COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Information

Last updated: 01/13/22

 

***    Effective December 6, 2021, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older, regardless of vaccination status or citizenship, must provide a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within one calendar day 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: 
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. 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:
Movement Restrictions:
  • Is a curfew in place? No 
  • Are there restrictions on intercity or interstate travel? Yes
    • Yes, as of September 06, 2021 the ferries on the sea bridge each operate a daily sailing at 75 percent capacity.  On October 19, 2021 Caribbean Airlines resumed full service on the airbridge.
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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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