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Customs Regulations


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Trinidad and Tobago

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DOCUMENTS REQUIRED

  • Passport
  • Work Permit (Non-Resident)
  • Customs Bond
  • Inventory (in English)
  • Cash Deposit
  • Import License
  • Proof of overseas residence for minimum one year

CUSTOMS REGULATIONS

  • CUSTOMER MUST BE PRESENT AT CLEARANCE
  • Used household goods duty-free if owned minimum one year (receipts and other documents required to show period of ownership)
  • Shipments must arrive within two months of Customer
  • All shipments inspected at Container Examination Station
  • A 10% special tax applicable to returning nationals that qualify

DUTIABLE/RESTRICTED ITEMS

  • New items (less than one year old)
    • MUST STATE AGE AND SPECIFIC DETAILS FOR ABOVE

PROHIBITED ITEMS

  • Weapons and ammunition
  • Narcotics and medicine
  • CB radios, walkie-talkies, etc.(will be confiscated)
  • Tapes

MOTOR VEHICLES

  • Subject to duty, VAT and tax
  • Import License and proof of ownership required
  • May not sell or transfer vehicle within a period of two years after importation
  • Customer must have owned vehicle for a minimum of six months prior to return to Trinidad & Tobago
  • Customer must have resided abroad for a minimum of five years
  • Invoices (for proof of age)

 

NOTE - Customs regulations are subject to change at any time. The proceeding information is a brief summary of customs regulations applicable to household goods shipments to this destination and is being provided for general guidance to assist our Agents and Customers.
Since such regulations are subject to change without notice, we cannot be held liable for any costs, damage, delays, or other detrimental events resulting from non-compliance. Always double check with your local embassy or consulate.

 

 

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