Vision
To be the Premier Immigration Division in the Caribbean and to be a leader in Public Service Reform.
Mission
To promote National Security by effectively monitoring the movement of persons into, within and out of the country and to provide an efficient and effective passport service.
Legislation
The functions of the Immigration Division are governed by the Immigration Act and Regulations which make provisions for the admission of persons, refusal of entry, grant of resident status, process of deportation and conducting Special Inquiries and the grant of clearance to vessels and crew entering and departing the country.
CSME
The CARICOM Single Market and Economy(CSME) came into being in 2006. Twelve member states of CARICOM committed to the Free Movement of People.
Ministers Permit
The Minister with responsibility for Immigration may issue a Minister’s Permit to anyone he sees fit either to enter Trinidad and Tobago or being therein to remain for a period of time as specified in the Permit.
Student Permit
Persons 16 years and over, coming for tertiary education (with the exception of the University of the West Indies, for which a Student Pemit is not required), technical training, religious studies or English as a Second Language (ESL) or GCE/CXC o’ Level/A’ Level classes (CARICOM Citizens only) at private institutions.
Passport
Every person (including minors) seeking admission at a port of entry in Trinidad and Tobago must be in possession of a valid travel document/passport.
Visa
CARICOM except Haiti (Holders of Diplomatic, Official or Service Passports from Haiti do not require visas).
WELCOME

The Immigration Division embraces the opportunity of providing information to it’s customers through this website. The Division welcomes you to this site and hopes it provides you with useful information to assist in accessing our services.
PASSPORTS
To Entitlement to a Trinidad and Tobago Passport is Restricted to Citizens of Trinidad and Tobago only. The service is provided at Immigration Office and at Foreign Missions in Trinidad and Tobago.
PERMANENT RESIDENCE & CITIZENSHIP
Non Nationals of Trinidad and Tobago who are described in Section 6(1) of the Immigration Act may apply to the Minister of National Security...
PERMITS
The Minister with responsibility for Immigration may issue a Minister’s Permit to anyone he sees fit either to enter Trinidad...
EXTENSIONS
A permitted entrant to Trinidad and Tobago who requires an Extension of Stay to remain in the country shall appear before the Immigration Authorities in Trinidad and Tobago
CSME
The CARICOM Single Market (CSM) came into being in 2006.  Twelve member states of CARICOM committed to the Free Movement of People.
VISAS
Citizens and residents of Trinidad and Tobago do not require visas for entry into Trinidad and Tobago.