Passport, Visa, Embassy

Passport & Visa Info
The following details relate to holders of adult normal passports (requirements for children may be different), if any other type of passport or travel document is held, entry requirements should be checked with the relevant embassy or consulate.


Required, but NOT by the following:
1) Citizens of Canada & United States provided holding a birth certificate & photo identity document.

Passport Validity: Passports must be valid for 6 months.

The following DO NOT require a visa:
1) Citizens of Canada & United States.
2) Citizens of:
a) United Kingdom.
b) Antigua & Barbuda, Australia, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belize, Botswana, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Cyprus, Dominica, Fiji, Gambia, Ghana, Grenada, Guyana, India, Jamaica, Kenya, Kiribati, Lesotho, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Mauritius, Nauru, New Zealand, Nigeria, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Sri Lanka, St. Kitts & Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent & Grenadines, Swaziland, Tanzania, Tonga, Trinidad & Tobago, Tuvalu, Uganda, Vanuatu & Zambia.
3) Nationals of Argentina, Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Chile, China, Congo Dem Rep, Costa Rica, Cote d'Ivoire, Denmark, Ecuador, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland Rep, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea (South), Kuwait, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Mexico, Monaco, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Norway, Oman, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Spain, Suriname, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Vatican City, Vietnam & Yemen.

Air Transit
Required by all except those as noted above and:
1) Persons continuing their journey to another country within 24 hours by the same or first connecting aircraft without leaving the transit area, provided holding tickets & documents for onward destinations.

Special Notes
All visitors must hold onward/return tickets & documents required for next destination.

U.S. Embassy or Consulate in Turks & Caicos Islands
Embassy Office
42 Queen Street
Nassau, The Bahamas (next to the McDonald’s Restaurant and across from the British Colonial Hilton Hotel.)
Fax: (242) 356-7174
Tel: (242) 322-1181, (242) 328-2206 after-hours
Office hour: Mondays and Fridays, 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. and Wednesdays, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. (except for U.S. and Bahamian holidays)

Turks & Caicos Islands Embassy or Consulate in U.S.

Washington DC Office
925 Fifteenth Street N.W.
Suite 300
Washington, D.C. 20005
Tel: 1-800-874-5100, 202-638-3800
Fax: 202-638-4674

New York Office
641 Lexington Avenue
Suite 1435
New York, NY 10022
Tel: 1- 877-874-5104, 212-223-1735
Fax: 212-634-6361

San Francisco Office
3 Embarcadero Center
Lobby Level, Suite 2
San Francisco, CA 94111
Tel: 1-888-874-5100, 415-399-1515
Fax: 415-399-1001

Turks & Caicos Islands Embassy or Consulate in UK
Visas are not required if you have a valid UK Passport. The Turks and Caicos Islands Immigration department will normally, in the first instance, give you permission to stay for up to 30 days. You will need a permit to work on any of the islands.
For visa enquiries, non-British passport holders should contact the TCI Immigration Department on +1 649 946 2801.

Turks & Caicos Islands Embassy or Consulate Office in London
Turks and Caicos Islands Tourist Board
42 Westminster Palace Gardens
1 – 7 Artillery Row
London SW1P 1RR
Tel: 020-7222-9024
Fax: 020-7222-9025

Turks & Caicos Islands Embassy or Consulate Office in New York
Earl Higgs, Manager
Suite 2817
The Lincoln Building
60 East 42nd Street
New York, New York 10165
Telephone: 646-375-8830 — Fax: 646-375-8835

Turks & Caicos Islands Embassy or Consulate Office in Miami
David Fenimore
786.290.6199 p
305.671.3253 f

Turks & Caicos Islands Embassy or Consulate Office in Providenciales
Stubbs Diamond Plaza
Providenciales, Turks & Caicos Islands
British West Indies
Telephone: 649-946-4970 — Fax: 649-941-5494

Turks & Caicos Islands Embassy or Consulate Office in Grand Turk
Front Street
Grand Turk, Turks & Caicos Islands
British West Indies
P.O Box 128
Telephone: 649-946-2321 — Fax: 649-946-2733

Turks & Caicos Islands official tourism board office
Turks & Caicos Islands Tourist Board
175 Bloor Street East
Suite 307, South Tower
Box 22
Toronto, ON
M4W 3R8
Tel: 416-642-9771 / 9772 / 9773
Fax: 416-642-9774
Toll Free: 866-413-8875
Cell: 416-819-4319
Also check out: Turks and Caicos Island Tourism Guide