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*** Effective Sunday, June 12 at 12:01 a.m. EDT, the CDC rescinded its Order requiring all airline or other aircraft passengers to show a negative COVID-19 test result or documentation of recovery from COVID-19 to board any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.
- There are 4,016 deaths and 167,585 (March 12, 2020 to present) confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Trinidad and Tobago.
- Effective July 01, 2022 people entering Trinidad and Tobago, both vaccinated and unvaccinated do NOT need to present a negative COVID-19 PCR or antigen test.
- The wearing of face masks/coverings in public spaces and on public transportation remains mandatory.
- Effective Monday 4th April, 2022:
No limits on public gatherings.
No restrictions at beaches/rivers.
All schools re-open on April 19, 2022.
- 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
- Is a curfew in place? No
- Are there restrictions on intercity or interstate travel? No
- Are U.S. citizens required to quarantine? No
- Are commercial flights operating? Yes.
- Is public transportation operating? Yes
Fines for Non-Compliance:
- From Monday 31st August, 2020, the wearing of masks in a public space will be mandatory
- Fines are currently applicable for non-compliance of offences.
- Citizenship services – please email email@example.com for more information
- Visa services offered on an emergency basis – please email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information
- COVID-19 crisis page on travel.state.gov
- CDC page on COVID-19
- Trinidad and Tobago’s Country Information and Travel Advisory page
- Embassy webpage on COVID-19 for information on conditions in Trinidad and Tobago.
- Find official IRS information about the COVID-19 pandemic and economic impact payments at https://www.irs.gov/coronavirus.
- U.S. Embassy Port of Spain – Current Alerts and Messages