Registering to Vote
You must be registered if you wish to vote in a Parliamentary election, Municipal Corporations election or Tobago House of Assembly election in Trinidad and Tobago. Your last opportunity to register or update your personal information before any of these elections is during the nine-day Electoral Registration period proclaimed by the President. The day after the Electoral Registration period is called the Qualifying Date. You will be qualified to vote if on the Qualifying Date you have resided in your electoral district for a period of at least two months. During the period of electoral registration, you must also update your registration information if you have changed your name, moved to a different electoral district or constituency or moved to a different address within the same constituency.
Who is eligible to vote?
Non-Commonwealth Citizens are only eligible to vote in City or Borough elections within Trinidad. They cannot vote in Parliamentary or Tobago House of Assembly elections.
How do I register?
Eligible persons must register to vote by applying in person at their Registration Area Office. You can view a list of main and sub office locations by following this link------> EBC Office Locations
Before, you visit a particular office, please call to ensure that the service you want is provided at that office location.
You must be registered and have a valid National Identification Card in order to vote.
What documents do I need to bring to the appointment?
All eligible applicants must bring:
Citizens born outside of Trinidad and Tobago must also bring:
A Citizen whose name does not appear on or correspond to the name shown on the original Birth Certificate must also bring:
Citizens who have changed their name or whose name being used does not correspond to that on the original Birth Certificate must also bring:
Married women who have taken their husbands last name must also bring:
Commonwealth and non-Commonwealth Citizens must also bring:
What fees do I need to pay?
There is no charge for your first application for a National ID Card, but you must pay the following renewal/replacement fees: