Becoming a Citizen

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CONTENTS
Definition of Personality……………………………………2 How a person becomes a citizen in Trinidad and Tobago…..3 Roles of a Citizen …………………………………………..7 Qualities of an outstanding citizen …………………………8 Pictures of Document ………………………………………9

DEFINITION OF PERSONALITY:
According to the American Psychological Association, personality refers to the individual differences in characteristic patterns of thinking, feeling and behaving. These patterns can be observed amongst all living organisms within the universe. Personality is the essential character of a person and is that aspect of every human being that impresses others.

HOW A PERSON BECOMES A CITIZEN OF TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO:
This is the complete legal process of becoming a Trinidad and Tobago citizen- 1.A person must apply to be a citizen at through the ministry of national security. 2.You must fulfill these criteria:

* The spouse of a resident or citizen of Trinidad and Tobago. * The parent or grandparent of a resident or citizen of Trinidad and Tobago who resides in the country and is willing and able to provide care and maintenance for you. * Working in Trinidad and Tobago under a Work Permit for five or more continuous years at the time of application. However, a former resident or citizen of Trinidad and Tobago who wishes to obtain residency again would have to: * Obtain a Police Certificate of Character from all countries of residence within the last five years and from Trinidad and Tobago.  Please follow the link below for information on obtaining a Police Certificate of Character from Trinidad and Tobago.  Certificates must not be dated more than six months before the date of application. * Have legally entered the country if you are currently living in Trinidad and Tobago.  * Not be in a prohibited class as outlined in Section 8(1) of Immigration Act.  The Immigration Act can be viewed in its entirety on the Ministry of National Security's Immigration Division website. 3. You must obtain and complete two copies of a "P&I 6 Form” from one of the offices below, or from any Trinidad and Tobago overseas mission. These are available at: 1. Citizenship and Immigration Section

Temple Court
31-33 Abercromby Street, Ground Floor
Port of Spain
Trinidad, West Indies
Phone: (868) 623-2441-5
Fax: (868) 625-9405
E-Mail: sbhola@mns.gov.tt
 
2. Immigration Office
Port Authority Building
Milford Road
Scarborough
Tobago, West Indies
Tel: (868) 639-2681
Fax: (868) 639-1868

 3. Both copies of the application form should be completed in accordance with the included instructions and returned in person, together with all required documentation. REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION:
* Four identical passport-sized photos taken within the last six months. * Birth Certificate and supporting Affidavit, if necessary (original and one copy). * Marriage Certificate, if applicable (original and one copy). * Police Certificate of Character from previous counties of residence within the last five years and from Trinidad and Tobago, dated not more than six months from the date of application. * Work Permits issued in the name of the applicant for five years (original and one copy). * Job Letter or, if self-employed, evidence of registration of Company and letter indicating nature of employment and income. * Financial statements reflecting any investment accounts, bank accounts or credit union accounts dated not more than two weeks before date of application. * Tax Clearance Certificate “B” or “C”, which can be obtained at the Inland Revenue Department, Trinidad House, St. Vincent Street, Port of Spain. * Photocopies of each utilised page of a valid foreign Passport.

The required documentation may vary according to the reason for applying for residency in Trinidad and Tobago. 4. The following fees are payable upon approval of an application for Resident Status: * Nationals of Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries pay TT$400.00....
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