In the BVI
Fishing License in The British Virgin Islands
BVI Fishing License
As of April 2016 a boat has to be a Registered Fishing Vessel in order to fish from it. Please contact your Charter Company for the Fishing Vessel Registration # as it will be needed to get the application approved.
(This regulation is not new, but was never enforced before)
EACH MEMBER FISHING MUST HAVE A LICENSE (Except person under 18 years of age) Fines range to 5 figures, confiscation of fishing equipment and the boat.
Last Stop Sports can process the application for you, before your arrival (Click below)
Or you can obtain the fishing license directly from: The Conservation and Fisheries Department in Road Town. The government office closes early on Friday afternoons and doesn’t reopen until Monday morning (closed weekend and public holidays). The license will be valid for 1 month and cost $45.
A photocopy of a valid photo ID must accompany the application. SPEAR FISHING is not permitted in the BVI. The use of SCUBA equipment to capture or remove any marine animal or coral is against the law. Fishing within the boundaries of any marine park is strictly forbidden.
BVI Guide to Recreational Fishing (Click Here)
Securing the Rod To the Rod Holder (Click Here)
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