Application for identity card for person deemed to belong to the Virgin Islands.


Step 1:  Customer submits completed application form and supporting documents to the Civil Registry.

Step 2:  Application form is review to ensure completeness and accuracy. If any errors, it is given to the customer to make corrections.

Step 3:  Application fee is collected from the Customer.

Step 4:  A receipt is issued to the Customer.

Step 5:  Application is accepted from the customer and screened to ensure customer meets all requirements.

Step 6:  If application doesn’t meet requirements, it is returned to customer to make necessary adjustments.

Step 7:  Once approved, Customer is issued Belonger Card. Step 8: Customer verifies information and signs logbook for collection.

Supporting Documents

• Valid Government Issued Photo Identification
• Manual, Expired or Damaged Belonger Card (where applicable)
• Birth Certificate (applicant, parent, grandparent, spouse – where applicable)
• Marriage Certificate (applicant, parent, grandparent – where applicable)
• Naturalisation/Registarion Certificate (applicant, parent, grandparent, spouse – where applicable)
• Adoption Certificate (applicant, parent, grandparent – where applicable)
• Baptismal Certificates (where applicable)
• Deed Poll/Affidavits
• Divorce Decree (where applicable)
• Death Certificate (where applicable)

Method of Applying

In Person

Turn Around Time


Additional Notes

Original Documents must be submitted with this application. Please note that we will not accept laminated and/or damaged documents. Further note that all documents produced in foreign languages (e.g. Spanish, French etc.) must be accompanied by a certified English translation. Please be advised that the Civil Registry & Passport Office reserves the right to request further documentation following the review of the application if the need arises.

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: