Consulate information


1520 New Hampshire Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20036

Phone: (202) 452-0660 Website

Important Facts

  • COVID-19 REGULATIONS (Subject to change).  Travelers must have COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they are fully vaccinated. For up to date information, please click this link
  • VISA APPLICATION. Consular services is offered by appointment only. To schedule, click on the following link: schedule an appointment
  • Passport must have at least six (6) months validity beyond the completion of a trip and at least one (1) blank visa page.
  • NO VISA REQUIRED for nationals of  Australia, Botswana, Canada, Ghana, India, Kenya, Malawi, Mauritius, Singapore, South Africa, Tanzania, Trinidad & Tobago, Uganda, Zambia, and some other countries; for nationals of Brazil, Chile, Finland, Germany, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, Russian Fed., Spain, Switzerland and some other countries for a maximum stay of 90 days; for nationals of Argentina, Austria, Colombia, Costa Rica, France, Japan, Portugal, Venezuela and some other countries for a maximum stay of 30 days.
  • NO VISA REQUIRED for any national who hold US Permanent Resident card or with US Visa for a maximum stay of 60 days for tourism and for business purposes 30 days; for nationals of USA for a maximum stay of 6 months.
  • Visa Fees might vary according to nationality.
  • For more information and questions contact the GC Visa office.
Visa Application Requirements US NON-US
Valid passport
Completed and signed application form
The application must be typewritten. Not handwritten.
Passport size photos - one (1) photo
White background and should be free of shadows, in color and clear, without glasses. Applicants must directly face camera w/ a neutral expression and clearly visible eyes.
Copy of flight itinerary
A round trip travel airline ticket with traveler's name.
Copy of hotel reservation/Evidence of address while staying in the country.
Letter of support (Business visa only)
The GC Visa office will provide
Proof of valid legal residency in the US (copy only)
Be ready to show the original when applying in person.
Yellow fever certificate

Forms and Links

Application Form Jamaica Visa Fee

Processing Time

Processing timeService typeCitizenship
5 to 10 business daysRegularDepending on nationality

Fee per Visa

Payment Method: Money Order,

Type of VisaFee per VisaType of entryTerm of visa
Depending on nationality
0.001 month to 6 month
Consular Fee (Extra)10.00

Additional Notes

  • Allow (2) two extra days for GC Visa Office to process your application.
  • For Long Term/Work Visa and Children under 18, Contact GC Visa Office.
  • Please note that Embassies/Country Representative Offices change the requirements on a regular basis without notifying us.
  • There is a GC surcharge for our services.

Last updated: September 15, 2022