The Turks and Caicos Islands are a British Overseas Territory. The Turks and Caicos Islands Constitution Order 2011 provides for an elected Government comprising of a Ministerial Cabinet and an elected House of Assembly.

Find out more on our Turks and Caicos Islands news page.

The Governor is appointed by the King to be his representative and to carry out key duties to support the people of the Islands such as chairing Cabinet and ensuring the good governance of the Territory.

The Constitution also reserved to the Governor responsibility for defence, external affairs, the regulation of international financial services; and internal security, including the police force. The King also has the power to legislate for the Islands by Order in Council and to instruct the Governor through the British Government’s Secretary of State for Foreign & Commonwealth Affairs.


You can check whether you need a visa and apply for one. If you have any questions about the application process or your visa status, contact UK Visas and Immigration.

Births, deaths and marriages

Information on how you can register a birth or death which occurred overseas, and legal documents for couples marrying or entering into civil partnerships abroad.

Passports and emergency travel documents

Find out how to renew or replace your British passport when outside of the UK.

You can apply for an emergency travel document if you need to travel urgently and cannot use your passport because it is lost, stolen or damaged.

Travel advice

Our travel advice for the Turks and Caicos Islands provides Information on staying safe and avoiding problems when travelling in the Turks and Caicos Islands.

Legalisation service

The legalisation service provides official confirmation that your UK public documentation is genuine so it can be accepted by foreign authorities. The UK does not require any documents to be legalised for use within the UK.

Consular fees

Consular fees provide information on the current cost of our services that you need to pay for.

Our people

Governor to Turks and Caicos Islands
Dileeni Daniel-Selvaratnam

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649 946 2308/9

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