Embassy of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
1708 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20036

Tel: 202-467-6490
Fax: 202-785-3130

Embassy Hours
Monday - Friday
9:00am - 5:00pm

Immigration Office
Monday - Wednesday, Friday
10:00am - 2:30pm
Passports may be collected from Monday - Friday, 10am-4pm.


The Ambassador


His Excellency Dr. Neil Parsan DVM, MBA, CACM, RFC

Ambassador of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago to the United States of America and Mexico


Permanent Representative of Trinidad and Tobago to the Organization of American States

Dr. Neil Parsan assumed the position of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the United States of America and The United Mexican States and Permanent Representative of Trinidad and Tobago to the Organization of American States (OAS) on February 7, 2011. Dr. Parsan did his Undergraduate Medical Degree at the University of the West Indies, Faculty of Medical Sciences where he graduated with Distinction. After spending eight (8) years as a Lecturer/Tutor at the Faculty of Medical Sciences (UWI), he pursued a Master of Business Administration (MBA) where he graduated as Top Student with Distinction. He also holds a Registered Financial Consultant (RFC) Degree, a CACM from Harvard University School of Public Health and a Diploma in International Trade Management (Dip. ITM) from ITM Worldwide in Sweden. Dr. Parsan was also awarded an Honorary Doctorate for education, culture and humanitarian work from the American Universidad registered with Cambridge University (UK) and the Congress of Mexico. He was a Director in several Companies – locally and regionally. He is presently the Chairman of the Global Gas Council, a Director of the Young Americas Business Trust (YABT), the Arthur Lok Jack Graduate School of Business (GSB) Alumni Board. He currently serves as chairman of the Inter-American Council for Integral Development and Vice-Chair of the Permanent Council of the Organization of American States. He has consulted on several Special Projects locally and internationally.

He has also been given the following recognition:

- Award for Leadership by the City of Philadelphia and Africa And Caribbean Business Council

- Statesman Award from Memorial of Congressman Payne

- The key to the City of Broward County, Florida

- Proclamation of 'Ambassador Dr. Neil Parsan Day' in the Cities of Boston, Hartford, Doral, Miami.

He is a Member of the Honorary International Committee on HIV/AIDS on Capitol Hill, Women's Foreign Policy Group, American Association of People with Disabilities and Americas Society. Dr. Parsan is also on the Board of Advisors of the National Student Leadership Foundation of the USA.

An avid runner and sports enthusiast, he does a lot of traveling and is fluent in Spanish as a Second language.