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Certificate of Need (CON)



Title 19 VIRR §225-3 Certificate of Need Program; activities for which certificate is required 

No person, organization, or governmental unit, acting severally or jointly with any other person, organization or governmental unit shall establish, construct, or expand a health facility or health service, or incur capital expenditure on behalf of a health facility or health service, or acquire major medical equipment in the Virgin Islands without applying for and receiving a Certificate of Need. 

The steps required to obtain a CON are outlined the CON Process Letter. To apply, submit of a Letter of Intent, Official CON Application with supporting documentation and an application fee ($200- service requests or $400 facilities) payable to “Government of the VI”. You must submit an original package plus 3 copies. PLHP staff is available to meet with applicants to discuss the requirements and provide further guidance.


  • Your CON License Renewal may be considered for renewal upon your request in writing, to the Commissioner of Health two (2) months before the expiration date.
  • Submit a CON Annual Report with all the required supporting documentation.

Forms & Applications


PO Box 222995
Christiansted VI 00822-2995