How to Become a Member
THE TOUR GUIDE
In Trinidad and Tobago there are two basic categories of Tour Guides: General Tour Guides and Specialist Tour Guides. By far the most popular is the General Tour Guide who is defined as “a guide who conducts tours to historical, cultural and religious sites and attractions”.
Specialist Tour Guides conduct Naturalist/ Eco, Community and Special Site tours, e.g. Hiking tours, tours to the La Brea Pitch Lake and to the Gasparee Caves, are but a few of our specialist sites.
OUR SERVICES INCLUDE
WHY BECOME A MEMBER
STEPS TO OBTAINING A TOUR GUIDE LICENSE
- STEP 1: CERTIFICATE OF CHARACTER
- STEP 2: WRITE A LETTER TO THE COURT REQUESTING LICENSE
- STEP 3: SUBMIT REQUEST TO THE COURT
- STEP 4: POLICE INVESTIGATION
- STEP 5: POLICE REMINDER (optional)
- STEP 6: HEARING
If you are a citizen, or non-national living in Trinidad and Tobago, you can visit any police station in the country to make an application for a Certificate of Character. A list of Police Station locations can be found using the link below. Citizens must present a valid Trinidad and Tobago identification card, driver's permit or passport at the time of application. Non-nationals must present a valid foreign passport.
What happens after an application is made?
All applications are sent to the Divisional Fingerprint Office for processing.
You or your representative can return to the station on the fourth day after the application is made to collect the Police Certificate of Character. If you have applied by mail from abroad, the Certificate will be mailed to you.
How much does it cost?
A processing fee of TT$50.00 must be paid at the time an application is made.
For more information or to join the TTTGA, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Alternatively, please call Derik at (868) 761-9984 or (868) 359-8821 or Wendell at (868) 725- 8674 or (868) 325-1143.