Trinidad and Tobago (Travel Restrictions, COVID Tests & Quarantine Requirements)

This page was last updated on 21 July, 2021.


At a Glance

Travel Restrictions

Tourist Entry: Partially Allowed
Testing: Not Required
Quarantine Required: Yes
Quarantine Details: Quarantine for 14 days required for all countries.

Local Restrictions

Lockdown in Effect: Partial
Events: Partially Allowed
Transport: Operational with restrictions
Shopping: Open
Restaurants and Bars: Delivery/Takeout only

Detailed Travel Advisory

Published 20.07.2021
1. Passengers must complete the information for the “TTravel Pass” at . They will receive a registration number and a confirmation email to be presented prior to boarding and upon arrival.
2. Passengers who have not been fully vaccinated must:
– enter via Trinidad; and
– have a proof of hotel quarantine accommodation and approved transport.
3. Passengers are subject to medical screening upon arrival.
4. Passengers could be subject to quarantine.
5. More information can be found at


Detailed Tourist Information

The borders of Trinidad and Tobago are closed. Airports and seaports are closed.

Only citizens and legal residents, including students, and cruise ship employees who apply for an exemption are being allowed re-entry, subject to mandatory quarantine protocols.

Returning nationals and authorized residents are required to present a negative COVID-19 polymerase chain reaction (PCR) recorded 72 hours before arrival. Upon arrival, passengers will be placed in a state or state-supervised quarantine facility for seven days; they will be tested on the sixth day and released once this test is negative. Travelers who have been in the UK 14 days before arrival must complete a 14-day quarantine at a state or state-supervised quarantine facility.

Lockdown Details

Schools and universities remain closed for most year groups.

The government has introduced a range of restrictions to curtail the increase in COVID-19 cases. Effective 16 May 2021, a State of Emergency came into effect. A curfew is now in place from 9pm to 5am. Public gatherings are limited to groups of 5 people (10 for weddings and funerals). From 19 July, the government will ease certain restrictions permitting the food service sector to operate take-away services, drive-through and curb side pick-up. Restaurant in-room dining remains prohibited. Bars, cinemas, casinos and all non-essential retail continue to be closed. All places of worships, gyms, spas, hairdressers and clubs or theatres are closed. Beaches, rivers and public pools are also off-limits for members of the public. Outdoor sports or exercise in public places is now permitted in groups of 5 or less, however team-sports are not currently allowed. The public service is operating on an essential service basis only.

Supermarkets, pharmacies and other essential retail remain open under restricted operating hours.

The inter-island ferry service operating between Trinidad and Tobago has a reduced frequency of 25% and flights have been reduced to three per day for essential travel only (social distancing protocols in place). Public transport is also operating at 50% capacity.

The government of Trinidad and Tobago reviews these public health restrictions regularly.

Under the public health regulations of 31 August 2020, it is a legal requirement for all individuals aged 8 years and over to wear a mask in public spaces, including when travelling in private vehicles. Failure to do so attracts a fine. You should adhere to all precautionary measures put in place by the local authorities.

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