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Industry Updates | 31/03/2020


BVI Financial Services Commission Advises Deadline for Foreign Companies’ Annual Fees

The Registry of Corporate Affairs is reminding Industry...

Industry Updates | 26/03/2020


BVI Financial Services Commission Office Closure in Response to COVID-19 Global Pandemic

On 25 March 2020, The Ministry of Health and...

Industry Updates | 23/03/2020


Changes to Hours of Operation at BVI Financial Services Commission in Response to Covid-19 Global Pandemic

The BVI Financial Services...

Industry Updates | 23/03/2020


BVI FSC Authorises Deadline Extension for Licensees

The BVI Financial Services Commission (“the Commission”) is mindful of the business disruptions that...

Industry Updates | 19/03/2020

The BVI Financial Services Commission today announces the publication of its formal anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing (AML/CFT) Policy and shares its 2020-2022 AML/CFT Strategy.

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Industry Updates | 17/03/2020

BVI FSC Notice on COVID-19: In-Person Business Transactions

The British Virgin Islands Financial Services Commission (“the Commission”) is continuously monitoring guidance regarding...

Industry Updates | 06/03/2020

Hong Kong Office to Re-open Monday 9 March, 2020:

The BVI Financial Services Commission (the “Commission”) is continuing to update the industry as operations begin to return to normal levels following the temporary closure of its Asia Representative Office.

General Operational...

Industry Updates | 06/02/2020

For your convenience, this list of certificates is available electronically through VIRRGIN:

  • Certificate of Change of Name (Duplicate)
  • Certificate of Incorporation (...
Industry Updates | 21/12/2018


Industry Updates | 20/12/2018

Sanctions Risks Related to North Korea’s Shipping Practices


Industry Updates | 03/10/2018


Maximum penalty for filing RODs

BVI Business Companies that existed prior to 1st April 2016 (existing companies) were given until 31st March 2017 to file Registers of Directors (“RODs”) at the Registry of Corporate Affairs (“the Registry”).  Companies that...

Industry Updates | 14/09/2018

Tortola, British Virgin Islands – 14 September, 2018 - The Virgin Islands (VI), in its continued efforts to prevent the facilitation of money laundering (ML), terrorist financing (TF) and proliferation financing (PF) through its financial system, undertook a National Risk Assessment (NRA) in...

Industry Updates | 19/06/2018


New Limited Partnership functions - VIRRGIN

Limited Partnership functions compliant with provisions of the Limited Partnership Act, 2017 are now available in VIRRGIN.

1. Registration of Limited Partnership

2. Application for re-registration as a...