REQUIREMENTS FOR VISITORS TO DRIVE IN TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO
A visitor to Trinidad and Tobago who is seventeen (17) years of age or older may drive on the roads of Trinidad and Tobago subject to the following conditions:
- Where he is in possession of a valid Driver’s Permit issued by a country that is a signatory to the Geneva Convention, for a period of 90 days with effect from the date of his arrival or until the date of expiry of the Driver’s Permit, whichever occurs first; or
- Where he is in possession of a valid International Driver’s Permit issued elsewhere than in Trinidad and Tobago for the period specified thereon, or where no such period is specified, for a period of one (1) year from the date of issue.
- Where he is the holder of a valid Driver’s Permit referred to in paragraph (a), he shall only be entitled to drive in Trinidad and Tobago a motor vehicle of the Class for which he is authorised to drive.
- Where he is the holder of a valid Driver’s Permit referred to in paragraph (a) and (b), he shall have the Driver’s Permit on his person or in the vehicle together with a valid Certificate of Insurance and only travel document certifying his date of arrival in Trinidad and Tobago for production to any Police Officer or Transport Officer.
- Where a person has approval by the Immigration Division to stay in the country for more than six (6) months from the date of the application for the Driver’s Permit as evidenced by the stamp on the passport. The applicant will undergo both Regulations and Driving Tests for a Driver’s Permit whether they are the holder of a foreign permit or not. Caribbean Single Market Economy (CSME) certificates, Refugee approvals and work permits must be endorsed on the passport and stamped.