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Turks and Caicos Islands - Obtain Visitors / Tourist Visa

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  1. To obtain a visitor's visa, you will need to submit a completed application to the nearest British High Commission, Embassy or Consulate, or to the Director of Immigration, Grand Turk. Note: Address and contact numbers provided below.
  2. You will also need to submit all the required supporting documents (see list below).
  3. Pay the non-refundable administrative fee.


Required Documents[edit]

  • Completed application
  • 2 Photos (must be Certified by a Justice of the Peace)
  • A Current Police Record from Country of Origin (must be translated if not in English)
  • Job Letter (if Self-Employed Proof of Company Business License)
  • Original Bank Reference Letter on Applicant's Behalf
  • Applicant's Passport (must be Valid Six Months prior to Expiration Date)
  • Copy of Surety's Identification (must be Certified)
  • Covering Letter from Surety Applying for a Visa on behalf of the Applicant
  • Original School Letter
  • Parents Legal Status (in the country where he/she resides)
  • Evidence of Surety Legal Status in TCI
  • Administrative Fee ($100 Non-Refundable)
  • Upon Approval an Additional Payment ($150)

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]

Border Control and Enforcement (Immigration)
Tel: 946-2801 Extn 40709, 40710
Fax: 946-2885

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

Border Control and Enforcement (Immigration)
Tel: 946-2801 Extn 81412
Fax: 946-4263

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

British Embassy or High Commission - Offices


Countries and Territories whose Nationals or Citizens do NOT require visas for the Turks and Caicos Islands - Link


Visitor's Visas:

  • For a single entry visitors visa : $150
  • For a one year multiple entry business visa : $500
  • For a student visa: $300

In addition, there is also a non-refundable application fee of $100.


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The Immigration Ordinance and Regulation subsection (8) (2) states: Applications for, entry clearance shall be made from outside the Islands to the nearest British High Commission, Embassy or Consulate, or to the Director of Immigration, Grand Turk.

The Director of Immigration may grant or decline a visa application under his statutory powers.

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