GATE E-Service Information

Overview of eService

GATE eService is an eService provided by MTEST with the purpose to automate student application, Tertiary Level Institution (TLI) verification and Clearance approval of GATE application, so as to provide an end-to-end workflow that will enable Funding and Grants Administration Division to administer GATE programme more efficiently.

GATE eService aims to address the current issues such as reducing GATE Clearance and Application processing time as well as the redundant processes.

GATE eService also aims to improve the service quality by increasing automation and productivity of routine checks.


All citizens of Trinidad and Tobago who are accepted into a recognized tertiary programme may apply for GATE Funding via the eService.

Documents required for Registration of GATE eService ID

  1. Original Birth Certificate
  2. Original National ID or Passport
  3. Original Marriage / Divorce Certificate (if required)


Step 1: Register for a GATE eService ID (one-time process)

Step 2: Apply for GATE Funding via the eService (The GATE application will take approximately 10-15 minutes to complete)

Step 3: View application status online OR Receive status updates via email

Step 4: Amend / Re-submit application (only if required)

Step 5: Sign Letter of undertaking (upon approval)

eService Launch Date

Students can start utilizing the eService from 13 Jan 2014 


The eService can be accessed from:

2. (Ministry of Tertiary Education and Skills Training website for redirection)
3. (Trinidad and Tobago Government Online Portal for redirection)

Help/Support for eService

Hotline: 800-GATE (or 800-4283)


         There is no fee required to utilize the eService

Registration Centers

Registration Centres



POS, Sangre Grande, St. Madaline, Point Fortin, Pleasantville, Point-a-Pierre , Macoya, Penal. MIC Locations


Debe, Mayaro, Moruga, Point Lisas, Point Fortin, St Madeleine, Laventille, La Brea, Omera, Tobago (Goldsborough). NESC Locations

UTT Omera, POS, Valsyn, Tarouba, Corinth, Tobago (Scarborough).


POS, Sangre Grande, San Fernando, El Dorado, Tobago (Scarborough).


St. Augustine


St. Augustine, Sangre Grande, San Fernando, Mayaro, Tobago (Scarborough).


Arima, St James, Tunapuna, Chaguanas, Princess Town, Tobago (Bon Accord).Service Centers






St. Augustine, San Fernando


Tobago (Mt. St. George)


Trincity, San Fernando, Champs Fleurs.


Maracas Valley, San Fernando

Do I need to provide any documentation for online GATE application? You are required to upload the following documentation (in soft copy) for online GATE application submission:

  • Birth Certificate with supporting affidavit (if necessary)
  • National Identification Card or Passport (at least one of the two)
  • Copy of Receipt for evidence of payment for your portion of tuition fees (for post-graduate student)
  • Marriage / Divorce Certificate (for married / divorce student)
  • Deed Poll (for name change)
  • Latest Grade Slip or Transcript (for continuing student pursuing in the same programme)
  • Acceptance Letter from Institution (for new / continuing student pursuing in new programme)
  • Certificate of the previous Completed Programme (for continuing student pursuing in new programme)
Important Note:
Supported File Size: Up to 1MB
Supported File Types: .png, .jpg, .jpeg, .gif, .bmp, .tif, .tiff, .pdf, .doc, 
.docx, .txt.


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