Traveling with a Trinidad and Tobago passport

The Trinidad and Tobago passport ranks in the 30th place in the global passport ranking.

Now there are 95 Trinidad and Tobago visa-free countries, including the European Union.

Moreover, Trinidad and Tobago citizens can get a visa on arrival in 30 countries. 22 countries also issue an online visa.

Trinidad and Tobago passport provides access to many countries and has an overall high mobility score.That's why it is a desirable travel document that makes foreigners wish to obtain Trinidad and Tobago citizenship.

A person is able to become a citizen by naturalization if they been resided in the territory for 12 months before applying, intend to be a resident of the country, and are of good character.

Visa-free travel is a way for Trinidad and Tobago citizens to know the world better

Traveling is a great way to know yourself, others, and the world better. When you travel visa-free, you are able to visit much more destinations, as you do not need to go through the hassle and expense of applying for a visa. 

When you visit so many destinations, you meet more people, learn about other cultures and customs, make friends, and see new sights.

So whether Trinidad and Tobago citizens are looking for friends or want to explore new horizons, visiting visa-free destinations around the world will surely help achieve those dreams.

How to apply for a Trinidad and Tobago passport 

A citizen of Trinidad and Tobago by birth, descent, registration, naturalisation, or adoption can apply for a Trinidad and Tobago passport.

In order to do that, one should make an appointment, complete the passport application form, and attach the required document.

Trinidad and Tobago citizenship by naturalization can be obtained by an adult who has been resided in the territory for 12 months prior to submitting an application, is of good character, and intends to be a resident of Trinidad and Tobago.

An applicant should send a petition to the Minister responsible for immigration, who will consider if the applicant meets all the requirements.

Why is traveling to visa-free countries great for Trinidad and Tobago citizens

Traveling to a visa-free destination has its good points for Trinidad and Tobago passport holders:

  • first, they don't have to go through the hassle of applying for a regular visa, attend an embassy, and answer officials' questions;
  • they save money, as they don't have to pay for the visa. This can be a great advantage, especially for those who are on a tight budget and don't want to spend additional money on covering the visa fee;
  • they can usually stay for up to 90 days without a visa, which is plenty of time to explore the country and see the sights;
  • they are able to travel spontaneously without having to plan their trip and wait for the visa to be approved;
  • they don't have to worry about overstaying their visa and getting into trouble with the authorities.

95 countries where Trinidad and Tobago passport holders don't need a visa

Trinidad and Tobago passport visa-free countries

  • Albania
  • Andorra
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Argentina
  • Austria
  • Bahamas
  • Barbados
  • Belgium
  • Belize
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Botswana
  • Brazil
  • Bulgaria
  • Chile
  • Colombia
  • Costa Rica
  • Croatia
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Dominica
  • Dominican Republic
  • Ecuador
  • El Salvador
  • Estonia
  • Eswatini
  • Fiji
  • Finland
  • France
  • Gambia
  • Germany
  • Ghana
  • Greece
  • Grenada
  • Guatemala
  • Guyana
  • Haiti
  • Honduras
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • Indonesia
  • Ireland
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Jamaica
  • Kenya
  • Kiribati
  • Latvia
  • Lesotho
  • Liechtenstein
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Malawi
  • Malaysia
  • Malta
  • Mauritius
  • Mexico
  • Micronesia
  • Moldova
  • Monaco
  • Montenegro
  • Netherlands
  • Nicaragua
  • Norway
  • Pakistan
  • Panama
  • Peru
  • Philippines
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Romania
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Saint Lucia
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • San Marino
  • Serbia
  • Singapore
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • South Africa
  • South Korea
  • Spain
  • Suriname
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Tanzania
  • Turkey
  • United Kingdom and Crown dependencies
  • Uruguay
  • Uzbekistan
  • Vanuatu
  • Vatican City
  • Venezuela
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe

Also, Trinidad and Tobago passport holders can get a visa on arrival in 30 countries, and apply for an online visa to 22 countries.

Visa on arrival countries

  • Armenia
  • Bangladesh
  • Benin
  • Bolivia
  • Cambodia
  • Cape Verde
  • Comoros
  • Djibouti
  • Egypt
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Iran
  • Jordan
  • Laos
  • Madagascar
  • Maldives
  • Mauritania
  • Mozambique
  • Nepal
  • Palau
  • Rwanda
  • Samoa
  • Senegal
  • Seychelles
  • Sierra Leone
  • Solomon Islands
  • Somalia
  • Timor-Leste
  • Togo
  • Tuvalu
  • Uganda

Electronic visa countries

  • Armenia
  • Australia and territories
  • Azerbaijan
  • Bahrain
  • Benin
  • Cambodia
  • Côte d'Ivoire
  • Djibouti
  • Ethiopia
  • Gabon
  • Georgia
  • India
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Laos
  • Madagascar
  • Qatar
  • Rwanda
  • São Tomé and Príncipe
  • South Sudan
  • Sri Lanka (electronic travel authorization)
  • Tajikistan
  • Ukraine


How to find out if your destination is among visa-free countries?

Your destination is a visa-free country if you can see it on the visa-free destinations list.

What to do if your destination is not a visa-free country?

If your destination is not a visa-free country, you should apply for a traditional visa, an online visa, or a visa on arrival - whatever your destination requires.

Helpful tips for traveling to non-visa-free countries

Whether you're an experienced traveler or planning your first trip abroad to a non-visa-free country, you may find these tips helpful:

  1. Research the visa requirements of each country you intend to visit. Depending on your citizenship, you may need to obtain a particular travel visa in order to enter certain countries.
  2. If you are eligible, it will be easier for you to apply for a visa online in order to avoid queues in an embassy.
  3. Pay attention to other required documents - passport must be valid for at least six months before the arrival date and have free space. Sometimes, you may need additional documents, such as insurance, onward ticket, hotel reservation, proof of having a particular sum of money, etc.
  4. It's better to make paper copies of documents to have them with you on hand in case of issues with border control.

Is it important to know the different visa requirements before traveling?

Research on different visa requirements in advance is an important thing to do, as it will prevent you from issues and problems at the entry points - such as being entry-denied, fined, or deported.

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