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COVID-19 Information

Last updated: 09/23/21 

 

***  Effective January 26, 2021 all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within three calendar days of travel. Alternatively, travelers to the United States may provide documentation from a licensed health care provider of having recovered from COVID-19 in the 90 days preceding travel.  Check the CDC website for additional information and Frequently Asked Questions.

Country-Specific Information: 
  • There are 1,432  deaths and 49,111 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Trinidad and Tobago
  • On July 17, 2021 Trinidad and Tobago reopened its borders to vaccinated nationals and non-nationals who are fully vaccinated with the following WHO approved vaccines/combination,  and unvaccinated nationals.  Guidelines for the entry of children can be found on the Ministry of Health’s Facebook page.
  • Persons seeking to enter Trinidad and Tobago must register on https://ttravelpass.gov.tt/   Queries about the TT Travel Pass can be directed to: info.ttconnect@gov.tt; Help.TTravelpass@gov.tt or the Ministry of Security’s toll free line: 800-8826
  • Guidelines on the reopened borders can be found on the Ministry of Health’s website.  Please check the Ministry of Health for the latest regulation and guidelines.
  • Effective May 15, 2021, government announced a State of Emergency and curfew from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.  On August 25, government extended the SoE to November 30. See the Emergency Powers Regulations.
  • The measure on all schools, places of learning, was revised on August 25, 2020 and schools and places of learning will operate virtually until further notice. Please check the Ministry of Education for the latest information.
  • Roll-back measures were first announced on August 17, 2020.
  • The Government of Trinidad and Tobago announced on August 15, 2020 there is community spread of COVID-19.
  • Effective April 06, 2020 per GOTT, all schools, places of learning were closed.
  • Effective midnight March 22, 2020 Trinidad and Tobago closed its borders.
COVID-19 Testing:

Humanitarian exemptions to this order will be granted on an extremely limited basis and will only be considered when the country of departure lacks adequate COVID-19 testing capacity. To submit information in support of an exemption, email: consularpos@state.gov

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:
Movement Restrictions:
  • Is a curfew in place? Yes 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. 
  • Are there restrictions on intercity or interstate travel? Yes
    • Yes, as of September 06, 2021 there are more than three daily flights on the air bridge, while the ferries on the sea bridge each operate a daily sailing at 75 percent capacity.
Quarantine Information: 
  • Are U.S. citizens required to quarantine?    U.S. citizens who are fully vaccinated with a WHO approved vaccine will not be required to quarantine.

Transportation Options:

  • Are commercial flights operating?  Yes. 
  • Is public transportation operating? Yes
    • Yes, as of June 29, 2021 all public taxis are operating at 75 percent capacity. Please check the Public Health Regulations on the website of the Ministry of Health for more information.
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