Media Releases


Removal of Appointments for Certain Licensing Transactions

21 Sep 2022

The Ministry of Works and Transport wishes to advise the general public that effective October 3rd, 2022 appointments will no longer be required for certain transactions at the Licensing Office. Walk-in services will be facilitated for the following transactions:

Responds to Protest Action at North Oropouche Road, Sangre Grande

14 Sep 2022

The Ministry of Works and Transport (MOWT) is aware and has been paying close attention to recent protest action conducted at North Oropouche Road, Sangre Grande.

MOWT Responds to Installation of "Oil Barrels" along the Sir Solomon Hochoy Highway in the vicinity of the Ghandi Village Roundabout

26 Aug 2022

The Ministry of Works and Transport notes with great concern the irresponsible actions of Mr. Phillip Alexander regarding the installation of “oil barrels” along the Sir Solomon Hochoy Highway in the vicinity of the Gandhi Village Roundabout.

MOWT Clarifies facts on the idea put forward by the THA for a Tobago to Grenada Commercial Sailing

25 Aug 2022

The Ministry of Works and Transport wishes to clarify the facts in circulating media reports regarding comments made by the Chief Secretary of the Tobago House of Assembly (THA), the Honourable Farley Augustine, on the matter of a Grenada to Tobago commercial sailing service.

Further Extension of the Validity of Certain Documents issued by the Licensing Division

02 Aug 2022

The Ministry of Works and Transport wishes to advise members of the public that a further extension of time has taken effect in respect of the following: (1) Driver’s licences, taxi driver licences, badges, certificates and all other documents issued by the Licensing Authority shall now be deemed valid until 1st January 2023.

MOWT Responds to The Trinidad Business Guardian “Fix Potholes Yourself”

21 Jul 2022

The Ministry of Works and Transport wishes to address an article published on July 21 2022, in the Trinidad Business Guardian titled “Fix Potholes Yourself”. Incendiary in nature, the headline of this article is misleading, and once again, represents a growing trend in irresponsible journalism.

MOWT Respond to Reports on La Fortune Pluck Road/Santa Cecelia Trace

21 Jul 2022

Following several media reports on the landslip at La Fortune Pluck Road/Santa Cecelia Trace, the Ministry of Works and Transport (MOWT) would like to take this opportunity to clarify some critical matters as it relates to the progress of this project.

MOWT Commissions Morvant to Maritime Roundabout Upgrade Project

14 Jul 2022

Senator the Honourable Rohan Sinanan, Minister of Works and Transport officially commissioned the Morvant to Maritime Roundabout Upgrade Project on Thursday 14th July, 2022.

The Licensing Division Transitions from Driver's Permit to Driver's Licence

08 Jul 2022

Continuing with its thrust to modernize and enhance services, business processes and operating systems at the Licensing Division, on Friday 08th July 2022, the Ministry of Works and Transport launched the new Driver’s Licence, marking the transition from the former “Driver’s Permit”.

Temporary Closure of the St. James Licensing Office

06 Jul 2022

The Ministry of Works and Transport wishes to advise the public that the St. James Licensing Office will be temporarily closed, effective Monday 11th July 2022. This has become necessary to conduct repairs on the facility.



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