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Department of Finance Implements Temporary Changes Due COVID-19 Pandemic

Commissioner of Finance Kirk Callwood (File photo)

As a result of the territory’s “Stay at Home” status and recommended precautionary measures to avoid the spread of COVID-19, Commissioner Kirk Callwood informs the public of the following changes at the V.I. Department of Finance which go into effect Monday, Aug. 17.

All business with the Department of Finance (DOF) should be conducted electronically whenever possible. A customer drop box is also available at both offices: on St. Thomas at the security station and on St. Croix at the west window before the main entrance.

Any physical customer transaction will be conducted via the walk-up window, located inside the third door on the left when entering the St. Thomas complex and inside the main entrance on the left-hand side of the St Croix building.

The walk-up window schedule is from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

Government Insurance Fund Workers’ Compensation Insurance: All public and private entities should utilize the forms located on the DOF website: https://dof.vi.gov/forms-and-policies/government-insurance and email them to governmentinsurance@dof.vi.gov

Once an application is received, the office will contact the applicant and inform the individual of the amount due. Recommended payment options are as follows:

Credit card via the form on the website

Drop off at one of the Department of Finance’s convenient drop boxes at each office

Mail to one of the DOF offices:

St. Thomas: 2314 Kronprindsens Gade Charlotte Amalie, USVI 00802

St. Croix: 4008 Estate Diamond Lot 7b Christiansted, USVI 00820

W2 and 1099 forms:

Government of the Virgin Islands employees should utilize the Employee Self Service (ESS) for copies of W2s and paycheck advices by logging on to https://usvi.munisselfservice.com.  For ESS password resets, contact dophelpdesk@dop.vi.gov or call 714-5049.

Inquiries for W2s can be directed to the Payroll Division: grace.fahie@dof.vi.gov or 774-4750, ext. 2252


Vendor check inquiries can be directed to the Treasury Division: terry.bridges@dof.vi.gov or 774-4750, ext. 2192

Payroll check inquires can be directed to the Payroll Division: grace.fahie@dof.vi.gov or 774-4750, ext. 2252

For more information and for DOF forms, policies and reports, visit dof.vi.gov.

The V.I. Department of Finance stands ready to continue serving customers via telephone and electronic means.

For more information on COVID-19, the new strain of coronavirus, visit the USVI Department of Health’s website at doh.vi.gov/coronavirus or text COVID19USVI to 888777.

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