Processing of Temporary Fishing Licences


Step 1: Customer, or representative, submits the application form 20 (a) to the Conservation and Fisheries Department along with the fee.   

Step 2: The payment is processed, a government receipt is issued and the licence processed.

Step 3: Customer collects licence when processing is complete.

Supporting Documents

  • Passport or Drivers Licence

Method of Applying

In person or by mail

Turn Around Time

5 – 10 minutes

Additional Notes

  • This temporary licence is valid for 30 days.
  • Licence issued with conditions

Department Contact Information

Department of Conservation and Fisheries

P.O. Box 3323
Road Town, Tortola
Virgin Islands (British) VG1110

Business Hours:

Monday - Friday  8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Cashier  : 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Email Address:

Telephone:1(284) 468-2700
Fax:1(284) 468-2781