Ashley Ritter Bldg
Road Town, Tortola
Virgin Islands (British) VG1110
Our vision is to be a model Labour Department with dedicated and well-trained personnel who are sensitive and responsive to the needs of our customers.
Our mission is to promote good Labour/Management practices at workplaces to ensure stable and harmonious labour relations between employers and employees, and to protect the rights, wages, working conditions, safety, health and welfare of workers through enforcement of the British Virgin Islands Labour Laws.
We value our customers and are committed to:
- Providing excellent customer service;
- Being honest and ethical in all our dealings;
- Promoting fairness in all labour/management practices;
- Providing accurate and current information;
- Protecting the privacy of our customers;
- Ensuring a safe and healthy workplace for all BVI employees;
- Accepting responsibility for our actions.
What's Happening Within Our Department?
|Work Permit Collection Schedule||
31 Dec 2020 - 1:00pm
|Waiver Of Extensions To Entry Permits Extended Until January 31||
24 Dec 2020 - 12:22pm
|Work Permit Exemption Forms No Longer Accepted||
21 Dec 2020 - 4:13pm
|BVI Employers Reminded Of Job Vacancies Procedure||
10 Dec 2020 - 12:26pm
|Labour Department - 2021 Trade Licences Submissions||
3 Dec 2020 - 4:32pm
|Submission Of New Work Permit Procedures||
2 Dec 2020 - 4:44pm
|1000 Jobs In 1000 Days Compensation For Employers||
30 Nov 2020 - 3:45pm
|Employee Lay-Off Period Extended Until January 31 Next Year||
6 Nov 2020 - 6:01pm
|Statement By The Honourable Vincent O. Wheatley - Extension Of The Lay-Off Period||
6 Nov 2020 - 5:16pm
|Labour Arbitrators Invited To Be Included On Accredited Roster||
20 Oct 2020 - 11:00am
Department Contact Information
To make contact with Department of Labour and Workforce Development, see below for contact information:
Department of Labour and Workforce Development
Ashley Ritter Bldg
Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Cashier: 8:45 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Telephone: 1(284) 468-4780
Fax: 1(284) 494-3027/468-2570