Registration with the Medical Board of Trinidad & Tobago is
contingent on the applicant's fulfillment of the necessary requirements. All
applicants must possess a medical degree from an established Medical Educational
Institution. Please refer to the list of Traditional Universities recognised by
MBTT. The deadline for applicants for all types of registration is 12:00pm on the First Friday of every month (before the
scheduled Regular Monthly Meeting of the Council, which falls on the second Wednesday of every month).
Please note that the Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.) is not a recognised medical degree
All international applicants must pay a non-refundable processing fee of $100.00 USD or $630.00 TTD. Nationals of Trinidad & Tobago and graduates of the University of the West Indies are exempt from this payment.
Overview on the Types of Registration
The IELTS or International English Language Testing System, is a Registration requirement if
The IELTS criteria is applicable across all classes of Registration
Upon registration all doctors are required to read MBTT's Code of Ethics.
Only Medical Practitioners with Full Registration are eligible to practice medicine privately
and in public healthcare institutions, subject to their nationality, citizenship, immigration status etc. Such doctors are considered members of the
Board and therefore eligible to campaign for a position on the Council, as well
as register Specialist and Additional Diploma
The Applicant must fill out the front page up to and including the Signature and Date,
and the back of the form up to and including Signature and Date.
The Certificate of Good Character ( inner left page) must be completed by a Physician who is already fully registered to practice medicine in Trinidad & Tobago.
The Certificate of Identity ( inner right page) must be completed by another Physician who is already fully registered to practice medicine in Trinidad & Tobago.
Two passport size photographs need to be submitted. The Physician who completed the Certificate of Identity must also insert the italicized sentence (refer to the Application form) at the back of each photograph. The backs of the photographs must be signed and dated by the same physician.
Applications must also be accompanied by certified photocopies of some form of photographic identification (eg., Passport, National ID, Driver's Permit).