Before Arriving

With a destination as pristine and secluded as the British Virgin Islands, you’ll want to put extra time into planning a perfect arrival by sea or air, no matter where you’re embarking from.
Ports of Entry

Ports of entry are located in Road Town, Tortola; West End, Tortola; Great Harbour, Jost Van Dyke; St. Thomas Bay, Virgin Gorda; Gun Creak, Virgin Gorda.

All vessels entering the territory must clear with BVI Customs and Immigration immediately upon arrival into the territory. Customs and Immigration offices are located on Tortola in Road Town and West End, on Virgin Gorda at the Virgin Gorda Yacht Harbour, and on Jost Van Dyke in Great Harbour. Customs and Immigration clearance is available at all Ports of Entry.

Required documents include: ships papers and valid passports for all crew and passengers from their country of origin U.S. and Canadian citizens will need a passport or an original or notarized copy of their birth certificate and photo ID to enter the BVI. To re-enter the U.S. or Canada, you will need a passport OR a photo ID and Dept. of State official proof of application for a passport, or a "passport receipt". Visitors from some countries may also require a visa for entry. Please check the Entry Requirements section for more information.




Several countries require you to obtain a visa before entering the British Virgin Islands. Find out more.

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