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Assistance Request Form and Information on Extensions of Stay for Foreign Nationals
March 28, 2020

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Trinidad and Tobago

March 27, 2020

Location: Trinidad and Tobago

Event: The U.S. Embassy in Trinidad and Tobago requests U.S. citizens interested in being contacted if additional flights or repatriation flights to the United States are scheduled to please fill out the Assistance Request  form (copy hyperlink and open in Chrome browser).

For more information please see our Travel and Repatriation Assistance Request Online Form and Email address release.

U.S. citizens are further advised that foreign nationals who were unable to leave Trinidad and Tobago before the border closure on March 22, 2020 whose certificates expired during period of March 1 – 22 and those whose certificates will expire by April 30 will be granted an extension to June 22, 2020. Holders of student permits will be granted a three-month extension of stay in the first instance, if the permit expires before April 30, 2020.  U.S. citizens are advised to email the Immigration Division at extensions.international@gov.tt urgently regarding their immigration status.

For the most up to date information from the embassy in real time, please also check the embassy’s Facebook Page, Instagram (@USinTT), and Twitter feed (@USinTT) and the embassy’s website.

The U.S. Embassy Port of Spain also asks all U.S. citizens in Trinidad and Tobago to complete the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) at https://step.state.gov/step/.  STEP is a free service to help the U.S. Embassy contact American citizens in an emergency.

Actions to Take:


Local Resources:


U.S. Embassy Port of Spain
15 Queen’s Park West
Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
Telephone + (868) 622-6371
Emergency + (868) 622-6371, then press 1.
Fax + (868) 822-5955
Email: acspos@state.gov
Website: tt.usembassy.gov