PLEASE NOTE: Due to the uptick in Covid-19 cases, starting July 12, 2021 all fully vaccinated

persons traveling to the BVI will be subject to test on arrival. CLICK HERE



Travellers must BEGIN their application no later than 48 hours before travel
Applications on the BVI Gateway portal BVIGATEWAY.BVIAA.COM must be COMPLETED 24 hours before travel date and time
All applicants in PENDING status, who have not completed their necessary requirements 24 hours prior to travelling, will be DENIED



Last updated - July 21, 2021 at 11:05am

Entry Protocols - July 5th, 2021 <--click here (NEW)


Dear Traveller,
The Government of the Virgin Islands has officially reopened its borders to residents and visitors on December 1st, 2020.
All travellers desirous of entry into the British Virgin Islands are now required to register using the new online portal
Please click the link and follow the steps as directed. Persons who began the process of re-entry on this website will be required to re-register on the new portal.
Travellers are to begin the process of registration within 5 days of their planned travel date to comply with all requirements and procedures.
Any further questions can be emailed to

Any inconvenience caused is regretted.

BVILOVE awaits you!




How to Get Here (entry protocols)

BVI Gateway (all travellers entering the Territory need to complete)

Covid-19 Travel Insurance Options

Approved Gold Sealed Accommodations - (PDF) Updated June 12, 2021 @ 10:46am

International Ferry Schedule "NEW"- For the week of June 21 - 27, 2021

Ferry Arrival Guide  (PDF) Updated April 8, 2021 @ 3:33pm

Entry Guide, Step by Step instructions for vaccinated and non-vacinated - Updated May 18, 2021 @11:05am






Ferry Departure Guide  (PDF) Updated April 8, 2021 @ 3:33pm

Contact Information


telephone: 1-284-496-6129 (WhatsApp messages only)

Marine Information

Gold Sealed Approved MarineIndustry Businesses (PDF) updated June 21 2021 @ 12:27 pm

Gold Sealed Marine Transportation (water taxi, charter boats, fishing, rentals) (PDF) updated Apr., 21 2021 @ 12:27 pm

Exclusion Zone Information - March 29, 2010

Vessel Guests - (Visitors on Vessels PDF) updated Dec. 23, 2020

Vessel Restrictions

  • The vessel, guests, the entire party and the 30 foot radius around the vessel is your "mobile bubble". Guests may swim and enjoy our Territory within that specified 30 foot radius.
  • Guests are restricted from landing on any site until guests receive an Arrival Day/Day 0 negative Test result.

Vessel Allowances

  • Vessels must be provisioned before guests arrive and board.
  • Vessels can also visit the list of marine approved sites in the Territory.
  • All vessels must be anchored or docked by 6:00pm daily at an approved mooring site until 5:00am the next day.

11 December, 2020 | Official Approved Mooring Sites (image)


Past Notifications (archives)

BVI Travel Updates

BVI Reopening Steering Committee Updates
12 November | Introduction of SteerCo (video) | Read More
13 November | Important Dates and Reentry Protocols (video) | Read More
16 November | FAQ's #1 (video) | Read More
17 November | FAQ's #2 (video) | Read More
19 November | BVI Gateway Portal Information (video) | Read More
20 November | FAQ's #3 (video) | Read More

23 November | Using the online portal (video) | Read More

25 November | FAQ's #4 (video) | Read More

30 November | Gateway Tutorial (video)

1 December | BVILOVE Safety Measures (video)

Government Announcements

Statement by Premier and Minister of Finance on Reopening (10 November)

Minister of Health and Social Development on Reopening

Minister of Health and Social Development - Re-Entry Protocols (updated January 5, 2021)

BVI Tourism Industry Reopening Guide