The Belonger Status and Permanent Residence Policy for the Virgin Islands has been approved by Cabinet. The policy addresses issues including the length of time required for being eligible for Residence and Belonger Status, the establishment of guidelines and criteria governing the award of status by Cabinet, and the process for determining quotas.  Moreover, other

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STATEMENT ON PUBLICATION OF MUTUAL EVALUATION REPORT OF THE VIRGIN ISLANDS Premier Honourable Dr Natalio Wheatley has reacted to today’s publication of the Mutual Evaluation Report (Report) of the Virgin Islands by the Caribbean Financial Action Task Force (CFATF). The Government has welcomed the Report and confirmed that it is committed to rigorously implementing its

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The Territory will be observing the 24th Commemorative Celebration for the late H. Lavity Stoutt from 27th February to 7th March under the theme “A Flashback on H. Lavity Stoutt’s Impact.” Deputy Secretary in the Premier’s Office and Chairperson for the Planning Committee, Dr. Lavon Chalwell-Brewley, is encouraging persons to attend this year’s events which will highlight the

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Minister for the Americas, the Caribbean and UK Overseas Territories, David Rutley MP, arrives in Road Town today.  During his visit, the Minister will meet Premier Honourable Dr. Natalio Wheatley and the British Virgin Islands Government to receive an update on progress of governance reforms stemming from an independent inquiry into governance in the territory.  Ahead

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Swearing In CeremonyOfHis Excellency The Governor Mr. Daniel PruceMonday 29th January 2024 REMARKS BY PREMIER DR. THE HONOURABLE NATALIO D. WHEATLEY I acknowledge the protocol that has already been established, but wish to recognize: A pleasant good afternoon to you all. On behalf of the Government and people of these Virgin Islands, I extend a very

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Remarks By The Honourable Dr. Natalio Wheatley, Premier Of The Virgin Islands 22nd January 2024 Proposed Policy for Permanent Residence and Belonger Status Greetings to the people of the Virgin Islands. Today we unveil the final draft of the Government’s new Immigration Policy, which is a testament to our collective vision and commitment to the sustainable

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Good afternoon Honourable Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen. I acknowledge the Protocol which has already been established. Firstly, thank you Honourable Premier and Honourable Leader of the Opposition for your warm words of welcome. I also thank Madam Justice, Angelica Teelucksingh, for accommodating us here today. I would like to take this opportunity to thank in

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The official funeral of former legislator, Mr. Carvin Malone, will be held on Friday, February 2 at the Multi-purpose Sports Complex. His body will lie in state, at the House of Assembly on Thursday, February 1. The public will have an opportunity to pay their last respects between  noon and 5:00 p.m. The official funeral

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Are you an Investment Entity subject to the reporting requirements under the Common Reporting Standards? Are you a person appointed to fulfill those obligations through the BVIFars Portal? As a responsible person reporting in the BVIFars Portal, you must stay up to date with the ever-evolving regulatory landscape, and we understand that navigating through the

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Remarks by the Honourable Sharie B. de Castro, Minister for Education, Youth Affairs & Sports 22nd January 2024 Memorandum of Understanding Signing Ceremony Ladies and Gentlemen, Today, we gather not merely to witness the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding; we stand on the precipice of a transformative journey that will shape the future of education

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