Media Releases


Vehicle Testing Stations Open for Operations

20 Jul 2021

The Ministry of Works and Transport wishes to advise the general public that effective Monday 19th July, 2021 the inspection of vehicles resumed at all approved Vehicle Testing Stations.This is in keeping with the phased reopening of all Licensing Offices nationwide.

Reopening of Licensing Offices on a Phased Basis

10 Jul 2021

The Ministry of Works and Transport wishes to inform the general public that all Licensing Offices will reopen for business effective Monday 12th July 2021 with limited appointments. In light of the COVID-19 Pandemic, the Licensing Division will resume operations on a phased basis to ensure that adequate social distancing and crowd control measures are maintained. During Phase One, Vehicular Transactions, Transfers, Permits and other services listed below will be offered:

Continued Closure of the Licensing Division Until Further Notice

05 Jul 2021

The Ministry of Works and Transport wishes to advise the general public that due to the extension of the Public Health Regulations outlined by the Honourable Prime Minister, ALL Licensing Offices nationwide will remain closed until further notice. 

Increased Seating Capacity for Public Transport

30 Jun 2021

The Ministry of Works and Transport wishes to advise the general public that effective June 29th 2021 – July 18th 2021, Regulation 5 of Legal Notice No. 186 – The Public Health Regulations, 2021 was amended to increase the passenger capacity of all licensed public transport from fifty per cent (50%) to a maximum of seventy-five per cent (75%).

Extension of the Tint Moratorium

07 Jun 2021

The Ministry of Works and Transport wishes to advise the general public that the moratorium on the operationalization of the new Windscreen and Window Tint Regulations, 2020 has been further extended to December 31, 2021.

Continued Closure of the Licensing Division until July 4th 2021

25 May 2021

The Ministry of Works and Transport wishes to advise the general public that due to the extension of the Public Health Regulations and Restrictions recently announced by the Honourable Prime Minister, ALL Licensing Offices nationwide will be closed until July 4th 2021.

Continued Payment of Fixed Penalty Notices (Traffic Tickets)

19 May 2021

The Ministry of Works and Transport wishes to remind the general public that payment of Fixed Penalty Notices (traffic tickets) issued after May 26th, 2020 can be made at any of the twelve (12) authorised Trinidad and Tobago Postal Corporation (TTPOST) locations nationwide. All authorised TTPOST locations are operational and will continue to accept payment of Fixed Penalty Notices between the hours of 8:00AM and 4:00PM, Monday to Friday.

Temporary Closure of all Licensing Offices

10 May 2021

The Ministry of Works and Transport wishes to advise the general public that ALL Licensing Offices nationwide will be closed until May 23rd 2021.

Extension on The Vehicle Transfers and The Validity Of Certain Documents Issued By The Licensing Division

31 Mar 2021

(1) The validity of the Driver’s permits, taxi driver licences, badges, certificates or other documents issued by the Licensing Division which would otherwise have been due to expire on or before September 30, 2021 are now deemed to be valid up to October 01, 2021; and
 
(2) The time-frame for the completion of any transfer of vehicle registration – that is, any transfer of vehicle registration required to be completed on or before September 30, 2021 may be completed on or before October 01, 2021.

Extension of the Three Month Moratorium on the Enforcement of the New Window and Windscreen Tint Regulations

05 Mar 2021

Given the far-reaching impact of this initiative and concerted efforts by the general public to become compliant with the new regulations, the Ministry of Works and Transport has taken a decision to extend the moratorium on the enforcement of the new Windscreen and Window Tint Regulations, 2020 by an additional period of three months, commencing from March 07th 2021 and expiring on June 06th 2021.



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