List of Countries with Visa Requirements for Jamaica


Important! Please contact the Embassy or the Jamaican Consulate in São Paulo or Rio de Janeiro for further information should any questions arise and for required fees.


Please see basic visa requirements on the list below : For countries with (R) beside their names, visa applications must be approved by the Passport, Immigration and Citizenship Agency (PICA) in Jamaica. The application will be sent to PICA for approval. The processing time is 7 – 10 business days. EXCEPTIONS may apply in cases where the applicant holds a diplomatic or service (official) passport. Please contact the nearest Jamaican consular post for the most up-to-date information if you hold a diplomatic or service/official passport.

NOTE the following when checking a country visa requirements:


All visa fees are quoted in United States Dollars and must be paid in cash in the exact amount. Fees are subject to change without notice. An administrative fee of US$10.00 is charged in addition to the visa fee. Visa fees vary according to the country which issued your passport.


For countries noted with ** an entry visa to Jamaica is waived only if the bearer meets the conditions below, as applicable:
(1) Has a valid visa issued by the USA, Canada or the United Kingdom or a State within the Schengen area.
(2) Present a medical certificate dated after 12 August 2014, proving vaccination against Measles, Rubella and Polio.
(3) Certificate of vaccination against Yellow Fever required.
(R) - indicates Referral Necessary.
Visa required for all other travel purposes in some instances.