To issue visa waivers to individuals holding a Virgin Islands Passport under the Visa Waiver initiative.


Step 1:  Customer obtains an application for a police certificate, fills out form and takes form along with required document to Road Town Police Station Administration Front Desk staff.

Step 2:  Staff reviews application form and documents to ensure completeness and accuracy.

Step 3:  Fee is collected by staff and a receipt is given to the customer.

Step 4:  Application is forwarded to the Administration Section and recorded in the Visa Waiver Register.

Step 5:  Application is signed, date stamped and assigned a serial number.

Step 6:  Memo and application are forwarded to the Intelligence Unit, where the records are checked.

Step 7:  Checks are made with Homeland Security.

Step 8:  Application is returned to Administration, logged in Waiver Log and if approved, the Waiver is prepared with Seal affixed.

Step 9:  The Visa Waiver is then forwarded to the Commissioner of Police or designate for signature.

Step 10:  Waiver is returned to Administration and is copied for files.

Step 11:  Administration contacts customer to arrange for collection.

Step 12:  Customer (or proxy with a letter) returns with receipt and signs for and collects Waiver.

Supporting Documents

BVI Passport

Method of Applying

In Person

Turn Around Time


Department Contact Information

The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force

P.O. Box 64
Road Town, Tortola

Business Hours:

For Administration services, office hours are 8:30am to 4:30pm. 

Email Address:

RVIPF three-digit access number 311 for BVI callers
Direct Line: 1-284-368-5371

1-284-494-3822 (Overseas customers)