Exporting Products to TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO

Location: The republic consists of two main islands—Trinidad and Tobago—and several smaller islands. It is located in the southern end of the Caribbean, 11 kilometres off the northeast coast of Venezuela. Its largest city and capital is Port of Spain. .

Is there a trade agreement between Trinidad and Tobago and the UK? Yes, as part of the CARIFORUM-UK economic partnership agreement.

Trinidad and Tobago currency: Dollar (TTD).

Official language: English.


Shipping from the UK to Trinidad and Tobago

Transit time via air from the UK to Trinidad and Tobago is approximately 3 days. Trinidad and Tobago main cargo international airport is Piarco.


Transit time via sea from the UK to Trinidad and Tobago is approximately 24 days. Trinidad and Tobago main sea ports are Port of Spain and Point Lisas .


Export documents required include packing list, supplier’s invoice, CARICOM Invoice, and health / organic / EUR1 / phytosanitary certificate(s) where applicable. Requirements for the importer in Trinidad and Tobago include having a tax indentification number. Requirements for the exporter in Britain include having an EORI number.


Top-10 products exported from the UK to Trinidad and Tobago in 2022



M: Millions USD. Source: TRADING ECONOMICS / UN Comtrade



Find opportunities to export to Trinidad and Tobago

If you are an exporter based in Britain, the UK Department for Business & Trade (DBT) offers an online tool where you can search for current export opportunities and pitch your products to overseas buyers including Trinidadian and Tobagonian importers.

If you are an importer based in Trinidad and Tobago looking for British products, we invite you to complete the application form at great.gov.uk to access contact details of British exporters via this tool which is administrated by the UK government. When completing the form, please reply 'Britain Latin America Logistics Ltd' to the question 'Where did you hear about great.gov.uk?'


Trinidad and Tobago restricted goods list

trinidad and tobago customs & excise

You can find a list of restricted goods at the Trinidadian and Tobagonian Ministry of Finance web site. Listed goods can only be imported into Trinidad and Tobago with an import licence. The site also includes usufull general information to follow when importing goods into the country.

If you are based in the UK, you can access the UK official export tool which provides information on exporting a specific product from the United Kingdom to Trinidad and Tobago.


Contact us for cargo transport from the UK to Latin America and the Caribbean