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Temporary Traffic Disruption- Temporary Closure of Wrightson Road, Port of Spain

FRI 26TH JUNE, 2020

The Ministry of Works and Transport wishes to advise the public that there will be a temporary traffic disruption along Wrightson Road, between Edward Street and Sackville Street, from Friday 26th June, 2020 at 9PM to Monday 29th June, 2020 at 4AM.

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Temporary Traffic Disruption Noel Street, Sangre Grande

FRI 17TH JANUARY, 2020

The Ministry of Works and Transport wishes to advise the general public that there will be a temporary traffic disruption along Noel Street, off Eastern Main Road, Sangre Grande on Monday 20th, January, 2020 during the hours of 8AM to 4PM.

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TEMPORARY TRAFFIC DISRUPTION ARIAPITA AVENUE, PORT OF SPAIN

FRI 17TH JANUARY, 2020

The Ministry of Works and Transport wishes to advise the general public that there will be a temporary traffic disruption along Ariapita Avenue between Ana Street and Carlos Street, Port of Spain on Monday 20th January, 2020 between the hours of 6PM to 2AM.

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Temporary Traffic Disruption along the Churchill Roosevelt Highway in the vicinity of the Curepe Interchange

MON 13TH JANUARY, 2020

The National Infrastructure Development Company Limited Ltd. (NIDCO) in partnership with the Ministry of Works and Transport (MOWT) wishes to advise the general public (motorists/residents/pedestrians) that there will be temporary traffic disruption(s) along the Eastbound and Westbound lanes of the Churchill Roosevelt Highway (CRH) in the vicinity of the Curepe Intersection, on Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th January, 2020, between the hours of 7:00a.m. and 6:00 p.m.

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TEMPORARY TRAFFIC DISRUPTION ARIAPITA AVENUE, PORT OF SPAIN

MON 13TH JANUARY, 2020

The Ministry of Works and Transport wishes to advise the general public that road rehabilitation works are currently ongoing along Ariapita Avenue between Colville Street and Maraval Parkway, Port of Spain between the hours of 8PM to 2AM and will continue until Friday 17th January, 2020.

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TEMPORARY TRAFFIC DISRUPTION EL SOCORRO EXTENSION #1, SAN JUAN

FRI 3RD JANUARY, 2020

The Ministry of Works and Transport wishes to advise the general public that there will be a temporary traffic disruption along El Socorro Extension #1, from the Churchill Roosevelt Highway to the end of the roadway. The disruption will take place from Tuesday 7th January to Saturday 11th January, 2020 from 8PM to 4AM.

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Useful Links 

MVRT Act Chapter 48.50
MVRT Act No. 9 of 2017
Traffic Notices
Vehicle Testing Stations
MOWT Divisions & Units

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MOWT Services
  • Coastal Protection Unit
  • Construction Division
  • Drainage Division
  • Environmental, Health and Safety Unit (EHSU)
  • Highway Division
  • Mechanical Division
  • Maintenance Division
  • Maritime Services Division
  • Priority Bus Route Unit
  • Programme for Upgrading Roads Efficiency (PURE)
  • The Traffic Management Branch (TMB)
  • Traffic Warden Division
  • Transport Division
  • The Unemployment Relief Programme
  • Central Planning Unit

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Resources 

Driving Permit Applications & Renewals
  • Applying for a Provisional Driving Permit
  • Renewing your Driving Permit
  • Applicant Categories
  • Renewal of Driver's Permits for Ten (10) years.

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Replacement of Lost Permit
  • Issuance or Replacement Driver's Permit (Duplicate)
  • Applicable fees if you’re applying for a replacement of an expired driving permit

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Maxi Taxi Regulations
  • Applying for a Taxi-Driver's Badge & Taxi Driver's License
  • Associated fees for applying for a Taxi Driving Permit
  • Renewing of a Taxi Driver's Badge & Driving Permit
  • Fees for Replacement of a Taxi Badge & Taxi Driving Permit
  • Replacing your Taxi Driver's Badge & Driving Permit
  • Ownership of Maxi Taxi Services
  • Maxi Taxi Operator's Permit

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Class 4 & 5 Applications (Heavy T)

The applicant must be at least twenty-one (21) years of age and the holder of a driving permit of the next lower class of motor vehicle.

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Registration of Motor Vehicles
  • Fees for Registration of a Motor Vehicle
  • Registration of Foreign - Used vehicle
  • Change of Registration of a Motor Vehicle
  • Amendments to the Motor Vehicle Register Notification of Change of the following particulars

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Transfer of Ownership
  • Transfer of Ownership of a Motor Vehicle other than by Death
  • Transfer of Ownership of Motor Vehicle on Death of Registered Owner
  • Colour or Engine Number
  • Chassis Number
  • Name

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Visitor Requirements
  • Requirements for Visitors to drive in Trinidad &Tobago

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Dealer Requirements
  • Requirements for Dealer's License First Issue
  • Renewal of Dealer's License
  • Application for Replacement of a Dealer's License
  • Application for Rental Operation

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TRANSFORMATION OF LICENSING

RFID tags make the identification of legally licensed vehicles fast and reliable. Learn how they work. 

DEMERIT POINTS SYSTEM

If you commit an offence that carries demerit points, the points are added to your driving record. Learn more.

UTURN PORTAL

Spot speed cameras operate throughout T&T at carefully selected locations to prevent speed offences. Click for info.

TRAFFIC TICKETING SYSTEM

Enabling smart ticketing for enforcement of traffic violations. Learn how it works here....

RED LIGHT CAMERA SYSTEM

You will receive a ticket if your vehicle is caught on camera breaking a red light. Click to see penalties.

VEHICLE INSPECTION

To be licensed, all vehicles must meet standards set by law. Click here for info about the specifications for your vehicle. 

Notice for Drivers

For More information on the Amendments to the Motor Vehicles and Road Traffic Act, please visit the Ministry’s website – www.mowt.gov.tt and click on MVRT Act Chapter 48 50 tab.

Remember, to avoid a traffic ticket and demerit points simply obey the road traffic laws. Do not act contrary to the law outlined in the Motor Vehicles and Road Traffic Act Chapter 48:50. 

The Transport Division of the Ministry of Works and Transport wishes to advise all permit holders /motorists to ensure that their vehicles are in compliance with the TARE Weight and Maximum Gross TARE Weight in keeping with the law.