Tortola, Virgin Islands (British) VG1120
Test fishing operation
Step 1: Customer submits the application form 21 to the Conservation and Fisheries Department and pays the application fee. A Government receipt is issued.
Step 2: A response is sent from the Department to the customer acknowledging receipt of the application.
Step 3: Application is reviewed, a recommendation is made and the Licence is processed if application is approved.
Step 4: Customer is informed of the availability of the licence and is invited to come in to the MinistryDepartment where the Customer pays the Licence fees due.
Step 5: A Government receipt is issued to the customer, payment is immediately reflected on account, and the customer collects the Licence.
Passport or Drivers Licence
Turn Around Time
- Licence issued with conditions
- According to Section 73(1) (a) of the Fisheries Act No. 4 of 1997 provisions are made for the Minister after consultation with the Chief Conservation and Fisheries Officer to: (a) upon an application made to him in the prescribed form, issue an applicant, without payment of a fee, a licence to conduct Test Fishing operations in the fishery waters.
Department Contact Information
Department of Agriculture and Fisheries
General Office - Paraquita Bay and Virgin Gorda - 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Abattoir - 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Airport - 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
General Office (Paraquita Bay) - 1(284) 468-6123/6124
Veterinary Unit - 1 (284) 468 - 6197
Virgin Gorda Office - 1(284) 468-6506/6507
Airport Office - 1(284) 468-6449