A document signifying that the holder is authorized to enter the territory for a specified short period of time as a "Tourist", a "Business Visitor" or an "Other Visitor".


Step 1:  Customer submits filled-out form(s) and required documents to the Front Desk staff.

Step 2:  Once form is verified for completeness and accuracy, application is accepted.

Step 3:  Application is sent to Board of Immigration for decision

Step 4:  Customer is informed of decision.  

Step 5:  Once approved, customer presents him/herself to Immgiration for payment and processing. 

Step 6: The customer’s passport is then stamped for an additional time to stay.

Supporting Documents

Valid Identification

Method of Applying

In Person

Turn Around Time

2 - 3 Hours


Department Contact Information

Immigration Department

P.O. Box 2299 
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: immigrationinfo@gov.vg

Telephone: 1(284) 468-4700
Fax: 1(284) 468-4729