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Citizens of Antigua & Barbuda, Barbados, Dominica, Grenada, St. Kitts & Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent & the Grenadines and Trinidad & Tobago are allowed to travel to the Schengen territory without a Schengen visa.

However, if you are travelling to Germany for the purpose of carrying out employment, any paid activity, study for more than 90 days or permanent residency a visa to enter Germany is still needed.

Please find important information on travelling without a visa in the following download.


Discover the Schengen states

With a schengen visa you can visit 26 states in Europe! Find out more here.

Muster eines elektronischen Aufenthaltstitels (Aufenthaltserlaubnis) in Deutschland

National visa (stay over 90 days)

Persons who wish to stay in Germany for more than 90 days are required to obtain a residence.

Visa needed?


Book an Appointment with the German Embassy Port of Spain


Please note that you must book an appointment for visa and passport services offered at the German Embassy Port of Spain.

19 St. Clair Avenue, St. Clair, Trinidad, W.I.
P.O. Box 828, Port of Spain, Trinidad, W.I.
Tel.: (+1 868) 628 1630, 628 1631, 628 1632
Fax: (+1 868) 628 5278

General Opening hours for visitors:
Monday to Friday from 8.00 am to 11.30 am.

The information desk of the visa section answers calls Monday - Thursday 1 pm till 2 pm.

The Embassy will be closed on the following days: 

New Year's Day01.01.2017
Carnival Monday 27.02.2017
Carnival Tuesday28.02.2017
Good Friday14.04.2017
Easter Monday   17.04.2017
Ascension Day    25.05.2017
Whit Monday 05.06.2017
Embassy closed
Emancipation Day01.08.2017
Independence Day31.08.2017
Day of German Unity03.10.2017
500 Years Reformation
Christmas Eve 24.12.2017
Christmas Day    25.12.2017
Boxing Day    26.12.2017
New Year's Eve      31.12.2017
New Year's Day01.01.2018

General security information:

1. The Embassy operates a baggage search scheme, to avoid delays you are asked to refrain from bringing any luggage / baggage, briefcases, laptops etc. with you.

2. Mobile phones are not allowed in the waiting room.
3. All electronic equipment must be switched off before entry and remain so during your stay.
4. Photography on the premises is strictly forbidden.
5. Entry is at the discretion of the Embassy security staff. Please look after your personal belongings as the Embassy cannot accept liability for loss or theft.