Feb 26, - My husband is a U.S. citizen and am a permanent resident of the U.S. We got married in the U.S Virgin Islands. He filing for a divorce. If I don't. Divorce Residency Essentials to Get Divorce in the US Virgin Islands. One of the spouses must have lived in the state at least 90 days before filing for dissolution of marriage. The divorce should be filed in the county in which the petitioner resides at the time of filing.