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Turks and Caicos Islands - Obtain a Work Permit

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Procedure[edit]

  1. Gather all documents you will need to submit or present to obtain a work permit.
  2. Complete an application form.
  3. Submit the completed form along with all other required documents.


For applicants from countries requiring a visa to enter the Turks & Caicos Islands

  • You must first submit the permit application to the board without a visa. Once the board has approved the application a letter of intent will be issued to your employer.
  • The employer will in turn have to submit to the Immigration Department a copy of the letter, along with the other visa requirements for an employment visa to be issued. A copy of the visa must be submitted to the board along with any other requirements the board may have asked for. Once this process is completed the permit card will then be processed for issue.



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Required Documents[edit]

First time (EMPLOYED) applicants:

  • Completed application form signed by employer and applicant;
  • Local medical certificate obtained within six months;
  • Two passport sized photos;
  • Labour clearance;
  • Covering letter;
  • Copy of employer's passport showing photo page or in the case of a business, copy of business license and payment receipt;
  • Proof of legal status or proof of departure;
  • Required deposit (separate from work permit fee);
  • Police record (police records are not accepted from Haiti and Dominican Republic).


For citizens of countries that require a visa to enter when submitting a first time application all of the above listed requirements are to be attached except:

  • Medical certificate
  • Employment visa


First time (SELF-EMPLOYED) applicants:

  • Covering letter;
  • Completed application form signed by applicant;
  • Local medical certificate obtained within six months;
  • Two passport sized photos;
  • Financial bank statement;
  • Copy of business license and payment receipt;
  • Proof of legal status or proof of departure;
  • Required deposit (separate from work permit fee);
  • Copy of applicant's qualifications and experience.
  • Police record (police records are not accepted from Haiti and Dominican Republic);



Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

Ministry of Border Control and Labour
Turks and Caicos Islands Immigration Department
Three Degrees Office Complex
Airport Road, Grand Turk
Turks and Caicos Islands, British West Indies
Phone: (649) 946-2801 Extn 40709
Fax: (649) 946-2885
Email: [email protected]



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Eligibility[edit]

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Fees[edit]

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Validity[edit]

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e.g. Birth Certificate Valid Forever



Documents to Use[edit]

APPLICATION FOR A WORK PERMIT (SELF-EMPLOYED PERSONS/ EMPLOYED PERSONS)

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Processing Time[edit]

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Instructions[edit]

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e.g. The state office holds birth records since january 1908.



Required Information[edit]

  • Name in full
  • Present address and telephone number
  • Permanent address
  • Occupation
  • Place of birth
  • Date of birth
  • Nationality
  • Passport No
  • Place and date of issue
  • Place(s) of residence in the past five years
  • Name of employer
  • Address of employer
  • Brief description of the work you will be engaged in
  • When will your employment commence
  • When will your employment end
  • If the application is for a work permit (Self-Employed Person), additional information:
    • The proposed name of business
    • The proposed address of the business
    • Brief description of the business activity



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Need for the Document[edit]

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External Links[edit]

  • The Official Website of the Turks & Caicos Islands:
http://www.gov.tc/?q=node/369



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