Indian Embassy in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago and Embassy of Trinidad and Tobago in India are output of the age old relations which can be traced back as early as in 1845. However, the diplomatic relations between India and Trinidad were established during the Prime Ministership of Jawaharlal Nehru in 1962. In the same year High Commission of India was opened in Trinidad and Tobago and Embassy of Trinidad and Tobago was opened in New Delhi, India in 1969. The relations between Indian Embassy in Trinidad & Tobago and Embassy of Trinidad & Tobago further strengthened when late Smt. Indira Gandhi visited in 1968 and entered into a cultural agreement with the opening of Mahatma Gandhi Institute for Cultural Cooperation. After that many agreements between the Embassy of India and Embassy of Trinidad and Tobago were signed to accelerate the bilateral relations between these two countries. Some of the major agreements which consolidated the relations between the Embassy of India and Embassy of Trinidad and Tobago are Proposal for Partnership Agreement between the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) and the Distance Learning Secretariat of the Ministry of Distance Learning, Government of Trinidad & Tobago.
Embassy of India
High Commission of India
No. 6, Victoria Avenue,
Post Box No. 530,
Port of Spain,
Trinidad and Tobago.
Telephone: 00-1-868-6277480, 6277481
The consular section is open from Monday to Friday except public holidays in the morning from 9 AM to 12 Noon for receipt of applications and from 3 PM to 4 PM for delivery of documents.
Applicants are advised to check whether the Embassy is working on a particualr day. An appropriate notice is put up in the Embassy premise about the forthcoming holidays.