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PROVIDENCIALES, TURKS & CAICOS Arrival & Departure Information

ARRIVAL & DEPARTURE PROCEDURES As we welcome you to Turks & Caicos, we are looking forward to hosting you here in Providenciales. If you are visiting from another country, or if your crew or guests are from another country, the vessel will be subject to the customes and immigrations regulations and requirements as set forth by the Turks and Caicos government. Any foreign vessel arriving to the islands must proceed directly to a port. Blue Haven Marina in Leeward Going-Through is designated as an official port of entry. Likewise, no vessel shall depart on a voyage to a place outside the Islands from any place other than a port. CUSTOMS AND IMMIGRATION / VISA REQUIREMENTS The Customs Ordinance further provides that the master of every vessel arriving at a port from any place outside the Islands shall immediately upon arrival deliver to the Collector of Customs a Customs Declaration Form, available at the marina office. A valid passport and a return ticket are required for all visitors. Most countries do not need a visa but check with your local Embassy for details.

SAFETY EQUIPMENT REQUIREMENTS All vessels cruising in the waters of the TCI must have the following safety equipment on-board: • First-Aid kit • Tools • VHF Radio • Flashlight • Anchors • Functional life-jackets for all passengers on-board • Parachute, Orange and Para-rocket flairs (flair guns are illegal in TCI) CRUISING PERMITS Pleasure Craft The master of such a vessel should immediately notify the customs officer of the vessel’s arrival with the following forms: Form No. C108 – vessel’s arrival form Pleasure craft fees for the Turks and Caicos Islands entitle the craft to remain in the islands for a period of seven (7) days without paying any customs duties. Stays extending past seven (7) days the master must obtain a Cruising Permit from the Collector of Customs using Form No. C113 Seven (7) Day Fee: – $50USD each ($100USD Total) Extended Stay Fee: – $300USD Requires Form No. C113 - Master of the vessel to obtain Cruising Permit valid for three (3) months from Collector of Customs Form No. C125 – stores on board Form No. C124 – departure form Entry & Departure Fees At the expiration of three (3) months, the vessel must be re-exported and the Cruising Permit shall be returned. Without prior consent of the collector, no pleasure craft shall be issued with more than two (2) cruising permits in any period of 12 months.

Clearance formalities vary greatly from country to country and change periodically. Please make sure to review the customs and immigration for any port of entry that you are considering. The information here is to be used as a general guide and IGY Marinas is not responsible for any issues regarding entry.





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