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Turks and Caicos Islands - Obtain National TCI Status Card

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  1. To obtain a National TCI Status Card, applicants will need to submit an application to the Immigration Office.
  2. You may use the link provided under 'Documents to Use' section to download the form.
  3. Submit the completed form and all the required documents to the Immigration officer.


Required Documents[edit]

  • Applicant's Birth Certificate
  • Applicant's Marriage Certificate
  • Mother/Father's Birth Certificate
  • Applicant's Adoption Certificate (if applicable)
  • Applicant's Divorce Certificate (if applicable)
  • Applicant's Belonger Certificate
  • Applicant's Husband's/Wife's Birth Certificate
  • Two certified passport sized photographs of applicant
  • Applicant's Naturalisation/Registration Certificate
  • Evidence of Residence in the islands (if applicable)

Note: Laminated documents will not be accepted for National Turks and Card Islander Status Card applications.

Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

Ministry of Border Control and Employment

Grand Turk

Three Degrees Office Complex
Airport Road, Grand Turk
Turks and Caicos Islands, British West Indies

Office of the Minister and Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Border Control and Labour
Telephone: (649) 946-2801 Extn 40709
Fax: (649) 946-2885
Email: [email protected]

Registration and Citizenship
Tel: 946-2801 Extn 41702
Fax: 946-1394

One Stop Shop
Tel: 946-2801 Extn 10605, 10606
Fax: 946-2924


Sams Building
Down Town, Providenciales
Turks and Caicos Islands, British West Indies

Registration and Citizenship
Tel: 946-2801 Extn 81438, 81440
Fax: 941-8847

One Stop Shop
Tel: 946-2801 Extn 81444

South Caicos

Basden Hill, South Caicos
Tel: 946-3355
Fax: 946-3355

North Caicos

Paul Higgs Building
Bottle Creek, North Caicos
Tel: 946-7375
Fax: 946-7375


Provide eligibility criteria's for going through this procedure.


Explain the fees structure which is required for obtaining the certificate/document.


Explain the time until which the certificate/document is valid.
e.g. Birth Certificate Valid Forever

Documents to Use[edit]

Application Form for National TCI Status Card (PDF)

Sample Documents[edit]

Please attach sample completed documents that would help other people.

Processing Time[edit]

Please explain processing time taken in obtaining the document/certificate.

Related Videos[edit]

Videos explaining the procedure or to fill the applications. 
Attach videos using the following tag <&video type="website">video ID|width|height<&/video&> from external websites.
Please remove the "&" inside the tags during implementation.
Website = allocine, blip, dailymotion, facebook, gametrailers, googlevideo, html5, metacafe, myspace, revver, 
sevenload, viddler, vimeo, youku, youtube
width = 560, height = 340, Video ID = Can be obtained from the URL of webpage where the video is displayed.
e.g In the following url "" Video ID is "Y0US7oR_t3M". 


Please provide instructions on obtaining the certificate/documents.
e.g. The state office holds birth records since january 1908.

Required Information[edit]

A list which displays the kind of information which is required to complete the procedure.
1. Date of Birth.
2. City or County of Birth.

Need for the Document[edit]

This procedure provides information on how you can obtain a National TCI Status Card in Turks and Caicos Islands.

Information which might help[edit]

Collecting the Card

Applicants who are 18 years of age and over are expected to appear in person to receive their Card. If the applicant cannot appear in person and would like to have someone collect his/her Card, this person must have a typed and signed letter of consent from the applicant allowing him/her to collect the Card as well a valid picture ID for verification.

In case of persons under the age of 18, either parent of the child is reuired to appear in person to receive the child's Card.

Other uses of the Document/Certificate[edit]

Please explain what are other uses of obtaining this document/certificate.
e.g. Birth Certificate can be used as proof of identity.

External Links[edit]

Ministry of Border Control and Employment


More information which might help people.