Welcome to the Trinidad & Tobago Prison Service

Our Mission Statement

The Trinidad and Tobago Prison Service as an arm of the Criminal Justice System is committed to the protection of society and crime prevention by facilitating opportunities for habilitation/rehabilitation for offenders, while maintaining control under safe, secure and humane conditions.


Procedure when visiting an offender within a facility.

Social & Dress Code
Visitors' behavior & dress-code when visiting an offender within a facility.
Information about purchasing items for an offender within a facility.

Bail Process
Steps to follow when an offender is to be bailed.

Offender Phone Calls
Information about communicating with an offender within a facility.

Employee Assistance Program (EAP) helps Officers in resolving problems which affect their performance.

WHO COVID-19 Prevention Tips

Cleaning Hands

Wash hands for 20 seconds when entering and leaving an establishment .

Wearing Mask

Wear mask so that it completely covers your nose and mouth, and fits snugly against the sides of your face.

Coughing, Sneezing Safely

When coughing or sneezing please do so into a tissue or the elbow of hands, then discard the tissue, and immediately wash your hands.

Social Distancing

When visiting any establishment please practice proper social distancing protocol by keeping 6 feet apart from the person in front of you.

Keeping Doors & Windows Open

Increasing ventilation indoors, with fresh outdoor air, is a key method of dispersing the COVID-19 viral particles.

Restorative Justice

The philosophy of the Trinidad and Tobago Prison Service is currently one of Restorative Justice which was introduced in 2002.  Click here for more info.