Turks and Caicos Islands Entry Requirements

Turks and Caicos Islands Entry Requirements

Passport and visa regulations


Passport required visa required Return ticket required
Turkey Yes no Yes
Other EU countries Yes no Yes
Switzerland Yes no Yes
Austria Yes no Yes
Germany Yes no Yes

Passport information

Generally required, must be valid for at least 6 months when you leave the country.

Note on the passport

As visa regulations sometimes change, it is advisable to check the current regulations before departure. Details from the relevant UK representations (see contact addresses).

Visa information

Generally required, except for citizens of the following countries listed in the table above for stays of up to 30 days: (a) EU countries; (b) Switzerland; (c) Turkey (according to the Turks and Caicos Islands Government).

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The fees apply to nationals who require a visa and have a valid residence permit for Germany, Austria or Switzerland. €124 (single and multiple entry, valid up to 6 months), €473 (multiple entry, valid for 1-2 years), transit visa: €44 (in the transit area), €82 (outside the transit area). Additional Teleperformance Ltd. Visa Application Centers Utilization Fee: £59 (€142) (The fee must be paid in Euros.)

Visa types and costs

Tourist, Business and Transit Visa.


see visa fees. First, an account must be set up with GOV.UK. You can register for a visa application via the GOV.UK account, fill out the online visa application form, pay the visa fee and arrange a personal interview appointment. The visa application is then submitted to the responsible TSL Contact Visa Application Center in Düsseldorf, Berlin, Munich, Geneva, Zurich or Vienna. It is not possible to submit an application by post.

Application required

(a) 1 application form completed online and printed out. (b) 1 recent color passport photo (4.5 x 3.5 cm). (c) Passport that is valid for at least 6 months upon entry. (d) Confirmation from the travel agent about the booked outward and return journey. (e) Proof of sufficient funds (bank certificate) (f) Proof of the purpose of the trip (certificate from the travel agency for package tours, letters of invitation from relatives or friends for private visits). (g) Fee (proof of online payment). (h) If applicable, a residence permit for Germany/Austria/Switzerland that is still valid for at least two months after the return date. (i) Proof of employment, certificate of enrollment, etc. (j) A stamped, registered return envelope.

Temporary Residence

Apply for work and residency permits with the Chief Immigration Officer, Immigration Department, Government Buildings, Grand Turk.

Processing time

From the personal appointment of the visa application usually 2 weeks; up to 3 weeks for an additional interview or documents to be submitted later. Long-term visas usually up to 12 weeks.

Proof of sufficient funds

Foreigners must have sufficient funds.

Documents required upon entry

(a) Return or onward travel ticket (b) Visa for third countries, if applicable.

Entry with children

German: Machine-readable children’s passport or your own passport. Austrians: Own passport. Swiss: Own passport. Turks: Own passport. Note: The same visa requirements apply to children as to their parents. Minors traveling alone should carry an officially certified declaration of consent from the legal guardian. Since June 27, 2012, children need their own travel document (passport / children’s passport) for travel abroad (also within the EU). Entries of children in the parental passport are no longer possible.

Turks and Caicos Islands Entry Requirements