Entry Requirements


All visitors must hold a round trip ticket.
Visitors are allowed to stay for 90 days; this is renewable one time only


Must be valid for the duration of your trip.

Children under 16 years can travel on their parents passports (provided that they are not traveling through the US).


Applications shall be made from outside the Islands to the nearest British Visa Application Centre, or to the Director of Immigration, Grand Turk.

All citizens from the countries listed below require a passport to enter the Turks and Caicos Islands.

AnguillaDenmarkLithuaniaSaint Vincent & the Grenadines
Antigua & BarbudaDominicaLuxembourgSaudi Arabia
AustriaFalkland IslandsMonacoSlovakia
BarbadosFranceNetherlandsSolomon Islands
BelgiumGermanyNetherlands Antilles ( the former)South Africa
BelizeGibraltarNew ZealandSouth Korea
British Virgin IslandsGuyanaPitcairn IslandsSweden
BulgariaHong KongPolandSwitzerland
Cayman IslandsIcelandPanamaTrinidad & Tobago
Czech RepublicIrelandQatarUnited Arab Emirates
Chile IsraelRomaniaUnited Kingdom of Great Britain & Northern Ireland
ChinaItalyRussiaUnited States of America
Costa RicaJapanSaint Christopher (Kitts) & NevisVatican City
 CroatiaLichtensteinSaint Helena, Ascension & Tristan da CunhaVenezuela
CyprusLatviaSt Lucia 

Countries not on the list require a visa and should consult their local British Embassy or consulate for details.

Save that Nationals of countries and territories not specified above who are lawful residents of the UK, US or Canada, or who are holders of a valid visa permitting their travel to any of those three countries, may be granted leave to enter the Turks and Caicos Islands without a Turks and Caicos Islands 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.

Traveling to Turks and Caicos with Plants and Animals

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:

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.

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