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WE, VG & JvD docks to reopen for fully vaccinated international travellers

WE, VG & JvD docks to reopen for fully vaccinated international travellers

Fully vaccinated international travellers to the Virgin Islands will in a matter of days have the option of using the ports of entry at West End, Jost van Dyke and Virgin Gorda.

This was announced by Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) during a tourism update today, June 15, 2021.

Premier Fahie said Cabinet on June 9, 2021, approved the reopening of the Soper’s Hole Dock at West End; Dog Hole Dock at Jost van Dyke, and St Thomas Bay Dock at Virgin Gorda to receive fully vaccinated international travellers and crew members only, starting June 17, 2021.

“These ports of entry will be known as fully vaccinated ports of entry for only fully vaccinated travellers and crew,” Hon Fahie reiterated.

the St Thomas Bay Dock at Virgin Gorda will begin receiving fully vaccinated international travellers and crew members only from June 17, 2021.

Cabinet on June 9, 2021, approved the reopening of the Soper’s Hole Dock at West End to receive fully vaccinated international travellers and crew members only, starting June 17, 2021.


Reopening of Anegada seaport in the works


Cabinet also decided that all requisite Government and Statutory Bodies work together to establish the Anegada seaport as an official Port of Entry, to receive fully vaccinated travellers and crew members only for this initiative.

The Premier said the public will receive updates as the territory continues to move forward with the initiative.

It was also clarified by the Premier that the Road Town seaport and the Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport will be the only ports where vaccinated and non-vaccinated travellers would be allowed to enter the territory.

“Let me also inform you here that domestic travellers will remain unaffected in their ability to use all ports.

“Let me repeat that. Domestic travellers will remain unaffected in their ability to use all ports,” Premier Fahie emphasised.

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