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The United States Virgin Islands is an unincorporated U.S. Territory with a non-voting Delegate to the United States House of Representatives.

All persons born on the islands are citizens of the United States and are governed by U.S. law.Facts About the USVI 

Population of territory: 108,612 (2000 census)

Official Language: English

Currency: U.S. Dollar

Largest duty-free port in the Caribbean, with $1,600 duty-free allowance

Comprises approximately 50 islands and cays in the Lesser Antilles of the Caribbean (between the Atlantic Ocean and Caribbean Sea)

Point Udall on St. Croix is the easternmost point in the U.S.

St. Croix: 84 square miles

St. John: 19 square miles

St. Thomas: 32 square miles

Capital: Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas

Constitution of the Territory: The 1954 Revised Organic Act of the Virgin Islands

Gubernatorial elections held every four years; general elections held every two years for the 15 seats in the territory’s Senate and the Delegate to the U.S. Congress.

Officials: The Honorable Albert Bryan Jr., Governor; The Honorable Tregenza A. Roach, Esq., Lieutenant Governor; The Honorable Stacey E. Plaskett, Delegate to U.S. Congress.

Film Office

The U.S. Virgin Islands Office of Film Production was created to facilitate your filming needs. We provide guidelines on equipment, customs (including shipping regulations and immigration travel identification), film permits, marine production, insurance coverage, and available crew.

If you would like to receive a Film Permit Application Form and learn more about filming opportunities in the U.S. Virgin Islands, please contact us! http://www.filmusvi.com/contact-us/

Economic Development Agency

USVIEDA  is a government organization that acts as a unifying authority for the functions of the following agencies:

 – Virgin Islands Economic Park Development Corporation– promotes local development by running two strategically located and rental friendly industrial parks on the Territory.

 – Economic Development Commission– promotes the economic growth and development of the Territory by evolving its resources and maintaining local job opportunities. The EDC also administers tax benefits and the Small Business Program.

 – Economic Development Bank –assists the local business community through loan programs designed to encourage new businesses or expansion of existing businesses.

 – Enterprise Zone Commission – restores distressed areas of the community through use of development benefits including tax incentives and local collaboration.

All of these agencies operate under an executive board. This increases efficiency and maximizes the economic development of the Territory.

For more information regarding the USVIEDA, its function, and the opportunities they provide, check out their website at usvieda.org.

CONTACTS

United States Virgin Islands Department of Tourism

P.O. Box 6400
St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, 00804

Phone: St. Thomas: (340) 774-8784 St. Croix: (340) 772-0357

Fax: (340) 774-4390

Bureau of Economic Research

http://www.usviber.org/

Office of Film Promotion

http://www.filmusvi.com/contact-us/

Economic Development Authority

http://www.usvieda.org/

Government of the U.S. Virgin Islands

http://www.gov.vi/

Hospital & Medical Center – The Governor Juan F. Luis-St Croix

http://www.jflusvi.org/

Hospital- Roy Lester Schneider – St. Thomas

http://www.rlshospital.org/

St. Croix Chamber of Commerce

www.stxchamber.org

St. Croix Hotel & Tourism Association

http://www.stcroixhotelandtourism.com/

St. Thomas /St. John Hotel & Tourism Association

http://www.usvihta.com/

St. Thomas/ST. John Chamber of Commerce

http://www.usvichamber.com/

Virgin Islands Port Authority 

http://www.viport.com/

Hospital- Roy Lester Schneider – St. Thomas

http://www.rlshospital.org/

St. Croix Chamber of Commerce

www.stxchamber.org

St. Croix Hotel & Tourism Association

http://www.stcroixhotelandtourism.com/

St. Thomas /St. John Hotel & Tourism Association

http://www.usvihta.com/

St. Thomas/ST. John Chamber of Commerce

http://www.usvichamber.com/

Virgin Islands Port Authority 

http://www.viport.com/