All visitors must hold a round trip ticket.
Visitors are allowed to stay for 90 days; this is renewable one time only
All visitors require a passport to enter the Turks and Caicos Islands.
Please click here to review the requirements to obtain a Turks and Caicos Visitor’s Visa.
For luggage allowance, individual airlines should be contacted.
Duty free goods that may be brought into the country include: 50 cigars, 200 cigarettes, 1.136 liters of spirits or wine and perfume for personal use.
There are no restrictions for travelers on the import of cameras, film or sports equipment; in order to bring in firearms of any type (including spear guns and Hawaiian slings), one must have written approval from the Commissioner of Police. Controlled drugs and pornography are illegal.
Visitors to the TCI should know that there are conditions which must be adhered to by law when bringing in controlled/regulated commodities to the islands.
Animals including Cats and Dogs as well as live Plants and Plant Products e.g. fruits, flowers and seeds are controlled/regulated commodities.
Please read more on our Traveling with Plants and Animals page.
Private vessel entry requirements
Upon entry you will be required to fill out and present the following documentation:
- Cruising Guide to The Turks and Caicos Islands
- TCIS Pleasure Craft Report Form
- TCIS Customs Form
- TCIS Immigration Form – one per person (if remaining in the TCI for more than 24 hours); and
- Valid Passport
The U.S. Embassy advises traveling with a second form of identification, especially a government issued photo ID, in case your passport is lost or stolen. Keeping an electronic scanned copy of your passport is also helpful.