Trinidad & Tobago

The University of the West Indies

              a)      No visa is needed for visits less than 90 days.
              b)      Passports must be valid for three months longer than the intended stay.
              c)      Upon entry, travelers must show a return ticket.
              d)      You may be asked to present your letter of acceptance from us to the Immigration Department of the Piarco International
                       Airport. Please have your letter readily available.


                Dr. Bharat Bassaw
                Co-ordinator of Elective Students
                c/o Unit of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
                Mount Hope Materity Hospital
                Uriah Butler Highway
                Champs Fleurs
                Trinidad, West Indies
                Tel/Fax No. 1-868-662-6418

Application Process:
                                    Application information

Application Fees:
Nonrefundable $50 USD application fee
                 Up to 4 week rotation is $400.00, payable in advance

Rotation Information:
                 Available to: SOM
                 A wide variety of electives are available. Please consult their website:

a)      Approximately 10 rooms are available at Joyce Gibson Innis Hall; Mt. Hope which is location on the medical sciences
                          complex.  This accommodation is designed in the form of six-room apartment blocks.
                 b)      The cost of $17 US per night, and students are also required to pay a deposit of $108 US (refundable) upon arrival.
                 c)      The charges include electricity and laundry facilities. Students are, however, required to bring their own bed and bath linen.
                 d)      For further information, contact Ms. Stacy St. Hill at or Mrs. Heather Legall at
                          Telephone 1-868-645-3471/3478/3454, and fax at 1-868-645-3473.
                 e)      For information about alternative accommodation in the Port-of-Spain area contact:
                               Student Advisory Services           
                               The University of the West Indies
                               St. Augustine, Trinidad
                               Tel: 1-868-662-2002, Ext. 2098 Fax: 1-868-663-9684

Last modified: Jan 07, 2015