Authentication of Documents


Due to the outbreak of COVID-19 and the continued implementation of measures to mitigate the spread of the disease, the Ministry of Foreign and CARICOM Affairs has put the following measures in place for members of the public who wish to apply for the authentication of documents.

Please download, print and complete the Authentication Form: “Details of Person Submitting documents for authentication apostille”

Please download, print and complete the Authorization Form: “Authorization Letter for Collection of Documents”

Please scan the completed forms and the documents the applicant wishes to have authenticated and email the same to consular@foreign.gov.tt 

After the verification of these documents by officers in the Consular Affairs Division, applicants will receive an email stating when they can submit documents to the Ministry of Foreign and CARICOM Affairs. Original documents must be submitted to the Drop Off Box.

The process for authentication takes three (3) working days. Applicants will receive an email informing as to when they can collect said documents.