This service is for citizens applying for the British Overseas Territory Citizen (BOTC) Passport.


Step 1:  Customer submits completed application form and supporting documents to the Civil Registry and Passport Office Customer Service Representative.

Step 2:  Application is screened for completeness and accuracy. Incomplete applications are returned to the customer for completion.

Step 3:  Complete application is accepted by the representative.

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

Step 5:  A receipt is issued to the customer as evidence of payment. 

Step 6:  Once application meets all requirements, passport is printed and issued for the customer.

Step 7:  Customer is contacted to collect their passport.

Step 8:  Customer verifies information, signs the passport and signs logbook confirming collection of passport

Supporting Documents

General documents required may include but not be limited to:
  • Birth certificates
  • Adoption certificates
  • Marriage certificates
  • Naturalisation certificates
  • Registration certificates
  • Certificates of Residence
  • Belonger card/Certificate of Belonger Status
  • Deed Polls
  • Baptismal certificates
  • Passports

Please see guidance notes to determine which documents apply to you.  Alternatively, you may contact the office for guidance.


Method of Applying

In Person

Turn Around Time

2 Weeks (Replacement passports, such as those that have been reported lost or stolen, may take a little longer to process)

Additional Notes

Temporary passports issued under compassionate grounds or for urgent government business are printed locally. Sufficient evidence must be provided to support your claim.  You must apply for a full validity passport simultaneously, with the temporary passport.



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: