The consular agency located in Providenciales provides information and assistance to U.S. citizens in the Turks and Caicos Islands. At this location, U.S. citizens can submit applications for the following services:
- U.S. passports
- Documenting children born in the Turks and Caicos Islands who may be U.S. Citizens
- Request help in an emergency
All non-emergency services provided by the Turks and Caicos Islands Consular Agency are by appointment. To schedule an appointment, please use the contact information listed below:
U.S. Consular Agency – Turks and Caicos Islands
Public Hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
2 Venture Court
Grace Bay, Suite 102E
Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands BWI
Note: The Consular Agency in the Turks and Caicos Islands only provides services for American citizens living in or visiting the Turks and Caicos Islands. All visa services must be performed at the U.S. Embassy in Nassau, The Bahamas and any questions regarding visas should be direct to that embassy via email@example.com.
U.S. Passport Services:
For more information about how to apply for a U.S. passport, please visit: https://bs.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/passports/.
Passport services require 15 business days for processing.
Information on Turks & Caicos for U.S. Citizens:
U.S. citizens do not need visas to enter the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCIS) as tourists for short periods, however, U.S. citizens must present a valid passport. Note: U.S. Passport Cards cannot be used to travel by air or private vessel to TCIS. If remaining in the Turks and Caicos Islands for more than 24 hours each person must fill out an immigration form. For more information on the Turks & Caicos Islands, please visit: https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/csi_repository/csi_landing/csi_catalog/tca.html .
Attorneys in the Turks and Caicos Islands:
The American Embassy assumes no responsibility for the professional ability or integrity of the persons or firms whose names appear on the list attached. There are many lawyers practicing in the Turks & Caicos Islands; this list includes only those who indicated to us their wish to have their names appear. The names are arranged alphabetically and the order in which they appear has no significance. More information about attorneys in the Turks and Caicos Islands can be found here.
Citizenship Issues and Birth Certificates:
For information concerning citizenship issues and birth certificates, please visit: https://bs.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/birth/.
Social Security Retirement Benefits:
For more information about Social Security retirement benefits, please visit: http://www.ssa.gov/retirement/about.htm.
For official information from the Bahamian and Turks and Caicos governments regarding weather conditions, please monitor ZNS (1540 AM or 104.5 FM) or other local media outlets.
Information on hurricanes and storm preparedness can also be found on the following websites:
- National Hurricane Center
- The Bahamas National Emergency Management Agency
- Turks and Caicos Department of Disaster Management and Emergencies (Facebook page)
- Hurricane Season-Know Before You Go
- Bureau of Consular Affairs
More information about hurricane preparedness can be found here.
A list of shelters in the Turks and Caicos Islands can be found here.