters, agents and marine charter companies are reminded to remain compliant with the Commercial Recreational Vessels Licencing Act No.8 of 1992 and Cruising Permit Ordinance.

New Immigration And Customs Form Soon To Be Introduced

Friday, 18 March 2016 - 5:00pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands, through the Immigration Department, will be introducing a new customs and immigration form from Friday, April 1.

BVI And UK Discuss Strategies To Tackle Cross-Border Crimes

Friday, 26 February 2016 - 10:00am

As a follow up to meetings in London in December of last year’s Joint Ministerial Council, and in response to an invitation from Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE, senior representatives from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, particularly the National Crime Agency (NCA) and Serious Fraud Office (SFO) visited the Territory from February 25 to 26 to engage in further technical discussions on strengthening the legal framework for cooperation to tackle cross-border financial crime in both jurisdictions.

Customs Department Invites Public To Open House On Friday

Monday, 25 January 2016 - 12:15pm

The Customs Department is inviting the public to its open house.......

Local Merchants Reminded Of Changes In Customs Act

Tuesday, 12 January 2016 - 3:45pm

Sellers of imported goods are reminded that they are required to bear the freight, insurance, commission and all other costs on goods imported into the Territory.

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