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This following outlines the procedure for persons from countries whose citizens require a visa to visit Trinidad and Tobago for a temporary purpose, such as tourism, business, or visiting family or friends. Visa applicants must satisfy a visa-issuing officer that their stay in Trinidad and Tobago will be temporary. Visitors are usually granted a single-entry visa valid for one entry to Trinidad and Tobago. Please note that the Immigration Department reserves the right to grant or refuse a visa.
Who needs a visa?
To find out if you need a visa, consult the list of countries below. Citizens of the countries listed below do not require a visa to enter Trinidad and Tobago. If your country is NOT LISTED below then YOU REQUIRE a visa to enter Trinidad and Tobago.
How do I apply for a visa?
Complete the visa application form, provide all documents listed below and the relevant fee payable via money order. The completed application can be submitted in person or sent via mail to the office of the Consulate General for the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. Applications with all supporting documents must be submitted at least ten (10) working days prior to departure, except for applications from nationals of the following countries: The People’s Republic of China, The Republic of China (Taiwan), Cuba, North Korea, Vietnam, Asian, African, Middle-East and Far-East countries which must be submitted four (4) weeks prior to depature.
Where can I get a visa application form?
The application forms can be downloaded (see below). A visa application form can also be obtained at the following offices:
High Commission for the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
Consulate General for the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
or by sending a self addressed envelope with CDN$1.08 in postage stamps
Applicants must submit:
Can I extend my visit to Trinidad & Tobago?
An application to extend your visit must be made in person at the
Ministry of National Security
67 Frederick Street,
Port of Spain
Trinidad and Tobago