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Last update 13 July 2018Diplomatic missions

Risk index

Level 1: Without special recommendations

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Regular passport: visa not required

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Official passport: visa not required

Republic of Trinidad and Tobago

The Republic of Bulgaria does not have an embassy in Trinidad and Tobago. For any consular issues, all Bulgarian citizens (staying either short-term or long-term) in Trinidad and Tobago, can refer to the Bulgarian Embassy in Brazil

Embassy of the Republic of Bulgaria in Brazil
Address: SEN Av. das Nações, Qd. 801, Lt. 08, CEP 70432-900, Brasília DF
Telephone: +5561 3223 6193; +5561 3223 9849
Fax: +55 61 3323 3285
Office hours: 09:00 – 17:00 h
Е-mail: [email protected]
Website: www.mfa.bg/embassies/brazil

General information

general information

Local Currency

1 Trinidad and Tobago-Dollar (TT$) = 100 cents (c) 

Crime Level and Security

Particular attention should be given to personal safety. In Trinidad, and particularly in the area of the capital city Port of Spain, you are at risk of assaults and muggings. Attacks on foreigners have been reported in many locations. The crime level in bigger cities is quite high. It is therefore advisable not to carry large sums of money on your person, and also to have photocopied your ID documents in advance. Be especially careful in the dark hours. Avoid secluded places as much as possible. In Trinidad, tourists are also often reported as victims of violence and pick-pockets.

Customs Regulations

You are allowed to bring into the country an unlimited amount of money in local and/or foreign currency, however, it must be declared. It is advisable to carry dollar bills, traveller’s checks, or credit cards. You can bring items for personal use duty-free, including up to 200 cigarettes, 50 cigars, 250 g tobacco, and 1 litre of liquor. Furthermore, no duty is levied on gifts worth less than USD 50.

You are allowed to take out of the country local currency not exceeding 200 local dollars, and also the amount in a foreign currency that you declared on entering the country.

Local Laws

Homosexuality is illegal in Trinidad and Tobago.

Road Travel

In Trinidad and Tobago, traffic moves in the left-hand lane.

Climate

There are no distinct seasons but only alternating rainy and dry periods. The rainy period normally lasts from June to December. The period from June to November is characterized by strong winds, rain and fires, which can sometimes pose a serious danger.

Travel papers and visas

 

You must have a valid passport. No visa is required for a stay of up to 90 days in Trinidad and Tobago.

There are no special vaccination requirements before travelling.

Practical advice

 

An initial period of acclimatisation is required during which major physical activity should be avoided. 

Make sure you drink plenty of fluids during the hot period. 

Avoid foods rich in fats and too much alcohol. 

Make sure you maintain proper personal hygiene and wash your hands frequently. 

When eating fresh fruit and vegetables, be sure to wash them thoroughly. 

Do not drink tap water.

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