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Facts about the British Virgin Islands

  • The BVI is a self-governing British Overseas Territory located in the Caribbean, 60 miles east of Puerto Rico, between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean.
  • The BVI consists of over thirty islands. Tortola is the principal island, being home to the majority of the BVI's 25,000 population. Road Town is the capital and the BVI's financial hub.
  • The BVI's financial services industry encompasses all aspects of corporate and fiduciary services, funds, insurance, banking, trusts and capital markets products.
  • The BVI's legal system is based largely on English statute and common law and its corporate legislation is modern and flexible.
  • The BVI is home to a highly respected and specialist commercial court, a division of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court from which parties have an ultimate right of appeal to the Privy Council in the United Kingdom.
  • The BVI's unit of currency is the US dollar and there are no exchange controls in the BVI.
  • The motto of the BVI is "Vigilante" which means "Be watchful".

 Useful British Virgin Islands Links

British Virgin Islands Government
www.bvi.gov.vg

British Virgin Islands Financial Services Commission
www.bvifsc.vg

British Virgin Islands International Finance Centre
www.bviifc.gov.vg