Australia in the Caribbean
Welcome to the official website of the Australian High Commission to Trinidad and Tobago, Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and The Bahamas, and the Australian Embassy to Haiti and Suriname.
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.
Bruce Lendon has served as Australia’s High Commissioner to Trinidad and Tobago since October 2019. You can read his biography here. Mr Lendon is accredited to the countries listed above and serves as Australia’s Plenipotentiary Representative to the Caribbean Community (CARICOM).
You can read about Australia’s relations with countries of the Caribbean and CARICOM here.
Follow us on Facebook @AusHighCommTT for the latest news and activities of the Australian Governmment in the Caribbean, as well as Australia's cultural, development, business and sporting links with the region.
Visas and immigration
Information on Australian visas and immigration is here. If you are in the Caribbean and have a question regarding visas, see https://immi.homeaffairs.gov.au/ or call the Home Affairs Global Service Centre on +61 2 6196 0196 (open 9am to 5pm T&T time (AST)).
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:
In the event of a consular emergency, please call – any time, any day – one of the following:
- Australian High Commission in Port of Spain: +1 868 822 5450
- Consular Emergency Centre in Canberra: +61 2 6261 3305 or toll free (local call cost only in Australia) 1300 555 135