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Turks and Caicos Islands Visa and Passport Requirements

Passport required Return ticket required Visa Required
EU Yes Yes No
USA Yes Yes No
Canadian Yes Yes No
Australian Yes Yes No
British Yes Yes No


To enter the Turks and Caicos, a passport valid for the duration of stay is required by all nationals referred to in the chart above.


Visas are not required by all nationals referred to in the chart above for stays in the Turks and Caicos of up to 90 days, although this decision rests with the immigration officer.

Nationals not referred to in the chart are advised to contact the Home Office in the UK or their local British Embassy to check visa requirements for the Turks and Caicos.

Visa Note

You must hold an onward ticket.

Types and Cost

Single visitor's visa: US$150.

British embassies charge £115 for receiving, handling and forwarding visa applications for British Overseas Territories.

Application to

British Consulate (or consular section at embassy) or High Commission.

Working days

Allow three weeks to a month if applying for a visa.

Entry with pets

If bringing a pet to the Turks and Caicos, you animal must have a health certificate issued by the veterinary authority of the country of origin stating the animal has been identified with a microchip or tattoo, shows no signs of disease, and has up-to-date vaccinations.

This page reflects our understanding of current rules for the most common types of travel to the said country. However, please note that each authority sets and forces entry rules, hence we strongly recommend that you verify critical information with the relevant embassy before travel.

Embassies and tourist offices

Diplomatic Representation

The Turks and Caicos Islands are a British Overseas Territory and are formally represented abroad by British diplomatic missions.

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Governor's Office

Telephone: (649) 946 2308/2909.
Address: Waterloo, Governor's House, Grand Turk, ,
Opening times:

Mon-Fri: 0800-1630

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