Quick Answer: Are BVI Residents British Citizens?

British Virgin Islands (BVI) are made up of 4 larger islands; Tortola, Virgin Gorda, Jost Van Dyke and Anegada, and 32 smaller islands.

BVI has a population of 30,000 and uses US dollar as national currency.

British Virgin Islanders are British Overseas Territories citizens and since 2002 are British citizens as well.

Are British Virgin Islands British citizens?

British Virgin Islanders are classed as British Overseas Territories citizens and since 2002 have had full British citizenship. Although the territory is not part of the European Union and not directly subject to EU laws, its citizens are deemed to be citizens of the EU as well.

What is the nationality of British Virgin Islands?

British Virgin Islands

Virgin Islands
Capital and largest cityRoad Town 18°25′53″N 64°37′23″W
Official languagesEnglish
Ethnic groups (2010)76.5% Black 7% White 5% Hispanic 5% Multiracial 2% East Indian 4.5% other
Demonym(s)Virgin Islander

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Do I need a visa to British Virgin Islands?

European citizens need a valid passport to enter the British Virgin Islands. However visitors that are residents of certain countries require a visa in order to enter the BVI. From the Caribbean: Please note that citizens from some islands may need to obtain a visa to visit the British Virgin Islands.

Can I retire to the British Virgin Islands?

Unfortunately, the BVI does not offer any options for retirees to become full-time residents. In order to be eligible for a Certificate of Residence, applicants need to have lived in the country for 20 years (work visa, marriage, etc.).