General Administration (GA)

The General Administration Division provides the support services required to facilitate the efficient functioning of all other Divisions in the Ministry of National Security. This Division has responsibility for ensuring that Government’s policies and programmes are implemented by the respective Divisions.  


Several Statutory Boards, Advisory Committees/ Boards and Similar Bodies, fall under the purview of the General Administration Division, as detailed hereunder:-

  • Advisory Committee on the Power of Pardon (Mercy Committee)
  • Bacteriological and Toxins Weapons Committee
  • Board of Management of the Youth Training Centre (YTC)
  • Cadet Force Advisory Committee
  • Criminal Injuries Compensation Board
  • Defence Council
  • Defence Force Commissions Board
  • Firearms Appeal Board
  • Immigration Advisory Committee
  • Ministerial Tenders Committee
  • National Drug Council
  • National Emblems Committee
  • National Security Officers Foundation Board
  • Protective Services Compensation Committee
  • Seized Assets Committee
  • Special Tenders Committee
  • Work Permit Advisory Committee

Main Office

Temple Court 1
31-33 Abercromby Street, Port of Spain
Telephone: 623-2441-5

Temple Court 2
52-60 Abercromby Street, Port of Spain
Telephone: 627-1032/ 625-2864/ 625-7554

Waterfront Complex, Tower C
Ministry of National Security, General Administration, Floor 20, Tower C
Waterfront Complex, 1 Wrightson Road, Port-of-Spain
Telephone: 625-5878/ 224-4667