Frequently Asked Questions

Please find information on the application process at the Jamaica Information Service (JIS) website here:

https://jis.gov.jm/information/faqs/applying-for-a-jamaican-work-permit/

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Please see Frequently Asked Questions on the Tax Administration Jamaica website here:
https://www.jamaicatax.gov.jm/taxpayer-registration-number-trn-faq

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To replace a damaged Jamaican passport, the following documents are required:-

Completed Passport Application Form: Download Here

  1. If applicant is/was married, complete Section B.  
  2. Section E must be signed and dated by applicant
  3. Two (2) passport size photographs
  4. Birth Certificate (original format)
  5. Last valid JA. passport, if available and signed STATEMENT explaining circumstances of damaged passport
  6. $200 (US) money order or cashier’s check ONLY!

If these are being mailed, please note following instructions clearly:-

  • One of the photographs must be notarized by Notary Public. (DO NOT STAMP PHOTO)
  • Section G must be signed and sealed by Notary Public
  • Send payment in Money Order made payable to Consulate General of Jamaica

Mail completed application documents to:

Consulate General of Jamaica

Suite 400 – Courthouse Towers

44 West Flagler Street

Miami, FL 33130

Category: Passports

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Please check for current Jamaican visa requirements for various countries at the Jamaica Passport, Immigration & Citizenship Agency (PICA) here:

http://www.pica.gov.jm/immigration/general-immigration-information/requirements-for-travel-to-jamaica/

Category: Visas

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The first step in obtaining a copy of your marriage certificate is to complete the online marriage certificate application form. You can complete the form on the Registrar General’s Department (R.G.D) website at https://www.rgd.gov.jm/index.php/application-forms

Go to the following section at the bottom of the page and click on the “Apply Now” button:


Once you have completed the form correctly, click “Submit Application” located directly under the Marriage Certificate Application Form.

You can get the latest application fees here:

https://www.rgd.gov.jm/index.php/products-and-service/prices

You can contact the Registrar General’s office directly at:

Address:Twickenham Park, St. Catherine
Telephone:876-749-0550
876-619-1260
Email:information@rgd.gov.jm

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The process for renewal is the same as the process for a new passport application with the exception that you will also complete the “Recent Passport” section (SECTION D) of the application form with the old/expired passport details as well as submit the old passport with the renewal application form.

Please see instructions here: https://jamaicanconsulateatlanta.org/how-to-apply-for-a-jamaican-passport/

Further instructions/requirements are available on the PICA website here: http://www.pica.gov.jm/passport-servies/adult-passport-information/renewing-a-jamaican-adult-passport/

Category: Passports
  • Garnett Townsend says:

    Just want to make an appointment to renew my passport in Atlanta with the passport office in October.

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    Please visit the US Homeland Security website for step-by-step instructions here: https://www.uscis.gov/citizenship/learners/apply-citizenship

    Category: US Citizenship

    We recommend submitting your passport renewal application about six months prior to its expiration date.

    Category: Passports

    The first step in obtaining a copy of your birth certificate is to complete the online Birth Certificate application form. You can complete the online form on the Registrar General’s Department (R.G.D) website at https://www.rgd.gov.jm/index.php/application-forms

    Go to the following section on the website and click on the “Apply Now” button:

    Once you have completed the form correctly, click “Submit Application” located directly under the Birth Certificate Application Form.

    You can get the latest application fees here:

    https://www.rgd.gov.jm/index.php/products-and-service/prices

    You can contact the Registrar General’s office directly at:

    Address:Twickenham Park, St. Catherine
    Telephone:876-749-0550
    876-619-1260
    Email:information@rgd.gov.jm

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