Visa policy of Trinidad and Tobago

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Visitors to Trinidad and Tobago must obtain a visa unless they come from one of the visa exempt countries.

Trinidad and Tobago signed a mutual visa-waiver agreement with the European Union on 28 May 2015 which was ratified on 15 December 2015.[1] This agreement allows all citizens of states that are contracting parties to the Schengen Agreement to stay without a visa for a maximum period of 90 days in any 180-day period.[2]

Visa policy map[edit]

Visa policy of Trinidad and Tobago

Visa policy[edit]

Holders of passports issued by the following 101 jurisdictions can visit Trinidad and Tobago without a visa:[3][4]

Citizens of  Australia,  New Zealand and  Philippines may obtain "Waiver of the Visa" on arrival at a cost of TT$400. Citizens of other countries who require a visa may also obtain a "Waiver of the Visa" on arrival if they are holding of a copy of a pre-arranged approval from immigration and if they are not citizens of North Korea, Republic of Macedonia, or Vietnam, or holders of normal passports issued by China, Cuba and Haiti.

Citizens of Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Iceland, Israel, Liechtenstein, Mexico, Norway, South Korea, Switzerland, Uruguay and Venezuela may extend their stay.

Holders of diplomatic or service/official passports of China and Haiti do not require a visa.

Tourist arrival statistics[edit]

Most visitors arriving to Trinidad and Tobago on short term basis in 2014 were from the following countries of nationality:[5]

Rank Country Number
1  United States 161,539
2  Canada 54,877
3  United Kingdom 37,473
4  Guyana 23,061
5  Venezuela 21,052
6  Barbados 11,629
7  Grenada 6,922
8  Germany 5,154
9  India 3,291
Total 412,447

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ Agreement between the European Union and the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago on the short-stay visa waiver
  3. ^ VISA REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL COUNTRIES
  4. ^ "Visa Information". Timatic. IATA. Retrieved 17 December 2013. 
  5. ^ T&T – Stopover Arrivals By Main Markets 1995-YTD

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