The Turks and Caicos Islands Government on 15th November 2021, opened its application portal to accept online submissions from eligible Grand Turk Businesses involved in the Cruise- Tourism Sector; many of whom were impacted by the economic fallout emanating from the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Government, is aware that in some cases, persons seeking to upload their information through the portal may be experiencing an error message.

In the event you are experiencing an error message stating that “this site is closed since May 2021,” please clear the cache on the machine you are using or use a different machine, as this portal is still currently active and will be until Friday November 26th. Please be reminded that applications will be received online by the Turks & Caicos Islands Government at the site address until 26th November 2021; unless otherwise directed.

Also be reminded that the Grand Turk Cruise Assistance Programme aims to provide eligible Grand Turk businesses only with a one-time payment, ranging from $3,500 to $10,000.  The policy aims to address the following areas for assistance for the targeted categories:

  • Necessary plant and or infrastructure repairs.
  • Staff training.
  • Upgrade of business software.
  • Digitalization of business processes.
  • Purchase of business equipment and supplies.
  • Enhance business image standards.

Any questions concerning this application may be directed to the Turks & Caicos Islands Government  via email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Applicants are reminded that incomplete applications will not be processed.  Therefore, it is important that you ensure that you read the instructions on how to fill the application to understand clearly what is needed, inclusive of the evidence to be provided.

Applicants will be notified of the outcome as soon as possible following the submission of their applications. Successful applicants will receive an approval letter issued by the Turks and Caicos Islands Government. A single payment will be made by the Grand Turk Government Treasury directly to the applicant via cheque. The approved applicant will be required to present photo identification showing either BOTC or Turks & Caicos Islands status.


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