Adjustments to the Board of Inland Revenue Services in light of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Tags: Media Release, Covid-19

In light of national guidelines recently issued to safeguard the health and safety of the nation’s citizenry in relation to the global COVID-19 pandemic, the Board of Inland Revenue (BIR) wishes to advise members of the public of the following adjustments beginning tomorrow, 16th March, 2020 and continuing, in the first instance, until 20th March, 2020.


Cash and Linx payments will only be accepted at the registers of the following locations:

  • Port of Spain Regional Office, IRD Tower, Cashiers’ Unit
  • Tunapuna District Revenue Office
  • San Fernando Regional Office, Cashiers’ Unit
  • Tobago Regional Office, Cashiers’ Unit


Cheque payments will be accepted via deposit boxes labelled for that purpose at all offices, with the exception of the aforementioned Tobago Regional Office, which will also accept cheque payments at the register.


While the Board of Inland Revenue stands ready to facilitate the full range of services offered, in line with social distancing recommendations intended to minimise the spread of COVID-19, the public is advised to refrain from accessing any non-essential services at this time.


The Board apologises for any inconvenience caused as a result of these measures.

Adjustments to the Bopard of Inland Revenue Services in light of the COVID-19 Pandemic