A CARICOM National wishing to live and work in another CARICOM State should obtain a Skilled National Certificate. This must be presented to the immigration in the receiving country along with a valid passport and a police certificate of character.
Holders of Certificates are given a minimum of six months stay in the host country until their status and documents could be verified.
It is recommended that you travel with your qualification certificates and other supporting documents. Additional documents required if traveling with spouse and dependents include a Marriage Certificate, Birth Certificates, verification of relationship to dependents, Police Certificate of Character. The Certificate is valid for an indefinite period.
For further details visit the official CSME CARICOM website: http://csme.caricom.org/
Under the Revised Treaty of Chaguaramas establishing the CARICOM Single Market and Economy Member states commit themselves to the free movement of their nationals. This is however to be approached in phases. The following categories of skilled workers are currently free to live and work in any CARICOM Country:
- Graduates of all recognized universities in the world,
- Media Workers
- Sports Personnel,
- Non-graduate Teachers and Nurses,
- Artisans with a Caribbean Vocational Qualification
- and holders of Associate Degrees or comparable CVQ or comparable qualification/equivalence.
Persons having any of these qualifications may apply for a certificate of recognition of CARICOM Skills Qualification.