Ministry of Finance
Release Date:
Thursday, 31 August 2017 - 11:56am

Visitors to the Virgin Islands are being reminded that effective September 1, an Environmental and Tourism levy of $10.00 will be collected on arrival at all ports of entry. All visitors must have the necessary documents available to help determine their status.

Children under three years old are among persons who are exempted. Please see attached the exemption list.

The monies collected will be used to facilitate environmental protection and improvement, minimising the effects of climate change, and the maintenance and development of tourist sites and other tourism related activities.

For more information about the environmental and tourism levy contact the Ministry of Finance at (284) 468-2144 or email mof@gov.vg.


Sheriece T. Smith

Information Officer II 
Dept. of Information & Public Relations 
Telephone: 468- 2740
Email:    shersmith@gov.vg