Press Release

BVI Ports Authority Ltd
Release Date:
Thursday, 8 July 2021 - 5:23pm


 The British Virgin Islands Ports Authority (BVIPA) advises the public that the current international ferry passenger schedule and passenger limit remains. 

In accordance with the Public Health (Covid-19 Control and Suppression Measures) (No.4) Order 2021 gazetted 6th July, 2021 a maximum of 65 passengers  are permitted per ferry trip. There continues to be two daily round trip services and ferry passengers arriving and departing the British Virgin Islands must reserve a ticket with the scheduled ferry operator through their booking portal. 


 Travelers are reminded to obtain their entry approval via 




The BVI Ports Authority is the managing authority for all official Sea Ports within the British Virgin Islands inclusive of the 60ft wide, 1,312 ft. long cruise pier that can berth ships up to a maximum tonnage of 180,000 GRT. The BVIPA is responsible for the welcoming and safe arrival of seafaring passengers, as well as the reception, handling and security of cargo and sea based trade. 

284.494.3435 @) @   Road Town, Tortola BVI 


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Akua Akindele

Public Relations Officer
BVI Ports Authority
Tel: (284) 494-3435