We assist you throughout your decision-making process and until you set up a business in Trinidad and Tobago.
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Setting up a business in Trinidad and Tobago is quite straight forward.
The Government of the Republic of Trinidad & Tobago (GORTT) encourages foreign direct investment in almost all sectors, with specific focus on the non-energy targeted sectors.
Trinidad and Tobago's success in energy has fueled its rapid development into one of the most industrialized and cost-effective nations in the Caribbean and Central America.
Trinidad and Tobago is a twin island republic situated below the hurricane belt, at the southern-most end of the Caribbean archipelago.
Edan K. Properties manages many complex projects - from purchase to conceptualization, financing and site development. In its role as facilitator, InvesTT has worked alongside Edan K. and played a significant role over the years in the fast-tracking of processes required to implement multi-faceted development projects.
InvesTT facilitated company registration and access to import duty concessions for equipment, engaged the Ministry of Energy & Energy Industries on the placement and inspection of their LPG tanks as well as facilitated smooth entry at Immigration for foreign engineers needed to install equipment and train local staff.
Located in St. Augustine Trinidad, Virtana Inc. is an outsourcing company that delivers high quality robotics software solutions to international technology companies, utilizing engineering graduates based in Trinidad and Tobago.
We know it's sometimes a hassle to set up or expand a business in another country, which is why we like to make things easier for you by providing as much assistance as you require throughout the entire process. The main steps to setting up are outlined below.
Any person who wishes to incorporate a company in Trinidad and Tobago is required by law to register the business. There are several ways to register a business; as a sole proprietorship, partnership, or limited liability company.
Whichever option you choose, InvesTT can guide you through the following requirements:
All new businesses must complete this step which is the reservation of a business name. This process takes 3 working days.
Manual submissions may be completed in duplicate with an attached fee of TT$25.00.
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Manual submissions require the following forms in duplicate:
For more information on registering your business, please visit the Ministry of Legal Affairs.
Non-nationals working in Trinidad and Tobago for more than one month must have a work permit. These are generally approved for senior management and technical positions.
The Ministry of Trade and Industry has revolutionized business through TTBizLink. This single electronic window hosts at least 45 transactional e-services administered by 24 government departments across nine separate ministries.
TTBizLink has reduced the need to send duplicate information to many agencies and has improved information sharing among government agencies, resulting in real time approvals for your transactions.
This service allows you to complete the application online which results in the reduction of time taken to conduct several business and trade transactions as such E-Company Registration, E-Permits and Licenses, E-Certificates of Origin, E-Work Permits, E-Import Duty Concessions, E-Fiscal Incentives and more.
Source: Source: Ministry of Trade & Industry, Trinidad and Tobago
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