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Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
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last updated on 2016-08-12 by rotinasolo

Phone Number: Tel:1(868)622-6371 Fax:1(868)822-5905

For Visa inquiries ONLY:(868)224-3099 (Open MON-FRI 7AM TO 7PM)
E-Mail: American Citizen Services: Immigrant Visa: Non-Immigrant Visas:
Address: 15 Queen's Park West
Port of Spain
Working Hours: 8am to 4:30pm

Call Center - 7am to 7pm (Visa inquiries only)
Best Contact Method: Telephone (Between 1:00pm - 3:00pm) to speak to an agent in the Information Resource Center.

Approx Waiting Time for Interview After Consulate Recieves NVC Package: 2 months
Issues Packet 3?
Packet 3 Contains: Checklist
DS-0230 Part I
Medical Examination forms and doctor's list
Photo instructions
Other unnumbered forms to be filled out at the interview

Issues Packet 4? Yes
Packet 4 Contents (if known): CR1 Visa (packet comes from NVC)
Letter (or email)
With the Date and Time of interview.
Website to prepare for the interview.
Instruction if the applicant cannot keep the appointment.
Reminder of what to bring to the interview.
The address of the Embassy.
Visa Interview Requirement (a list of Documents that they need and the status if it was submitted to NVC and if it passed their requirements.
Forms to Consulate? DS-0230 Part 1
Other Forms (if any)?
Direct Consular Filing Offered? No
If DCF Allowed: For all or only US citizen lawfully resident in country?
Can fiance(e)/spouse attend interview? Yes
Visa fee payment "same day" or "in advance"? Advance
Did embassy schedule interview or could you walk-in? Embassy Scheduled
Visa issued same day? No
If not what's the waiting period? 2-5 business days
Is the Medical exam same day as interview? Prior to Interview
Cost of Medical Exam? Persons 15 yrs & over: Physical examination, chest X-Ray & blood Test. The total cost of the physical exam including X-Ray and lab work =$800TTD Plus Additional For Any Vaccines, If Required
NOTE: Immunization fees are separate from the physical exam fees.
List of doctors? As of August 2013-
Dr. Renata Pooran
23 Lucknow St, St. James, Port Of Spain. TRINIDAD
Tel: 622-7032, 628-7500, 628-8112
Mon-Fri: 8:00am-4:30pm
(Saturday appointments no longer available)
Medical results are available 1 week after medical is completed and must be collected by visa applicant when results are ready.

Dr. Mentor Melville
Bon Accord Main Rd, Bon Accord, TOBAGO
Tel:639-1722, Cell: 682-7304
Afternoon hrs.
How many Passport Photo's Required for the medical? 4
How many Passport Photo's Required at the interview? 2
Estimated waiting time at the consulate on the day of interview? 2 hours
Vaccination requirements? Immigration physician to determine if vaccines are required when Immunization history is reviewed at your medical appointment. These vaccines are charged separately from the actual physical examination.
Cheap and good hotels near the Consulate? 1. The Carlton Savannah, St Anns, Port of Spain. Tel: (868) 621-5000
2. Kapok Hotel, 16-18, Cotton Hill Rd, Port of Spain. Tel: (868) 622-5765
3. Hilton Trinidad, Lady Young Rd, Port of Spain. Tel: (868) 624-3211
4. Par May Las Inn, 53 Picton St, Newtown, Port of Spain. Tel (868) 628-2008
Additional Info? The Embassy Now Uses DHL Only. If You Choose "Pick Up Visa Online" The Visa Should Be Ready in 5-10 Working Days In Which You Will Be Notified By Email/Text When It's Ready
** You need 5 passport photos for your medical exam. The info in the previous section is incorrect as this site only allows 1 to 4 as the option**

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