Last Update: Reissued with updates to health information.
Exercise increased caution in the Turks and Caicos Islands due to crime.
Country Summary: The vast majority of crime occurs in Providenciales. Local medical care and criminal investigative capabilities are limited.
Read the country information page for additional information on travel to the Turks and Caicos Islands.
If you decide to travel to the Turks and Caicos Islands:
Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before planning any international travel, and read the Embassy’s COVID-19 page for country-specific COVID-19 information.
Avoid walking alone and at night.
Do not answer your door at your hotel/residence unless you know who it is.
Do not physically resist any robbery attempt.
Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive Alerts and make it easier to locate you in an emergency.
Follow the Department of State on Facebook and Twitter.
Review the Country Security Report for Turks and Caicos.
Prepare a contingency plan for emergency situations. Review the Traveler’s Checklist.
Visit the CDC page for the latest Travel Health Information related to your travel.