What Do You Need to Travel to Turks and Caicos?

Are you planning a trip to the

Turks and Caicos Islands

? If so, you'll need to make sure you have all the necessary documents and information before you go. All travelers 10 years of age or older, regardless of citizenship, must provide proof of a COVID-19 test result to enter TCI. At this time, testing for vaccination will not replace a negative test result. A secured TCI travel authorization, insurance, or COVID-19 test are no longer required.The first thing you'll need is a valid passport.

Your passport must be valid for at least 6 months from the date of entry to the Turks and Caicos Islands. Entry requirements vary depending on the type of passport you use to travel. Before you travel, check with your carrier for passport requirements. Your passport validity rules may be more stringent than the country's entry rules.

Although the Government of Canada issues passports with a gender identifier “X”, it cannot guarantee their entry into or transit through other countries.You may face entry restrictions in countries that don't recognize the gender identifier “X”. Before leaving, check with the foreign representative closest to your destination. Different entry rules may apply when traveling with a temporary passport or emergency travel document.For Turks and Caicos Islands residents traveling to the U.S., please note that a test will be required for all trips, regardless of the length of stay in the U.S. To enter the Turks and Caicos Islands, passports must be valid no less than three (months) before their expiration.Subregulation 4 of Regulation 8, which relates to the closure of airports and seaports, was amended to remove the restriction on incoming flights in order to return islanders or residents of the Turks and Caicos Islands to the Islands.

The Government of the Turks and Caicos Islands has worked closely with its valued private sector partners to ensure that the destination far exceeds the current testing capacity for both visitors and residents.Two pages are required for the entry stamp. The Government of the Turks and Caicos Islands, through the TCI Insured Portal, reserves the right to accept or reject medical exemptions and may therefore deny entry to the Turks and Caicos Islands on this basis.There are two hospitals in Providenciales and Gran Turca managed by InterHealth Canada that can address medical needs that are not life-threatening. This amendment to the Main Regulations provides for the return of Turks and Caicos Islanders, students and residents to the Turks and Caicos Islands.If you are planning to buy property or make other investments in the Turks and Caicos Islands, seek legal advice in Canada and the Turks and Caicos Islands. If you're not sure how the entry requirements apply to the Turks and Caicos Islands, contact the UK embassy, high commission or consulate.All unvaccinated or partially vaccinated residents returning to the Turks and Caicos Islands must upload a negative COVID-19 test to the TCI Assured Portal within 3 days of travel.

UK emergency travel documents are accepted for entry, air transit and exit from the Turks and Caicos Islands.There is no public transportation available in the Turks and Caicos Islands, but taxis, which are usually shuttle vans, are easily available. Your airline will check your vaccination status upon check-in and upon arrival in the Turks and Caicos Islands immigration officials will give you permission to stay for up to 90 days.