This service is for registration of a child's birth and issuing of the birth certificate.  Applicants can submit application online or in person at the Civil Registry.


Procedures for In-Person Application

Step 1:   Applicant provides the Civil Officer the child’s date of birth and mother’s name.

Step 2:   A search is conducted for the birth record.

Step 3:   The Birth Certificate is issued to the applicant.

Step 4:   An application fee is collected from the Customer.

Step 5:   A receipt is issued to the customer.

Procedure for Online Applications

You can also process your birth certificate via the Online Application

Step 1:  Customer completes application online.

Step 2:  Customer ensure all required fields are completed and submit application.

Step 3:  Print application confirmation.

Step 4:  Customer presents application confirmation to the Civil Registry.

Step 5:  An Application fee is collected from the Customer

Step 6:  A receipt is issued to the customer.

Step 7:  Customer is issued the Birth Certificate.


Method of Applying

In Person, Online

Turn Around Time

15-20 minutes processing time

Additional Notes

If the application was received via courier, through the online service; Birth Certificate, cover letter and receipt will be mailed to the applicant via regular mail or utilizing the applicant’s return (prepaid) envelope.


Department Contact Information

Civil Registry & Passport Office
Civil Registry and Passport Office
First Floor, Sakal Place
#286 Walter James Francis Drive
Wickham's Cay
Road Town, Tortola
Virgin Islands (British) VG1110
Tel: 284 468-3036          
Virgin Gorda Branch 
Hazel Point Building 
The Valley
Virgin Gorda,
Virgin Islands (British) VG1150
Tel:  284 468-6058
Business Hours:

8:30am to 4:30pm

Email Address: