All land surveys require approval by the Land and Surveys Division of the Ministry of Land and Marine Resources. This requirement applies to both private and State lands.
Final survey plans should be submitted in person by the land surveyor to:
Land and Surveys Division
Ministry of Land and Marine Resources
118 Frederick Street
Port of Spain
Trinidad, West Indies
Tel. (868) 624-8023 or (868) 627-9201/4
Opening hours: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday to Friday, except public holidays
Once the plans have been checked and reviewed, the surveyor will be contacted and notified if the survey has been approved or not.
There are no fees for the checking and approval of survey plans.
Approval of plans usually takes from two to three weeks. This is dependent on the quantity of plans pending approval.
Additional information can be obtained from the Land and Surveys Division at the address above, or by calling (868) 624-8023 or (868) 627-9201/4.