About The Consulate General for the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
in New York
The Consulate General of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago in New
York was established in 1972 and has functioned continuously since
that year. Our offices are currently located at 125 Maiden Lane (4th
Floor), New York, New York 10038. The Consulate exercises
consular jurisdiction in the following states of the eastern
seaboard of the United States of America - Connecticut, Maine,
Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania,
Rhode Island and Vermont.
The primary role and function of this office is to provide consular
services to nationals of Trinidad & Tobago resident in the areas of
its jurisdiction, to provide services to visitors from Trinidad &
Tobago to the Eastern United States of America as may be requested
as well as to foreign nationals wishing official interlocution with
Trinidad & Tobago.
The Consulate also liaises with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs,
other Government Departments, public and private sector institutions
and entities and implements the policy initiatives of the Government
of Trinidad & Tobago.
The clientele of the Consulate covers a wide spectrum and includes
not only nationals resident in its area of jurisdiction but also
travelers from Trinidad and Tobago (particularly official
travelers), foreign nationals seeking interaction with Trinidad &
Tobago, American individuals and corporate entities as well as New
York City, State and other officials. The specific services
range from immigration matters to legal services (notary public),
provision of information about Trinidad & Tobago, repatriation of
human remains, facilitation of the deportation of criminal
deportees, representational functions, hosting of events marking
significant national landmarks (e.g. Indian Arrival Day,
Emancipation Day, Republic Day).
In addition, the Consulate promotes Trinidad & Tobago as the
preferred destination for investment, seeks to increase exports of
goods and services from Trinidad & Tobago to the USA, supports the
operations of Trinidad & Tobago institutions in the jurisdiction,
encourages and supports Trinidad and Tobago and regional performers,
artists, artistes, musicians, dramatists and others in the area.
The office is supported by a team of home-based and locally