U.S. Jurisdiction

All the Benefits of Being Part of the United States

As an unincorporated United States Territory, the U.S. Virgin Islands has all the benefits of being a Caribbean location with key U.S. benefits.

This unique territory status enables St. Croix, St. John, St. Thomas and Water Island to utilize U.S. currency, courts and flag protection. Local affairs are led by the Governor and Legislature. Being within a U.S. jurisdiction also provides the following benefits to companies operating in the islands:

  • “Made in USA” labeling
  • Shipping advantages
  • Duty-free imports
  • Duty free and quota free exporting of USVI-made goods into the U.S.
  • No state or territory tax