Tenders Invited For Security Services For Immigration Detainees

Friday, 30 December 2022 - 11:09am

The Government of the Virgin Islands is inviting tenders for the Supply of Security Services for Immigration Detainees housed at Hotel Castle Maria, Road Town, Tortola.

31 Become British Overseas Territories Citizens

Friday, 14 October 2022 - 4:43pm

Thirty one (31) persons recited the Oath of Allegiance and Pledge of Loyalty last week to complete the process of becoming British Overseas Territories Citizens (BOTC) of the Virgin Islands.

Applications Invited for Board of Immigration Members

Monday, 3 October 2022 - 4:19pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands is seeking qualified persons to fill two vacant positions as Board Members on the Board of Immigration.

BVI Immigration Launches Kiosks To Enhance Welcome Experience

Wednesday, 24 August 2022 - 3:12pm

In enhancing the guest welcome experience, the Immigration Department has launched Automated Passport Control (APC) kiosks to expedite entry for returning VI citizens holding British Virgin Islands or United Kingdom passports to the Territory.

Immigration Detainee Ianna Thomas Recaptured

Tuesday, 23 August 2022 - 11:13am

Deputy Chief Immigration Officer, Mrs. Nadia Demming-Hodge has confirmed that detainee Ms. Ianna Thomas has been recaptured.

Help Needed To Locate Escaped Detainee Ianna Thomas

Monday, 22 August 2022 - 2:40pm

Deputy Chief Immigration Officer, Mrs. Nadia Demming-Hodge is asking the public to be on the lookout for Guyanese national Ms. Ianna Thomas who escaped from the department’s temporary detention facility at Hotel Castle Maria.

Statement by Premier Wheatley on Immigration Status Reform

Monday, 25 July 2022 - 12:36pm

Fellow Virgin Islanders,

As the final week of July commences, the Government of National Unity continues to forge ahead on reform. We have made good progress in June and July in a number of areas. However, some of the most difficult issues lie ahead. As a society, we must be prepared to meaningfully engage with each other, but in a constructive and civilized manner.

Public Assistance Needed To Locate Escaped Detainee

Friday, 20 May 2022 - 4:53pm

Chief Immigration Officer, Mr. Ian Penn is seeking the public’s assistance to locate Haitian national Ms. Elena Milord 

15 Illegal Immigrants Captured On Anegada

Tuesday, 26 April 2022 - 5:23pm

Chief Immigration Officer, Mr. Ian Penn has said that 15 illegal immigrants are now in the custody of the Department of Immigration following an exercise by the officers of the Joint Task Force on Sunday, April 24.

3 Detainees Recaptured - Public Urged To Remain Vigilant

Monday, 14 March 2022 - 5:03pm

Three detainees who escaped the Department of Immigration detention facility on Friday, March 11 have been recaptured. The search is still ongoing for the others who remain at large.