The British High Commission in Port of Spain maintains and develops relations between the UK and Trinidad and Tobago.

Some of our staff are currently working remotely due to coronavirus (COVID-19), however we are available 24/7. If you are need of urgent assistance, please call call +1 868 350 0444. Stay on the line and select the option ‘calling about an emergency involving a British national’ (option 2 then option 1) to speak to an officer.

Find out more on our UK and Trinidad and Tobago news page.

We provide services to British nationals living in and visiting Trinidad and Tobago.

You can access UK government services while in Trinidad and Tobago.

Urgent assistance

If you’re travelling in Trinidad and Tobago, see our Trinidad and Tobago Travel Advice about coronavirus (COVID-19).

See also our coronavirus travel advice for all our latest guidance on travel during coronavirus.

If you’re in Trinidad and Tobago and you need advice which is not covered by reading our travel advice then you can contact us online.

If you’re in Trinidad and Tobago and you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call +1 868 350 0444 / +44 1908 51 6666.

Get an emergency travel document

You can apply for an emergency travel document if you’re abroad and your passport has been lost or stolen, damaged or expired, and you can’t get a new or replacement passport in time to travel.

Apply online for an emergency travel document

If the person needing the emergency travel document is under 16, a parent or guardian should apply on their behalf.

If you are travelling in more than 3 weeks, check if you can get a new or replacement passport in time to travel.

If you are not a British citizen or have not had a British passport before

If you’re not sure, check if you’re a British citizen

If you’re not a British citizen but think you may be eligible, contact us to apply for an emergency travel document.

Other consular services

Notarial and documentary services

See the full list of notarial and documentary services we provide.

Consular fees

We charge fees for some of our services. See the full list of consular fees in Trinidad and Tobago.

Our people

Harriet Cross

British High Commissioner to Trinidad and Tobago

Contact us

British High Commission Port of Spain

19 St Clair Avenue
St Clair,
Port of Spain
Trinidad and Tobago

Telephone:
+ 1 868 350 0444 / +44 1908 51 6666

For help while visiting or living overseas, call +1 868 350 0444, selecting the option for British people. Your call will be answered 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You can also write to us using our contact form: www.gov.uk/contact-consulate-port-of-spain if you prefer.

The Consular Section operates an appointment-only system. Appointment times can be accessed by following the steps for the service you require on our website or by calling +1 868 350 0444.

For all other High Commission enquiries (not consular related), email: GeneralEnquiries.ptofs@fcdo.gov.uk. Please note this email is only monitored during office hours. For emergency contact or cases involving British people, please use the telephone number or the webform, which are monitored 24/7.

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Department for International Trade

British High Commission
19 St Clair Avenue; St Clair
Port of Spain
Trinidad
Trinidad and Tobago

Telephone:
+ 1 868 350 0444

Facsimile:
+ 1 868 350 0427

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Press enquiries

Press Office
British High Commission
19 St Clair Avenue,
Port of Spain,
Trinidad and Tobago

Email
generalenquiries.ptofs@fcdo.gov.uk

Telephone:
+ 1 868 350 0444

Facsimile:
+ 1 868 350 0425

Our press team answers media enquiries about the work of the UK government and the British High Commission in Port of Spain.

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