Shipping a Motor Vehicle out of the Territory


Step 1:  Write a letter to the Commissioner of Motor Vehicles informing him that you wish to ship a vehicle out of the Territory. 

   The letter should inlcude:

  • The date the vehicle will be shipped
  • The vessel on which the vehicle will be shipped
  • Whether or not the vehicle will be returning to the Territory
  • Where the vehicle will be shipped to
  • The registration number of the vehicle
  • The type of vehicle
  • The chassis number of the vehicle
  • The year, make and colour of the vehicle
  • The approximate weight of the vehicle
  • The registered owner of the vehicle 

Step 2:  Submit the letter to the department for processing with the relevant fee. 

Method of Applying

In Person, Letter

Turn Around Time

Two (2) working days


Department Contact Information

Department of Motor Vehicles

R & R Malone Complex
Pockwood Pond, Tortola
Virgin Islands (British) VG1110

Business Hours:

Monday - Friday  9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Inspection 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. 
Written Test  
9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.‚Äč

Email Address:

Main Office
Telephone:1(284) 468-4080
Fax:1(284) 468-4070

Virgin Gorda Office
Telephone:1(284) 468-