Investment Business


These Frequently Asked Questions summarise the views of the Commission regarding the interpretation of the relevant provisions of the BVI Business Companies Act, 2004 in relation to bearer shares generally and specifically with respect to grandfathered bearer shares, and how the Commission expects to apply those provisions. They represent interpretations based on questions raised by the industry. The responses to the FAQs are therefore intended as general guidance to the industry. As it is not a part of the Commission’s remit to offer legal advice to third parties, persons are advised to take independent legal advice on all relevant matters should they so wish.

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.