Trinidad and Tobago - Certification Requirements

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Last update: May 26th, 2017

Acts and Regulations

Importers of fish (fresh, chilled or frozen) shrimp or prawns (excluding canned shrimps and prawns), and canned tuna must have an Import Licence.


Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Consumers Affairs
Salvatory Bldg.
Frederick Street
Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
Telephone: 62-38841

Food and Drug Division
Ministry of Health


Outer containers:

  • consignee's mark and port mark
  • numbered unless containers can be readily identified

Food products:

  • brand name, common brand, net weight, volume, ingredients list, declaration of preservatives, food colours and imitation flavourings used.

Tolerances or Guidelines

None specified.

Certification Requirements

Certificate of Origin and Hygiene CFIA/ACIA 5003 (2002/05).

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