The New Investment Policy is already working…

  • Attracting long-term and sustainable investment that creates local jobs and other local value-added to the economy of the the Turks & Caicos Islands.
  • Pro-actively drawing appropriate and sustainable investment that stimulates the economies of the lesser-developed family islands.
  • Pro-actively drawing investment to the country that supports economic activity outside of tourism.
  • Attracting investment tot he Turks & Caicos Islands that creates new industries and otherwise meets the broader development priorities of the country.
  • Operating a regulated system of investment incentives which is clear, transparent and relatively easy to operate, including monitoring for compliance.
  • Continuing to reduce the cost of doing business and improving the regulatory and other environments for all investment in the Turks & Caicos Islands

Establishing a Business in the Turks & Caicos

The TCIG welcomes foreign investors who wish to establish a business in the Turks & Caicos.  All foreign or permanent residents seeking to do business in the Turks & Caicos must submit a Project Proposal to the Investment Unit (IU).


1.  Submit a Project Proposal, along with supporting documents to the Investment Unit (IU).

2.  The IU will process the application and submit the same to the various departments for perusal and input.

3.  Depending on the nature of the proposed business activity, the relevant Government Ministry or deparment would be consulted for input.

  • Environmental Department
  • Planning Department
  • Labour and Immigration
  • Lands Department
  • Business Licence

4.  Once a determination has been made, the IU will communicate to the applicant in writing.

5.  Once approval is obtained, the IU also coordinates with other Government departments and facilitates the implementation of projects.

Supporting Documents

  • Copies of Passport
  • Bank reference
  • Character reference
  • Police record
  • Copy of application fro Crown Land (if applicable)
  • Environmental Impact Assessment
  • Proof of financial capability

Turn Around Time:

A determination is communicated within 60 days following the submission of a completed Project Proposal.


There is no deadline

Related Fees

There are no fees associated with this service

For more information please contact

The TCIG Investment Unit
Butterfield Square
Downtown Providenciales
Turks and Caicos Islands
Tel: 649-946-4776

Turks & Caicos Business Guide 2014

Turks & Caicos Business Guide 2014

The Turks & Caicos Business Guide 2014 | downloadable pdf

At A Glance

Population - 31,458
Language - English
Currency - The US dollar is the official currency of TCI. Most hotels, restaurants and taxi services accept traveler's cheques, which can be cashed at local banks. Most credit cards are accepted and banks offer ATM's as well as cash advances on credit cards.
Time Zone - Eastern Standard Time | Daylight Savings Time is observed from April to November
Climate - the average temperature ranges between 85 - 90 degrees (29-32 C) from June to Oct. From Nov to May average temperature is 80-84 degrees (27-29 C)
Water temperature is 82-84 in summer and 74-78 in winter

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PO Box 361
Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands, BWI
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Phone: 649-332-6418
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