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 3:00pm the Friday before the
next scheduled Regular Monthly Meeting.
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
All categories of Registration have been ammended effective August 11th 2005.
As per the decision taken by Council on the 11th August 2005, all classes of registration will be subject to the implementation of the IELTS exam
The IELTS or International English Language Testing System, is now a Registration requirement if
The IELTS criteria is applicable across all classes of Registration
Upon registration (with the exception of Special Temporary Registration) all doctors are required to read MBTT's Code of Ethics.
Medical Practitioners with Full Registration can practice medicine privately and in public health institutions. 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 qualifications
The Applicant fills 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) is completed by a Physician registered to practice medicine in Trinidad & Tobago.
The Certificate of Identity ( inner right page) is completed by another Physician registered to practice medicine in Trinidad & Tobago.
Also submit two passport size photographs. The Physician who completed the Certificate of Identity must also insert the italized sentence (refer to the Application form) at the back of each photograph. He/She must also date and sign the backs of the photographs.
Applications must also be accompanied by certified photocopies of some form of photographic identification.