Tortola, Virgin Islands (British) VG1120
Processing of Annual Local Fishing Licence
Step 1: Customer submits the application forms 1 and 4 as a package to the Conservation and Fisheries Department along with the application fee as issued
Step 2: The Department issues a Government receipt. After reviewing the Application, a recommendation is made and the licence is processed along with the Certification of Registration of a Local Fishing vessel form.
Step 3: Customer is informed of the availability of the licence and the amount of the Licence fee.
Step 4: Customer pays the license fee and collects the licence.
- Passport or Drivers Licence for crew including the owner of the vessel, Costal Craft Licence and Certificate of Inspection.
- In addition to the above requirements, if the vessel is a local commercial, the owner is required to submit a Log book of his/ her catches for the previous year.
- If the vessel is foreign ID for crew, Certificate of Document or Certificate of Boat Registration.
Turn Around Time
Licence issued with conditions
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