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Industry Updates | 21/12/2017

Increased BC Fees 

Practitioners are reminded that the BVI Business Companies (Amendment of Schedules) Order, 2017 takes effect on 1 January, 2018. The Order among other things increases the new registration fees for BVI business companies and the annual renewal fees for...

Industry Updates | 14/12/2017

The Frequently Asked Questions on the Financial Services (Continuity of Business) Act, 2017 (“the FAQs”) seek to answer questions licensees may have relating to relocation, within and outside the Virgin Islands; how certain obligations are to be met; and the regulatory allowances and...

Industry Updates | 07/12/2017

New features launched in VIRRGIN

On December 9 the following VIRRGIN features will be launched:

·       Amendment to the Register of Directors/Members function – Separation of the function

        o   New Function – Register of Directors  - single/...

Statistical Bulletin | 29/11/2017

This is the forty-eighth volume of the BVI Financial Services Commission’s Quarterly Statistical Bulletin

Industry Updates | 06/11/2017

Initial BC Register of Director filings (section 118B (2), BVI Business Companies Act, 2004)

For Register of Director filings that would have been due between 6 September and 15 October, 2017, Registered Agents are strongly encouraged to complete the outstanding filings...

Industry Updates | 30/10/2017

Beta e-Certificates available - BVI Business Companies Act  

The BVI Financial Services Commission announces the beta availability of e-Certificates, effective 1 November, 2017. During beta testing, an e-Certificate will be provided as the default document on the...

Industry Updates | 12/10/2017

The British Virgin Islands Financial Services Commission (“FSC”) is advising Industry Practitioners that the following persons are authorised to sign documents issued by the Registry of Corporate Affairs under the BVI Business Companies Act, 2004 and the Partnership Act, 1996:


Industry Updates | 02/10/2017

Please note that the Registrar of Trade Marks, Patents and Copyright has declared under the rule 89 (1) of the Trade Marks Rules, 2015 that the normal operation of the Registry was interrupted for the period of 5 September, 2017 and 5 October, 2017 for the purposes of the Trade Marks Act, 2013...

Industry Updates | 26/09/2017

BVI Financial Services Commission Operations Update #4

The BVI Financial Services Commission updated operating hours are from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily.

Notice to Trade Marks Agents...

Industry Updates | 22/09/2017

BVIFSC Operations Update

The BVI Financial Services Commission business continuity systems are in place in the wake of Hurricanes Irma and Maria and are working well.  Commission systems are functional and the VIRRGIN online service for the Registry of Corporate Affairs...

Industry Updates | 18/09/2017

Due to the Hurricane Warning currently issued for the Territory of the Virgin Islands, the offices of the BVI Financial Services Commission will close at 2 p.m. on Monday, 18th September.

Our VIRRGIN application will remain active and available to practitioners during the temporary...

Industry Updates | 14/09/2017

BVI Financial Services Commission Operations Update #2

For Registration of New VIRRGIN Users

Please send the following to with the subject "VIRRGIN Access...