Australian High Commission
Trinidad and Tobago
Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, The Bahamas

Australia in the Caribbean

Welcome to the official website of the Australian High Commission to Trinidad and Tobago, with accreditation to Antigua and Barbuda,
The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, and Suriname.

HE Ms Sonya Koppe has served as Australia’s High Commissioner to Trinidad and Tobago since March 2023. You can read her biography here.
Ms Koppe is accredited to the countries listed above and serves as Australia’s Plenipotentiary Representative to the Caribbean Community (CARICOM).

The High Commission is also responsible for providing consular assistance in Anguilla, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Dutch Leeward Antilles (Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao), Dutch Leeward Islands (Sint Maarten, Saba, Sint Eustatius), French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Montserrat, Saint Barthélemy, Saint Martin, and Turks and Caicos Islands.

You can read about Australia’s relations with countries of the Caribbean and CARICOM here.

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Visas and Immigration

Information on Australian visas and immigration is here. If you are in the Caribbean and have a question regarding visas, see or call the Home Affairs Global Service Centre on +61 2 6196 0196 (open 9am to 5pm T&T time (AST)).

Please note, from 18 December 2023, Australian Biometric Collection Centre locations and Service Delivery Partners have changed in this region.  Links to make a biometric collection booking and the new ABCC location can be found on the Department of Home Affairs website at

PLEASE NOTE: The Australian High Commission cannot answer visas or immigration questions. We ask all clients to contact Home Affairs directly.

Services for Australians

Further information on services for Australians is here:


Job Opportunity

The Australian High Commission is recruiting now for a locally engaged position in our Corporate Team. The Finance and Property Officer undertakes a range of duties to support the work of the Australian High Commission. Apply at Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade - Finance and Property Officer - PN 11099 by Friday 2 August (AST). 




In the event of a consular emergency, please call – any time, any day – one of the following:

  • Australian High Commission in Port of Spain: +1 868 235 7950
  • Consular Emergency Centre in Canberra: +61 2 6261 3305 or toll free (local call cost only in Australia) 1300 555 135
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