News & Events

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port of Spain 

January 6, 2020 Location: Trinidad and Tobago Event: Heightened Middle East Tensions There is heightened tension in the Middle East that may result in security risks to U.S. citizens abroad. The Embassy will continue to review the security situation and will provide additional information as needed. Actions to Take: Keep a low profile. Be aware ...
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Cannabis Legalization as It Pertains to Visa Applications

Port of Spain, December 28, 2019:  The adoption of the Dangerous Drugs (Amendment) Bill 2019 into Trinidad and Tobago law does not exempt persons with expunged convictions from disclosing such information on visa applications. Under U.S. immigration law, visa applicants who have ever been convicted OR arrested for any offense, including drug-related offenses, still must ...
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Alert: Issuance of T&T Polymer $100 notes

Location: Trinidad and Tobago Event: $100 TT note currency conversion – U.S. government personnel are being advised to practice personal security awareness during this time while the country undergoes a currency conversion. Actions to Take: Be vigilant when visiting banks or ATMs. Monitor local media for updates. Be aware of your surroundings. Keep a low profile. ...
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