Updated: Goods Unclaimed Will Be Auctioned On March 27

Friday, 12 March 2021 - 1:38pm

Importers are notified that a public auction of unclaimed goods will be held on Saturday March 27 at the BVI Ports Authority in Port Purcell beginning at 9:00 a.m.

“Searcher” To Enhance BVI’S Border Protection

Friday, 12 March 2021 - 11:28am

Her Majesty’s Customs’ is the recipient of a new vessel to strengthen its capabilities in protecting the borders of the Virgin Islands.

H.M. Customs Launches New Vessel “Searcher”

Tuesday, 9 March 2021 - 5:07pm

Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie is featured on March 5 as he took “Searcher” for its first sail following its official dedication and ribbon cutting ceremony. 

Statement in Response to Erroneous Article Regarding Four Persons Entering the BVI Illegally

Sunday, 29 November 2020 - 8:51am

There is an erroneous news article titled: “Virginia woman worried about safety of sister detained in British Virgin Islands” by Scott Taylor, ABC7 WJLA, November 26, 2020. 

Government Invite Bids For Security Surveillance Equipment

Wednesday, 25 November 2020 - 5:30pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands through the Ministry of Finance, Procurement Unit is inviting seal bids for the Supply and Installation of Radar and Camera Border Security Surveillance Equipment for Her Majesty’s Customs. 

Chair Of Joint Taskforce Corrects Inaccurate Report

Wednesday, 30 September 2020 - 7:14pm

Chair of the Joint Taskforce, Commissioner of Customs, Mr. Wade Smith clarified an inaccuracy reported by BVI Platinum News article tilted, Twin-Engine Fast Boat In High Sea Pursuit With Joint Patrol Team Reportedly Released.

Customs K-9 Unit Gets Vehicles To Strengthen Border Security

Wednesday, 16 September 2020 - 5:38pm

Her Majesty’s Customs K-9 Unit has been gifted three vehicles with high specifications from the Government of the Virgin Islands to assist with border security operations in the Territory.

Joint Task Force Thanks Public For Its Help

Wednesday, 9 September 2020 - 8:31pm

Officers of the Joint Task Force are expressing thanks to members of the public for their role in the success of a recent operation in Road Town, which resulted in two illegal immigrants being detained.

BVI Government Further Tightens Its Sea Borders

Sunday, 23 August 2020 - 1:52pm

Officers of Her Majesty’s Customs continue to further intensify protection of the sea borders of the British Virgin Islands amidst the ongoing battle against the COVID-19 global pandemic.

Mr. Wade N. Smith Appointed Commissioner Of Customs

Friday, 7 August 2020 - 4:46pm

Mr. Wade N. Smith has been appointed as Commissioner of Customs in the Virgin Islands.  

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