Effective 1 July 2022, travellers (vaccinated or unvaccinated against COVID 19) entering Trinidad and Tobago no longer need to produce a negative RT-PCR Test or an Antigen Test as a requirement for entry.
During travel, all passengers arriving into Trinidad and Tobago are encouraged to wear properly fitting facemasks and to adhere to existing public health and social measures, though the wearing of facemasks is not obligatory from 17 July 2022. Visit the Ministry of Health website for full detail.
Children and young people
Children aged 18 and under can follow the rules for adult travellers to enter Trinidad and Tobago.
From 1 July 2022, travellers no longer need to produce a negative RT-PCR test or an Antigen test to enter Trinidad and Tobago.
If you’re transiting through Trinidad and Tobago
Transiting is when you pass through one country on the way to your final destination.
Travellers transiting through Trinidad and Tobago on their way to another country and who are staying in the airport (airside) are not subject to any vaccination requirement.
However, if you need to pass through immigration, for example to stay in a hotel for a flight the next day (sometimes known as a layover) or in order to board a connecting flight at a different airport Terminal, you will need to follow T&T’s general vaccination requirements. Effective 1 July 2022, travellers entering Trinidad and Tobago no longer have to produce a negative RT-PCR Test or an Antigen Test as a requirement for entry.
Sailing travel restrictions
You can sail into and transit out of the marinas or Chaguaramas Bay. Effective 17 July 2022 you are no longer required to wear a mask. Failure to follow government regulations could result in being intercepted by the Coast Guard and being handed over to the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service. If you are entering Trinidad & Tobago by boat for the first time you will be required to clear Immigration and Customs first in Trinidad, not Tobago.
Check your passport and travel documents before you travel
Check with your travel provider to make sure your passport and other travel documents meet their requirements.
If you are visiting Trinidad and Tobago, your passport should be valid for a minimum of six months from the date you arrive.
Further details on these and other entry requirements can be found on the Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago’s Immigration Division website or by contacting the High Commission of Trinidad and Tobago in London.
You do not need a visa to visit Trinidad and Tobago as a visitor. Visitors are generally given 90 days to remain in the country, but extensions can be obtained from the Passport and Immigration Department, in Port of Spain (Trinidad) and Scarborough (Tobago).
You must be in possession of a valid return ticket and have sufficient funds for your stay in Trinidad and Tobago. Further details on these and other entry requirements can be found on the Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago’s Immigration Division website or by contacting the High Commission of Trinidad and Tobago in London.
Returning residents may be asked to show their residence/ work permits on arrival into Trinidad & Tobago.
If you are a British national and the entry stamp in your passport is due to expire you should email firstname.lastname@example.org with a scanned copy of the biodata page of your passport, a copy of your last entry stamp, your address in T&T and a contact number.
If you are a British national with a work permit that is due to expire, you should request an entry stamp extension as detailed above whilst your work permit application is under consideration.
Yellow fever certificate requirements
Check whether you need a yellow fever certificate by visiting the National Travel Health Network and Centre’s TravelHealthPro website.