According to the Ministry of Foreign and CARICOM Affairs, the Consulate General in New York 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 main purpose for the Consulate General is to manage relations between Trinidad and Tobago and the United States, as well as provide services and information to non-citizens interested in visiting, studying, working, doing business or investing in Trinidad and Tobago.
The Trinidad and Tobago Consulate General of New York provides services for citizens of both the United States and Trinidad and Tobago. Agents of the Consulate provide immigration services for persons who have lost their passports,need new passports or need to renew their passports. They also provide advising for immigration issues, immigration officers are stationed within the consulate to provide advice on problems immigrants may have.
The Consulate also provides protection for citizens of Trinidad and Tobago in America. If there is some sort of terrorist activity or war in America, the Consulate is responsible for its Trinidad and Tobago citizens. They give advice and support in the case of an accident, serious illness or death, including funeral assistance and transportation services for remains of dead relatives.
Donna Cox, Consul, Public Affairs and Culture in the Trinidad and Tobago Consulate General of New York provides public relations and is prepared to work with any group that may need advise,support, and help concerning projects or business construction. She can provide contact to the relevant agencies in Trinidad and Tobago to get information.
Cox can be contacted at the Consulate office via telephone at (212) 682-7272.The location of the consulate office is125 Maiden Lane, New York, NY 10038.