CITIZENSHIP BY REGISTRATION OF A MINOR   RESTORATION OF CITIZENSHIP
     CERTIFICATE OF IMMIGRATION STATUS
   
An application may be made by the responsible parent or guardian to the Minister of National Security for the minor child of a citizen of Trinidad and Tobago, to be registered as a citizen of Trinidad and Tobago.
  A person who was a citizen of Trinidad and Tobago by birth or by descent and who lost Trinidad and Tobago citizenship prior to 29th July 1988 by: - Voluntarily acquiring the citizenship of another country.
  A Certificate of Immigration Status is issued to a Citizen or Resident of Trinidad and Tobago as documentary proof of a person’s status as a Citizen or a Resident of Trinidad and Tobago.
   
Application for Certificate of Citizenship for a Child Born to a Citizen of Trinidad and Tobago by Descent
 
An application may be made to the Minister of National Security for the grant of a Certificate of Citizenship of Trinidad and Tobago on behalf of a child born outside Trinidad and Tobago of a citizen of Trinidad and Tobago by descent
- Section 5 (1) of the Citizenship Act Chapter 1:50
An application form is obtained from the Ministry of National Security, no fee attached.
An application is made by the responsible parent or guardian before the child attains age eighteen (18) years or by the child within one year of his attaining eighteen (18) years of age.

An application is submitted to the Ministry of National Security on the prescribed form 1, three (3) Original forms, and is subject to the approval of the Minister (MNS website)
On approval a Certificate of Citizenship of Trinidad and Tobago Form (4) is issued to the child and such child is deemed a citizen of Trinidad and Tobago by descent.
  Fees:
 
  Non-Refundable Application fee: $50.00TT
  Certificate fee:  $ 270.00TT


Requirements: -
 
Birth Certificate
Proof of Parent’s Trinidad and Tobago Citizenship