About the Commission

The BVI Financial Services Commission is the Territory's single financial services Regulator. We are the agency responsible for authorising and licensing companies or persons to conduct financial services business and for monitoring the perimeter of regulated financial services activity to safeguard the public against any illegal and or unauthorised financial services business operating in or from within the BVI. Through the Registry of Corporate Affairs, the Commission is also responsible for the registration of all companies formed in the Territory and for the formation of Limited Partnerships and registration of Trade Marks and Patents.

Latest Industry Updates

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Publication of BVI Business Companies Order and Additional Registrar Appointed
The Commission advises all industry practitioners of the publication of BVI Business Companies (Amendment of Schedule 1) Order, 2016.
Fee Neutral Period for Filing Registers of Directors extended to 31 December, 2016
The Commission has advised Cabinet as required, and anticipates confirmation of its recommendation to extend the fee neutral (free filing) period to 31 December, 2016 for filing Registers of Directors on behalf of BVI business companies.
VIRRGIN Lite Subscribers Update, Submission of Financial Statements & Amendment to Regulatory Code

All subscribers requiring VIRRGIN Lite access for Hong Kong based users must submit a static (dedicated and unchanging) IP address to the FSC. Subscribers should provide the external facing static IP address if the office uses a shared connection to the internet. Dynamic IP addresses change and will not allow users to have access. The IP address should be sent to VIRRGINSupport@bvifsc.vg with subject ‘VIRRGIN Lite Access’.

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.
commissioner@bvifsc.vg