Press Release

Ministry of Finance
Ministry of Health & Social Development
Jost Van Dyke
Release Date:
Friday, 17 June 2022 - 2:49pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands is inviting tenders for the Construction of a New Social Home in White Bay, Jost Van Dyke.

The proposed scope of works comprises furnishing all plant, labor, equipment and materials, and performing all operations in connection with the construction of the Social Home in White Bay in accordance with the drawings and specifications.

Procurement Coordinator, Mrs. Ishma Rhymer said that eligible tenderers are required to provide a detailed work programme showing the order in which the various sections of works are to be executed, the rates of progress and the estimated periods of time for their execution and completion, along with a list of similar projects completed within the last five (5) years. 

Mrs. Rhymer added that tenderers must also have a valid Trade Licence in the specific type of work and submit Certificates of Good Standing in respect of the Social Security and taxes, including Payroll and Income Tax, from VI Social Security Board, National Health Insurance and Inland Revenue.

Bid documents will be available from Monday, 20th June, 2022 on weekdays between 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Bidding documents will be sent to bidders electronically upon request to with the subject title “Construction of the New Social Home, White Bay, Jost Van Dyke”.

A pre-tender meeting is scheduled for Thursday, 7th July, 2022 at 10:45 a.m. at Ione Gift Shop/Rudy’s on Jost Van Dyke. This will be followed by a site visit. All prospective tenderers are invited to attend.

Interested tenderers should submit one (1) original, three (3) copies and one (1) flash drive containing the bidder’s documents.  The original bid should be placed in a sealed envelope and marked “ORIGINAL” and the additional copies placed in another sealed envelope and marked “COPIES”.  Both envelopes should then be placed in an outer envelope and marked “Tender for the Construction of the New Social Home White Bay, Jost Van Dyke and addressed to:

The Chairman

Central Tenders Board

Ministry of Finance

Procurement Unit 

RFG Place, 2nd Floor

Road Town, Tortola

British Virgin Islands, VG1110


All tenders must be deposited in the Tender Box at the Ministry of Finance (Procurement Unit)RFG Place, 2nd Floor, Road Town, Tortola, Virgin Islands, by the bearer not later than 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, 26thJuly, 2022. Tenders will not be received after the Tender Box is closed.

Tenders will be opened at the Procurement Unit, Ministry of Finance, RFG Place at 12:00 noon on Tuesday, 26th July, 2022. Tenderers are invited to witness this process via Webex. Tenderers will be provided with the access code and password prior to the opening of the bids.

For more information, contact the Procurement Coordinator at (284) 468-4243/5921 or email

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