Legalisation of documents from the British Virgin Islands for use in the Netherlands

If you want to use a document from the British Virgin Islands in the Netherlands, you must first have it legalised by the local British authorities.

Which documents can be legalised?

You can have various documents legalised, such as diplomas and certificates. The most common documents are extracts from civil status records:

  • an official copy of a birth certificate
  • an official copy of a marriage certificate
  • an official copy of a death certificate

You can request these documents on the British Virgin Islands government website.

  • a certificate of unmarried status
  • an official copy of a divorce certificate

Ask the local British authorities where you can get these documents.

Where and how can you have your document legalised?

Have your document from the British Virgin Islands legalised by the local British authorities in Road Town on the island of Tortola. To find out how this works, go to Legalisation of documents from the United Kingdom for use in the Netherlands.