NonBVIslanders

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NonBVIslanders/NonBelonger citizenship is designated to the BVI population that were born of parentage belonging to another country regardless of whether they (NonBVIslander/NonBelonger) were born in the BVI.

The following are guidelines for NonBVIslanders wishing to be employed within the BVI:

  • Guidelines for Labour Clearances
    1. The Employer/Agent/Representative must collect approved Labour Clearance(s) in duplicate from the Immigration Department's Headquarters and/or Processing Unit. 2. The Employer/Agent/Representative must retain copy of the Labour Clearance(s) and forward…
  • Requirements for Spouse to Reside
    Applicant must submit signed request to Chief Immigration Office.  Applicant's mailing address and telephone number(s) must be included. Attach your Marriage Certificate, (original or certified copy) Attach Birth Certificate for…
  • BVI Health Administration
    You will  be required to visit to the clinic to ensure that your health conditions are fitting to be within the Virgin Islands once you have landed the job. This visit should…
  • Obtaining a VI Driver’s Licence
    Drivers holding a foreign driver's license are only allowed to drive within the BVI for up to 1 month.  After such time, the foreign driver will be required to make…
  • Obtaining a BVI Social Security
    Why Social Security? All BVI employees between the ages of 15 and 65 are required to register for social security.  Upon successful registration, a social security card is issued. Social…
  • Approved Work Permit Collection
    The approved work permit collection schedule is as follows: Monday to Wednesday  Work Permit Renewal Thursday New Work Permit Work Permit Exemption Cards Fridays Work Permit Transfer Change of Employer…
  • Traveling with Dependents
    Once the work permit is approved, permission can be sought from the Immigration Department for family members to move to the BVI.  The work permit holder will need to present this request in form of…
  • Transferring a Work Permit /Change Employer
    Transferring  a work permit is quite similar to renewing one.  In addition to the renewal work permit process, the applicant will need a release letter from their former employer, updated immigration…
  • Renewing a Work Permit
    1. Renewal application must be completed and submitted at least 5 weeks prior to   expiration of work permit with the supporting documents: Renewal Work Permit Application Work Permit Card…
  • Applying for a Work Permit
    To legally work within a BVI, an employment permit is required.  There are a few steps to be taken into consideration to obtain this document. The work permit application process…