Travelling to any Caribbean, Latin American, African and Asian countries? Then make sure to carry your International Immunization Card with proof of the Yellow Fever vaccination.
Remember, one dose of the Yellow Fever Vaccine will be valid for travel regardless of when the vaccine was given. However, the International Immunization Card will still be required.
If you’ve never been immunized for Yellow Fever, it is advised to get the vaccine at least 10 days prior to travelling. Persons who are travelling to these countries are advised to visit their County Medical Offices of Health within TWO WEEKS prior to departure from Trinidad and Tobago with Proof of Travel and Proof of Yellow Fever Immunization. International Immunization Cards will be processed within two business days.
Kindly note the following:
Travel on Caribbean Airlines Limited and COPA Airlines
Persons travelling on Caribbean Airlines and COPA Airlines to the countries listed above MUST have an International Immunization Card.
Travel to North America and Europe
Neither the Yellow Fever Vaccination nor the International Immunization Card is required for travel to North American and European Countries e.g. the United States of America, Canada and England.
Yellow Fever Vaccination Exemption
Some persons may be exempt from the Yellow Fever vaccine; such persons may obtain an exemption letter from the County Medical Officers of Health.
For a full list of the countries requiring proof of the Yellow Fever vaccine, Trinidad and Tobago’s Yellow Fever Vaccination Clinic Schedule, and a list of the County Medical Offices of Health, please visit the Ministry of Health’s website at www.health.gov.tt.