This service is for Business Companies of the British Virgin Islands which are qualified to seek exemption from paying Taxes.


Step 1:  Company or Agent request Certificate of Tax Exemption in writing to the Commissioner of Inland Revenue together with the relevant supporting documents and fee.

Step 2:  Cheque is processed and Certificate of Tax Exemption is prepared for onward transmission.  

Step 3:  The completed Certificate is recorded by the Inland Revenue Department.

Step 4:  Customer collects Certificate.

Supporting Documents

  • Certified copy of Certificate of Incorporation.
  • Certified copy of Certificate of Good Standing (if business has been incorporated for more than a year). 
  • Certified copy of Certificate of Name Change (if applicable).

Method of Applying

Electronic or In Person

Turn Around Time

Application is processed within a three (3) day period.

Additional Notes

Certificate is valid for a twelve (12) month period.


Department Contact Information

Inland Revenue Department

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 4634
Road Town, Tortola 
​Virgin Islands (British) VG1110

Physical Addresses:
Central Admin Complex
33 Admin Drive 
Road Town, Tortola VG1110

Vanterpool’s Building
The Valley, Virgin Gorda VG1150

Business Hours:

Tortola/Virgin Gorda
Monday - Friday (except on Public Holidays)
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Cashier: 9:00a.m.  - 3:30 p.m.

District Office Hours: 
3rd Wednesday Monthly
The Settlement, Anegada VG1140

3rd Friday Monthly
Great Harbour, Jost Van Dyke VG1160

Email Address:

Road Town, Tortola
Telephone: 1(284) 468-2154/2155
Fax: 1(284) 468-3379

The Valley, Virgin Gorda 
Telephone: 1(284) 468-6545
Fax: 1(284) 468-6501

The Settlement, Anegada
Telephone: 1(284) 495-8048

Great Harbour, Jost Van Dyke
Telephone:1(284) 495-0241