Media Releases


Closure of St. James Licensing Office

12 Apr 2022

The Ministry of Works and Transport wishes to advise the general public that the St. James Licensing Office is closed today Tuesday 12th April, 2022 due to a scheduled power outage as advertised by the Trinidad and Tobago Electricity Commission (T&TEC).

Closure of Arima licensing Office on 31st March to 4th April 2022

01 Apr 2022

The Ministry of Works and Transport wishes to advise the general public that the Arima Licensing Office will be closed from Thursday 31st March, 2022 to Monday 04th April, 2022

Launch of the Electronic Vehicle Inspection System

29 Mar 2022

As part of its agenda and commitment to improving the delivery of services at the Licensing Division, the Ministry of Works and Transport launched the new Electronic Vehicle Inspection System (EVIS) on March 25th, 2022.

MOWT introduces Amendments to the Demerit Point System

28 Feb 2022

The Ministry undertook a review and implemented changes to the Demerit Points System. This review took into consideration the concerns of stakeholders and the general public, as it related to the number of demerit points applicable for several minor traffic violations.

Further Extension of the Validity of Certain Documents issued by the Licensing Division

24 Jan 2022

Given the ongoing impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the operations of the Licensing Division, the Ministry of Works and Transport wishes to advise members of the public that a further extension of time has taken effect in respect of the following:

Gradual Enforcement of the Motor Vehicles and Road Traffic (Windscreen and Window Tint) Regulations, 2020

29 Dec 2021

The Ministry of Works and Transport wishes to advise the general public that there will be a transition period of six (6) months for the gradual enforcement of the Motor Vehicles and Road Traffic (Windscreen and Window Tint) Regulations, 2020 (the Regulations) effective January 1st, 2022.

Closure of Licensing Offices from Dec. 24, 2021 to Jan., 02, 2022

23 Dec 2021

The Ministry of Works and Transport wishes to advise the general public of the closure of all Licensing Offices from December 24, 2021 to January 02, 2022.

Closure of St. James Licensing Office - 30th Nov. 2021 - 3rd Dec. 2021

29 Nov 2021

The Ministry of Works and Transport wishes to advise the general public that the St. James Licensing Office will be closed from Tuesday 30th November 2021 to Friday 03rd December 2021. 

Further Extension of the Validity of Expired Licensing Documents

13 Sep 2021

Given the impact of the ongoing State of Emergency and the COVID-19 Pandemic on the operations of the Licensing Division, Cabinet of Trinidad and Tobago has taken a decision as follows:

1. Driving permits, taxi driver licences, badges, certificates or other documents issued by the Licensing Division which expired on or before January 31st 2022 shall be deemed valid until 1st February 2022.

2. Any transfer of vehicle registration required to be completed on or before January 31st, 2022 may be completed on or before 1st February, 2022.

Phase 2 - Reopening of Licensing Offices

26 Jul 2021

The Ministry of Works and Transport wishes to inform the general public that Phase Two - Reopening of all Licensing Offices commenced on Friday 23rd July, 2021with a limited appointment system still in effect. This is necessary to ensure that all COVID-19 health protocols, inclusive of adequate social distancing and crowd control are maintained at all Licensing Office sites.
 



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