Twenty-seven non-nationals have now been granted Belonger status in the British Virgin Islands.
Six of these persons are the spouses of Belongers. They have been living in the territory with their spouses for five years or more.
“Cabinet [also] reviewed and accepted the recommendations of the Board of Immigration to grant Certificates of Belonger Status to [another] 21 applicants were who, in the opinion of the Board, have met each of the legal requirements of Section 16(3) of the Immigration and Passport Act (revised),” a post-Cabinet statement released on Thursday said.
The statement also said Cabinet reviewed and accepted recommendations from the Immigration Board to grant Certificates of Residence to another 36 persons.
Cabinet further agreed for endorsements of four minors under Section 18(2) of the Immigration and Passport Ordinance.
Cabinet made these latest decisions during its February 24 meeting.
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