Passport Information

Note: Applications for Jamaican Passports in the United States can only be submitted to the Jamaican Embassy or to one of the Consulate General , as listed below.

Embassy of Jamaica
1520 New Hampshire Ave. N.W.
Washington D.C. 20036
(202) 452-0660

 

Consulate General of Jamaica
767 Third Ave.
New York, NY 10017
(212) 935-9000

 

Consulate General of Jamaica
842 Ingraham Building
25 S.E. Second Ave.
Miami FL 33131

 

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First-Time Applicants

Please complete Application Form and submit two (2) identical non digitized colour photographs one of which should be certified by the Notary Public who signs Section G (photos are not to be stapled or paper clipped to the form), and an original birth certificate. Where applicable, the following documents should also be sent: A) Original Marriage Certificate B) Original Adoption Register C) Divorce Judgment. For minors, parents/guardians ID (along with letter of guardianship for the latter) should also be sent. Photocopies of documents will NOT be accepted. All Documents submitted with applications will be returned.

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Passport Renewals

Please complete Application Form and submit with your expired passport, two (2) identical color photographs one of which must be certified by the Certifying Official who signs Section F (photos are not to be stapled or paper clipped to the form), and a certified copy of birth certificate. Where applicable, the following documents should also be sent: A) Certified copy of Marriage Certificate B) Certified copy of Death Certificate C) Certified copy of Adoption Register D) Divorce Judgment. For minors, parents/guardians ID (along with letter of guardianship for the latter) should also be sent. Photocopies of documents will NOT be accepted. All Documents submitted with applications will be returned.

Applicants’ signature must remain in box provided. Thumb print box is only for persons unable to sign their names.

Certification: (see section F) can only be done by a Consular Official or a or a Notary Public.

Validity: Adult passports are valid for 10 years, minors for 5 years. Since passport forms are sent to Jamaica for processing, extra care is recommended in completing the form to avoid undue delay.

Passport Renewals

Application Fees
 
Adults
Minors
 
Renewal/First Time
 
$110.00
 
$80.00
Replacement of lost/damaged or misplaced passport
 
$110.00
 
$80.00
 
Total includes US$30.00 Consular and FEDEX second business day shipping & handling fees. Please make sure your address is clearly written, and apartment numbers are included where necessary.

Personal checks will not be accepted. Money orders or certified checks made payable to the Embassy of Jamaica, or to the Consulate General of Jamaica are to be forwarded directly with the form and other documents.

Replacement of lost or Stolen Passports (see also Renewal of passports above):
In addition to the documents mentioned under the heading

Renewal of Passports, persons who have lost or had their passports stolen must submit a Police Complaint Report and ONE of the following: A) Jamaican driver’s license B) Cancelled Jamaican Passport C) Jamaican voter’s registration card D) Work Permit bearing a photograph from the country of residence E) Identification indicating permanent residency F) Driver’s Licence from country of residence G) Other identification issued by a Federal/State/City authority which has an expiration date (subject to approval by a Consular Officer)

 

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Jamaicans wishing to renew their passports can obtain application forms by clicking on the Passport Forms Link above, print, complete and send to the nearest consulate in your area or the Embassy in Washington, DC.


Application forms can also be obtained by contacting the Embassy of Jamaica in Washington D.C., the Consulate General of Jamaica in New York or other Jamaican Consulates near to them. The form is free.

We have added a page of information about passports here.

NOTE: While we provide application forms, we do not process passports at the Consulate in Seattle. This has to be done at either the Embassy of Jamaica in Washington, D.C., or at one of the Consulate General (New York or Miami).

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Passport Renewal