Foreign travel advice

British Virgin Islands


As the BVI is a British Overseas Territory, there’s no formal British diplomatic representation. The local authorities deal with all requests for emergency assistance. See Emergency assistance.

The hurricane season in the British Virgin Islands (BVI) normally runs from June to November. See Natural Disasters.

Most visits to BVI are trouble-free, but you should take sensible precautions to protect yourself and your belongings.

For information and advice about the risks associated with Zika virus, visit the National Travel Health Network and Centre website.

There is a low threat from terrorism. See Terrorism.

Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.