ABOUT THE CONSULATE
Mission Statement              

The mission of the Antigua and Barbuda New York Consulate General is to develop and protect the commercial interest of Antigua and Barbuda and to construct and foster relationships among citizens in the Northeast states of the United States under its jurisdiction. 

 

Functions

The Consulate General of Antigua and Barbuda in New York performs the following functions:

  • Creates or develops a demand for Antigua and Barbuda exports and promotes and protects its trade and other economic interests.

  • Promotes economic development/investments for Antigua and Barbuda.

  • Reports on commercial, financial and other economic developments in its jurisdiction.

  • Examines and certifies invoices and documents covering trade and foreign direct investment (FDI) to Antigua and Barbuda.

  • Administers in appropriate cases the implementation of Antigua and Barbuda laws and regulations related to citizenship, immigration, trade, navigation, and commerce within its prescribed jurisdiction.

  • Assists and protects the interest of Antigua and Barbuda nationals, including students and other migrant workers, within the limits permitted by international law.

  • Performs passport and visa services.

  • Performs registration services including those for births and details, solemnizes marriages, and conserves estates of deceased nationals.

  • Performs notaries and, in appropriate cases, other legal services.

  • Maintains an updated and confidential registry of Antigua and Barbuda nationals.

  • Keeps Antigua and Barbuda nationals informed of events of national interest.

  • Performs any other functions entrusted to a consular post by the Government of Antigua and Barbuda.

 

Jurisdiction

States currently under the Antigua and Barbuda (New York) Consulate General’s jurisdiction are:

  • Connecticut

  • Maine

  • Massachusetts

  • New Hampshire

  • New Jersey

  • New York

  • Pennsylvania

  • Rhode Island

  • Vermont

 

Consulate General Staff

Michelle Lightfoot
Consular Officer
michelle.lightfoot@ab.gov.ag

 

Joy Wehner
Consular Officer
JWehner@aandbgov.org

Jerri-ann Jeremy

Consular Officer 

JJeremy@aandbgov.org 

 

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