Appointment Home

Welcome to the Elections and Boundaries Commission’s On-line Appointment System Portal.

To make an appointment, please ensure that you select the appropriate service from the listing provided.

If you are uncertain as to which service is applicable to you, please contact one of our Customer Service Representatives on any of these numbers:

  • 786-0856
  • 785-7247
  • 785-8572

FIRST TIME ISSUE

The following categories of persons are eligible to apply for a National Identification Card:

  • Citizens of Trinidad and Tobago, fifteen (15) years and over;
  • Commonwealth citizens, fifteen (15) years and over who have resided in Trinidad and Tobago for a period of at least one year;
  • Non- Commonwealth citizens, (15) years and over resident in Trinidad and Tobago for a continuous period of five years.

Nationals of Trinidad and Tobago by birth, applying for an identification card for the first time, will be required to provide the following documents at their appointment:

  • An original computerized Birth Certificate from the Registrar General’s Department and a copy;
  • An Affidavit and copy (if name does not appear or correspond with the name on the Birth Certificate).
  • A Marriage Certificate and copy (if a married woman wishes to adopt her husband’s surname.)
  • A Deed Poll (if names being used differ from those on Birth Certificate).
  • And any other document deemed necessary, eg a valid Trinidad and Tobago Passport.

Nationals of Trinidad and Tobago, (other than by birth), applying for an identification card for the first time, will be required to provide the following documents at their appointment:

  • An original Birth Certificate and a copy;
  • A valid Trinidad and Tobago passport or Certificate of Citizenship or other documentation from the Immigration Division of the Ministry of National Security attesting to citizenship.

Commonwealth citizens and Non-Commonwealth citizens who qualify under the law to apply for an identification card will be required to provide the following documents at their appointment:

  • An original Birth Certificate and copy
  • A valid Passport
  • Appropriate documentation from the Immigration Division of the Ministry of National Security, attesting to residential status in the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago.

ID CARD RENEWAL

To make an appointment to renew your expired Identification Card, please ensure that you make your appointment at the Registration Area Office where you are registered. If you select an incorrect Registration Area Office, where you are not registered, you will not be able to conduct your transaction.  

If you are renewing an expired Identification Card and want to change your address, then select the CHANGE OF ADDRESS/TRANSFER option.

Select the EBC’s Registration Area Office in the area where you now live, for example, if you were previously registered in Couva, but you have moved to Chaguanas, you will be required to make an appointment for the EBC’s Registration Area Office for Chaguanas.

If you are renewing an expired Identification Card, but you wish to change your name, select the CHANGE OF NAME option.

CHANGE OF ADDRESS /TRANSFER

If you need to renew an expired Identification Card and changing your address OR if your Identification Card is still valid, but you want to change your address, you need to make an appointment.

You will be required to make an appointment at the EBC’s Registration Area Office in the area where you now live. If you are uncertain of the Registration Area Office that you will need to visit, please call one of our Customer Service Representatives at any of these telephone numbers:

  • 786-0856
  • 785-7247
  • 785-8572

CHANGE OF NAME

If you need to renew an expired Identification Card and want to change your name OR your Identification Card is still valid but you want to change your name, you need to make an appointment for the Registration Area Office where you are registered.

You will be required to provide evidence for the request for a name change, for example, Marriage Certificate, Decree Absolute and/or Deed Poll at your appointment.

REPLACEMENT OF LOST/STOLEN IDENTIFICATION CARD

If your Identification Card is lost or was stolen, you must report the incident to the nearest police station of the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service.

To replace a lost or stolen Identification Card, please make an appointment for the EBC Registration Area Office where you are registered. You will be required to bring the Police Report with you to your appointment. For the cost to replace a lost or stolen Identification Card, please visit our website at https://www.ebctt.com/identification-card/renewals-lost-and-change-of-nameaddress/

FOR ALL TRANSACTIONS, WITH THE EXCEPTION OF APPLYING FOR A FIRST ISSUE OF AN IDENTIFICATION CARD AND THE REPLACEMENT OF A (LOST/STOLEN) IDENTIFICATION CARD, PERSONS MUST PRESENT THEIR IDENTIFICATION CARDS AT THEIR APPOINTMENT.

TRANSACTIONS AT THE TOBAGO REGISTRATION AREA OFFICE AND SUB-OFFICE ONLY

Members of the public conducting transactions at our Tobago Registration Area Office and Sub-Office are advised that from October 28, 2021 only the following transactions can be facilitated via scheduled appointments:

  • Renewal  of expired National Identification cards and
  • Replacement of lost/stolen National Identification Cards

As a consequence of the closure of Electoral Registration for the Tobago House of Assembly Elections of December 6, 2021, no other transactions can be facilitated until further advised.

We apologize for any inconvenience caused.