No more passport fees for citizens 60 years and older

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 20:00

Citizens 60 years and older are no longer required to pay a fee for the renewal of their passports, effective today.

The following is a statement from the Ministry of National Security on the matter:

"The Ministry of National Security Immigration Division wishes to inform that effective today, June 1, 2016, citizens of Trinidad and Tobago who are sixty (60) years and over will be exempted from paying the application fee of two hundred and fifty dollars ($250.00) for a Trinidad and Tobago Passport.

This announcement is pursuant to Government’s commitment as presented in the 2015/2016 budget statement.

The public is asked to note that this exemption does not apply to expedited requests or replacement of lost or mutilated passports which will be subject to the fees applicable to those services."