Entry Testing dropped

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Entry Testing dropped

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As of 1 July there is no longer the requirement for persons entering TnT to present a -ve Covid test.

Confirmation of this was given by the Minister at yesterday's press conference and is now widely reported in the usual domains.
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Re: Entry Testing dropped Please note !!

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This is from the UK Gov site ! The ONLY place for information , do not rely on FB, " Well I heard", etc.

NOTE: Face masks are still to be worn and maybe that is what has kept the island so safe ? Covid-19 was and is taken very seriously on island!!

"All travellers
From 1 July, travellers (whether vaccinated or unvaccinated against COVID-19) no longer have to produce a negative RT-PCR test or an Antigen Test to enter Trinidad and Tobago.

Facemasks are mandatory, and it is a legal requirement for all individuals aged 8 years and over to wear a mask in public spaces. Failure to do so attracts a fine. You should adhere to all precautionary measures put in place by the local authorities including the mandatory wearing of facemasks in vehicles unless occupants are family members who live under the same roof.

During travel, all passengers arriving into Trinidad and Tobago must wear properly fitting face masks and are encouraged to adhere to existing public health and social measures. Visit the Ministry of Health website for full detail.

Children and young people
Children aged 18 and under can follow the rules for adult travellers to enter Trinidad and Tobago.

From 1 July, travellers no longer need to produce a negative RT-PCR test or an Antigen test to enter Trinidad and Tobago."
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Re: Entry Testing dropped

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sorry, genuinely confused. Is that not what i said or have i mis-read something ? :D . My source was the transcript of the announcement.

sincerely - always happy to be corrected, wouldn't be the first time it's been needed #-o
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Re: Entry Testing dropped. Passports need 6 months left on them.

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Latest update regarding entry rules! Note the validity of your passport !!
We have had guests fall foul of this !!
This page reflects the UK government’s understanding of current rules for people travelling on a full ‘British Citizen’ passport from the UK, for the most common types of travel.

The authorities in Trinidad and Tobago set and enforce entry rules.

All travellers
Effective 1 June the TTravel Pass for entry into Trinidad and Tobago was discontinued.

Effective 1 July, travellers (vaccinated or unvaccinated against COVID 19) entering Trinidad and Tobago no longer have to produce a negative RT-PCR Test or an Antigen Test as a requirement for entry.

During travel, all passengers arriving into Trinidad and Tobago are encouraged to wear properly fitting facemasks and to adhere to existing public health and social measures, though the wearing of facemasks is not obligatory from 17 July 2022. Visit the Ministry of Health website for full detail.

Children and young people
Children aged 18 and under can follow the rules for adult travellers to enter Trinidad and Tobago.

From 1 July, travellers no longer need to produce a negative RT-PCR test or an Antigen test to enter Trinidad and Tobago.

If you’re transiting through Trinidad and Tobago
Transiting is when you pass through one country on the way to your final destination.

Travellers transiting through Trinidad and Tobago on their way to another country and who are staying in the airport (airside) are not subject to any vaccination requirement.

However, if you need to pass through immigration, for example to stay in a hotel for a flight the next day (sometimes known as a layover) or in order to board a connecting flight at a different airport Terminal, you will need to follow T&T’s general vaccination requirements. From 1 July, travellers entering Trinidad and Tobago will no longer have to produce a negative RT-PCR test or an Antigen test as a requirement for entry.

Further information about transiting through Trinidad and Tobago can be found on the TTravel Pass website.

Sailing travel restrictions
You can sail into and transit out of the marinas or Chaguaramas Bay. Effective 17 July 2022 you are no longer required to wear a mask. Failure to follow government regulations could result in being intercepted by the Coast Guard and being handed over to the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service. If you are entering Trinidad & Tobago by boat for the first time you will be required to clear Immigration and Customs first in Trinidad, not Tobago.

Check your passport and travel documents before you travel
Check with your travel provider to make sure your passport and other travel documents meet their requirements.

Passport validity
If you are visiting Trinidad and Tobago, your passport should be valid for a minimum of six months from the date you arrive.

Further details on these and other entry requirements can be found on the Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago’s Immigration Division website or by contacting the High Commission of Trinidad and Tobago in London.

Visas
You do not need a visa to visit Trinidad and Tobago as a visitor. Visitors are generally given 90 days to remain in the country, but extensions can be obtained from the Passport and Immigration Department, in Port of Spain (Trinidad) and Scarborough (Tobago).

You must be in possession of a valid return ticket and have sufficient funds for your stay in Trinidad and Tobago. Further details on these and other entry requirements can be found on the Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago’s Immigration Division website or by contacting the High Commission of Trinidad and Tobago in London.

Returning residents may be asked to show their residence/ work permits on arrival into Trinidad & Tobago.

Entry stamps
If you are a British national and the entry stamp in your passport is due to expire you should email [email protected] with a scanned copy of the biodata page of your passport, a copy of your last entry stamp, your address in T&T and a contact number.

If you are a British national with a work permit that is due to expire, you should request an entry stamp extension as detailed above whilst your work permit application is under consideration.

UK Emergency Travel Documents
UK Emergency Travel Documents are accepted for entry, airside transit and exit from Trinidad and Tobago.


Effective 1 June the TTravel Pass for entry into Trinidad and Tobago was discontinued.

Effective 1 July, travellers (vaccinated or unvaccinated against COVID 19) entering Trinidad and Tobago no longer have to produce a negative RT-PCR Test or an Antigen Test as a requirement for entry.

During travel, all passengers arriving into Trinidad and Tobago are encouraged to wear properly fitting facemasks and to adhere to existing public health and social measures, though the wearing of facemasks is not obligatory from 17 July 2022. Visit the Ministry of Health website for full detail.
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Re: Entry Testing dropped

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Arrived on a pretty full BA flight last night, 100(?)6th Sept ). Immigration and baggage claim really efficient, sailed through. All officials and a lot of locals still wearing masks and hand washing advised. ( Pennysavers etc ) Tobago still takes Covid-19 very seriously , more so than at home in UK !
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Re: Entry Testing dropped

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Thanks for the update Chris; I'm back in next week so your experience bodes well
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