What are the requirements for seeking approval for the change of shareholder/beneficial interest of a licence holder?

  • When changing a shareholder/beneficial interest of a licence holder, the Commission must be presented with a breakdown of the Company's proposed shareholding (which must indicate the number and percentage of shares held by each proposed shareholder). Also, information on the new shareholder must include the following:

    • Two character references
    • A police certificate/affidavit as to non-criminal record
    • A completed personal questionnaire
    • Notarized copy of individual passport identification page(s).
    • Complete resume

Contact Information

British Virgin Islands Financial Services Commission

Pasea Estate
P.O. Box 418
Road Town, Tortola, VG 1110
British Virgin Islands

Tel: 284-494-1324 or 284-494-4190 GMT – 4:00
Fax: 284-494-5016
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30a.m. - 4:30p.m.