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COVID-19 Information
February 26, 2020

COVID-19 Information

Last updated: 07/04/22


*** Effective Sunday, June 12 at 12:01 a.m. EDT, the CDC rescinded its Order requiring all airline or other aircraft passengers to show a negative COVID-19 test result or documentation of recovery from COVID-19 to board any aircraft destined to the United States from a foreign country.  Of note, CDC’s Order requiring proof of vaccination for non-U.S. citizen nonimmigrants to travel to the United States is still in effect.  For more information see Requirement for Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination for Air Passengers.

Check the CDC website for additional information and Frequently Asked Questions 


Country-Specific Information: 
COVID-19 Testing:
  • Are PCR and/or antigen tests available for U.S. citizens in Trinidad and Tobago? Yes
  • If so, are test results reliably available within one calendar day? Yes
  • For information on approved COVID-19 testing sites and procedures, please check with your health care provider, or, visit the Ministry of Health web page.
  • COVID-19 tests performed at public health facilities are offered free of charge to U.S. citizens, if you are displaying symptoms of COVID-19. However, payment is required for testing done at private testing locations (please note the following list of private entities is not exhaustive): https://health.gov.tt/reviewed-and-acceptable-private-entities-for-covid-19-testing.
  • The average cost of a PCR COVID-19 test ranges from $130-$250 USD, while the average cost of an antigen test ranges from $75-$100 USD. Test result delivery methods vary by provider, but can include but is not limited to email, text message or physical copy.
COVID-19 Vaccine Information: 
  • Has the government of Trinidad and Tobago approved a COVID-19 vaccine for use? Yes
  • Are vaccines available in Trinidad and Tobago for U.S. citizens to receive? Yes
  • Which vaccines are available in Trinidad and Tobago? Pfizer-BioNTech, AstraZeneca, Sinopharm, and Johnson & Johnson/Janssen 
  • For more information, please visit: https://health.gov.tt/covid-19/covid-19-vaccine/deployment-info
  • Visit the FDA’s website to learn more about FDA-approved vaccines in the United States
  • The United States Government does not plan to provide COVID-19 vaccinations to private U.S. citizens overseas. Please follow host country developments and guidelines for COVID-19 vaccination.
Entry and Exit Requirements:
  • Are U.S. citizens permitted to enter?  Yes
    • International and regional cargo vessels and flights will be allowed into T&T.
  • Is a negative COVID-19 test (PCR and/or serology) required for entry? Effective July 01, No
  • Are health screening procedures in place at airports and other ports of entry? Yes
  • Information regarding visa extensions for residents and/or tourists, please contact the Ministry of National Security
Movement Restrictions:
  • Is a curfew in place? No 
  • Are there restrictions on intercity or interstate travel? No
Quarantine Information: 
  • Are U.S. citizens required to quarantine?  No

Transportation Options:

  • Are commercial flights operating?  Yes. 
  • Is public transportation operating? Yes
Fines for Non-Compliance:
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