Notice: Teacher Registration Number

The Ministry of Education  wishes to advise that the process to apply for a Teacher Registration Number can now be accessed on the Ministry of Education’s website at

Full details on the requirements to apply for a Teachers Registration Number can be accessed at

The following are the procedures in respect of submitting an online application for a Teacher Registration Number:

  • Online applications are to be submitted with following documents:
    • Birth Certificate
    • Marriage Certificate (where applicable)
    • Documentation showing proof of citizenship (if not born in Trinidad and Tobago)
    • Relevant academic qualifications
    • Two (2) recommendations from Teachers (not older than six (6) months)
    • Official Receipt of five dollars (TT$5.00) for the Registration Fee.
    • Certificate of Good Character (Receipt will be accepted).
  • Upon submission of online application, candidates will be required to come in to the Ministry of Education to certify documents, following which  a Teacher’s Registration Number will be issued to the applicant.

Please note that incomplete applications will not be considered.