This service is for customers who's name is incorrect on BirthPaper or wants to admend their legal name on their birth record.


Step 1:  Customer submits an affidavit requesting to correct the Birth record.

Step 2:  Fee is collected from the Customer.

Step 3:  A receipt is issued to the Customer.

Step 4:  Affidavit is log and submitted to the Registrar General for review and approval.

Step 5:  Customer is contacted to collect the revised Birth Certificate.

Supporting Documents

  • Affidavits from both parents ($1.00 postage stamp affixed)
  • Previous Birth Certificate.

Method of Applying

In Person

Additional Notes

Staff will ensure that all necessary particulars in the affidavit are included in the request such as, $1.00 stamp, supporting documents e.g. ID, and must surrender any Birth Certificate previously issued.


Department Contact Information

Civil Registry & Passport Office
Civil Registry and Passport Office
First Floor, Sakal Place
#286 Walter James Francis Drive
Wickham's Cay
Road Town, Tortola
Virgin Islands (British) VG1110
Tel: 284 468-3036          
Virgin Gorda Branch 
Hazel Point Building 
The Valley
Virgin Gorda,
Virgin Islands (British) VG1150
Tel:  284 468-6058
Business Hours:

8:30am to 4:30pm

Email Address: