The flag of the Turks and Caicos Islands flying outside the Houses of Parliament, Westminster, London.
The Turks and Caicos is a small British Overseas Territory, as as such there are no foreign embassies in the country. The United States, Jamaica, and Haiti have limited diplomatic representation in the Turks and Caicos Islands, with consulate offices on the island of Providenciales.
The consulates for Jamaica and Haiti provide many consular services, including some passport services, and the US Consular Agency assists primarily with issues that local resident US citizens may experience. The U.S. Consular Agency is located at the Regent Village in Grace Bay, and within easy walking distance of many resorts.
United States Nationals
The U.S. Consular agency can provide some limited form of assistance and typically assists with passport, registration of births, and emergency assistance. This agency cannot handle visa inquiries or applications.
The U.S. Embassy in Nassau, The Bahamas has jurisdiction over the Turks and Caicos, and inquiries not covered above will be directed there.
As a British Overseas Territory, there is no form of representation for the United Kingdom. Inquiries should be directed to the Governor's Office or the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in the UK for guidance.
Inquiries should be directed to the High Commission of Canada in Kingston, Jamaica.
The Canadian government has plans to open an honorary consulate and is actively advertising for the position.
The American Consulate, Cockburn Town, Grand Turk. This consulate was built in the early 1800s.
Previously, there was an Honorary Consulate for Germany located in Grace Bay, it however closed down.
For other nationalities, representation is normally handled through embassies in Kingston, Jamaica, or Nassau, the Bahamas. British Citizens requiring assistance are advised to contact the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in the United Kingdom.
Turks and Caicos Foreign Representation
As the Turks and Caicos is an Overseas Territory of the United Kingdom, all foreign affairs are handled by His Majesty's Government. However, the Turks and Caicos does have a tourism and governmental liaison office located in London, located at:
83 Baker Street
London, W1U 6AG
Tel: 020 7034 7845