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.
Follow us on Facebook @AusHighCommTT for the latest news and activities of the Australian Government in the Caribbean, as well as Australia's cultural, development, business and sporting links with the region.
Direct Aid Program (DAP)
Are you a member of a community group or organisation engaged in development activities? Do you have a project in need of support? Australia’s Direct Aid Program may be for you! Interested applicants can submit full applications from 9-29 October 2023. Click here for more information.
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: