Trinidad & Tobago Covid 19 Update

On July 17 2021, the borders of Trinidad and Tobago was reopened and has recommenced International Flights to Nationals and Non-Nationals.

Crew Change Restrictions

  • Crew Change is Feasible at all Ports.
  • Restricted Ports (N/A)
  • Nationalities Restricted As per attached Visa Listing
  • Where the Last Port of entry was a high-risk country, the vessel will not be granted entry into Trinidad and Tobago.
  • International Flight Schedules has resumed.
  • COVID-19 Vaccines are not available for Crew. 
  • Medical Facilities availability for Non-COVID 19 related issues to be approved by local authorities.
  • Min Lead Days Required for crew change arrangements is Seventy-two (72) hours prior to the vessel arrival.
  • Shore leave for crew recreational activities is prohibited

Procedures to be followed once a crew has contracted COVID 19 upon arrival.

  • Vessel and Crew to remain quarantined onboard the vessel at the designated anchorage/port of arrival.
  • Local agents to engage with the Vessel’s P&I Club to further evaluate the situation with dialogue with our local authorities to treat the case.

The government of Trinidad and Tobago has implemented new procedures and a Travel Pass system which must be completed prior to entry via the link listed. TTravel Pass Link.

Procedures to be followed.
  • All passengers, including children, must complete an individual application to obtain a TTravel Pass to present to the relevant airline and Border Control Authorities in Trinidad and Tobago.
  • All Passengers must complete the entire application process and receive their TTravel Pass before the check-in time for the relevant flight.
  • Passengers will NOT be allowed to board the flight without a TTravel Pass and proof of a negative PCR Test taken no earlier than seventy-two (72) hours prior to arrival into Trinidad and Tobago.
  • The receipt of a TTravel Pass does not guarantee access to the flight nor entry into Trinidad and Tobago. All passengers are still subjected to the validation process of the airlines and the Border Control Authorities in Trinidad and Tobago.
Port and Vessel restrictions as it Relates to COVID 19
  • No crew are allowed shore leave.
  • Embarkation of the crew is permitted. 
  • All personnel entering or leaving the Port must wear a mask and proper PPE in combating COVID 19.
  • There is a curfew in place from 21:00hrs to 05:00hrs. As a result, it can impact the usual turnaround of vessels.
  • Rebates will not be applied in this case.
  • Cruise ship port calls are not allowed at this time. 
Updated: July, 17, 2021
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