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Trinidad and Tobago

How To Open A Bank Account In Trinidad And Tobago

Wednesday July 15, 2020 (16:27:14)

Trinidad and Tobago consists of two main islands and is one of the most prosperous countries in the Caribbean. There are eight commercial banks operating there, with a network of over 123 branches, employing around 7,400 staff across the islands. The commercial banks remain the single largest group of financial institutions in terms of assets.   more ...

Trinidad and Tobago > Property

Trinidad and Tobago

How To Buy Or Rent Property In Trinidad And Tobago

Monday April 27, 2020 (12:15:09)

Renting property

Finding a place to rent in Trinidad and Tobago is very straightforward, and the law is on your side. All landlords and tenants must register with the Rent Assessment Board, which helps protect both the tenant and the landlord if/when rent adjustments are made. You will need to re-register each time you sign a new rental contract. The Board will get involved in any disputes between landlords and tenants.   more ...

Trinidad and Tobago > Moving

Trinidad and Tobago

How To Apply For A Visa In Trinidad and Tobago

Friday March 20, 2020 (11:07:37)

You must obtain a visa to visit Trinidad and Tobago, unless you are a national of a visa-exempt country. Trinidad and Tobago have a reciprocal agreement with the European Union (EU), allowing all citizens of states that are parties of the Schengen Agreement to stay without a visa for a period of up to 90 days in any 180-day period. Trinidad and Tobago requires a minimum passport validity of at least six months after your travel departure date, at least two blank pages in your passport (for stamps, visas etc.), and proof of either onward or return travel.

It is possible to apply for visa/stay extensions from the Passport and Immigration Department in Port of Spain (Trinidad) or Scarborough (Tobago). UK Emergency Travel Documents are accepted for both entry and exit, as well as airside transit. You can check whether you will require any specific vaccinations (such as for Yellow Fever) here.   more ...

Trinidad and Tobago > Moving

Trinidad and Tobago

Getting Your ID Card And Police Certificate In Trinidad And Tobago

Friday July 27, 2018 (14:08:34)

Ask any expat what their least favourite part of living abroad is, and it’s likely you’ll be told that it’s the visa application and seemingly endless paperwork, the loops you have to jump through to get them, and the frustratingly long application processes.   more ...

Trinidad and Tobago > Working

Trinidad and Tobago

How To Find A Job In Trinidad And Tobago

Thursday March 08, 2018 (09:41:23)

Boasting the combination of an English-speaking society and Caribbean sunshine, the island state of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago is an attractive destination for expats looking to enjoy working life overseas. We take a look at the employment options.

Work Permits

Trinidad and Tobago have an official combined workforce of just under 650,000 people. The unemployment rate in recent years has been comfortably under five percent, performing better than the US for many years and very well against some European countries.   more ...

Trinidad and Tobago > Living

Trinidad and Tobago

Fun Activities For Expat Kids In Trinidad And Tobago

Friday February 16, 2018 (11:53:09)

Moving to Trinidad and Tobago will be a big adventure; there are fun things for all the family to do there.   more ...

Trinidad and Tobago > Living

Trinidad and Tobago

An Expat Guide To Food And Drink In Trinidad And Tobago

Friday November 10, 2017 (14:50:15)

The twin archipelagic states of Trinidad and Tobago are located in the North Atlantic Ocean in the Caribbean, and share maritime boundaries with places such as Barbados, Guyana, Grenada and Venezuela. Tourists from all around the world head to this popular destination for sun, sand and good times.   more ...

Trinidad and Tobago > Living

Trinidad and Tobago

An Expat Guide To Retiring In Trinidad And Tobago

Friday September 08, 2017 (09:14:53)

Retiring abroad is on the minds of many a potential expat. With the world becoming a smaller place, and with upgrades in travel and communication everyday, retiring abroad is easier than ever before. It is however a huge step - one that requires careful planning and research.   more ...

Trinidad and Tobago > Health

Trinidad and Tobago

An Expat Guide To Healthcare In Trinidad & Tobago

Friday July 28, 2017 (14:29:04)

Teeming with natural beauty, the birthplace of the steel pan, the limbo dance and several unique music styles is located just off the northern edge of the South American mainland. Calm, peaceful and serene are some of the first words that will come to mind when you visit the twin island country of Trinidad and Tobago.   more ...

Trinidad and Tobago > Living

Trinidad and Tobago

An Expat Guide To Local Cultural Activities In Trinidad & Tobago

Friday July 21, 2017 (14:30:57)
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Trinidad and Tobago is made up of a blend of different cultures that have their roots in Africa, the Middle East, India, China and Europe. The local culture is also influenced by the Native Americans. The diversity of these islands is apparent in the various religions that co-exist there.

In Trinidad and Tobago, expats will find churches, temples and mosques existing beside each other. Each culture contributes to the islands’ identity and environment, and festivals are joint celebrations. Regardless of their origins, the people of Trinidad and Tobago and hospitable by nature and welcoming to visitors. Celebrations and festivals take place throughout the year.   more ...

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