Visa policy of Trinidad and Tobago

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Visitors to Trinidad and Tobago must obtain a visa, unless they come from one of the visa exempt countries.

Visa policy map[edit]

Visa policy of Trinidad and Tobago
  Trinidad and Tobago
  Visa-free access
  Visa on arrival

Visa exemption[edit]

Holders of passports issued by the following jurisdictions can visit Trinidad and Tobago visa-free for indefinite period of stay (unless otherwise noted):[1][2]

Citizens of Australia, New Zealand and Philippines may obtain "Waiver of the Visa" on arrival at a cost of TT$400. Citizens of other countries who require a visa may also obtain a "Waiver of the Visa" on arrival if they are holding of a copy of a pre-arranged approval from immigration and if they are not citizens of North Korea, North Macedonia, Venezuela or Vietnam, or holders of normal passports issued by China and Haiti.

Citizens of Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Iceland, Israel, Liechtenstein, Mexico, Norway, South Korea, Switzerland, and Uruguay may extend their stay.

Holders of diplomatic or service/official passports of China and Haiti do not require a visa.

Tourist arrival statistics[edit]

Most visitors arriving to Trinidad and Tobago on short term basis were from the following countries of nationality:[6]

Country 2016 2015 2014
 United States 174,594 182,106 161,557
 Canada 50,103 53,191 55,088
 United Kingdom 32,528 36,298 37,013
 Guyana 23,446 24,332 23,125
 Venezuela 20,023 28,105 21,052
 Barbados 12,128 12,613 11,643
 Jamaica 11,617 12,974 11,951
 Grenada 7,279 7,537 6,928
 St. Vincent and the Grenadines 7,051 6,886 6,655
 St. Lucia 4,925 4,836 4,436
 Germany 4,275 4,431 5,154
 France 3,899 4,298 4,615
 India 3,879 3,572 3,291
Total 409,995 439,767 412,796

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Visa requirements for all countries" (PDF).
  2. ^ "Visa and passport". Timatic. International Air Transport Association through Emirates. Retrieved 1 April 2017.
  4. ^ "Free entry for Indians, Russians | Trinidad Express Newspaper | News". Archived from the original on 2011-01-03.
  5. ^ Visas for Venezuelans
  6. ^ Central Statistical Office – Visitor Arrivals by Nationality