Do you need a Passport to go to Jamaica

So you have finally decided which Caribbean island you are going to visit and of course you picked the best island to visit, Jamaica of course!  Now you have to sort through all those pesky detals.

A question that frequently comes up is do you need a passport to go to Jamaica?  The second question that probably comes up is do you need a visa to go to Jamaica.

After this more than likely you will probably start dreaming about being on a white sand beach!  Anyway we are going to drag you back to reality!  Information about passport and visa requirements for Jamaica are listed below.

Do I need a Passport to travel to Jamaica –  Here is the lowdown!

Most countries require a passport to visit Jamaica.  You can have a look at the table below.

If you country is not included you can contact the Jamaican Consulate or representative in your home country to find out about the passport requirements for Jamaica.

USA

Passport Required: Yes
Return Ticket Required: Yes

United Kingdom

Passport Required: Yes
Return Ticket Required: Yes

Canada

Passport Required: Yes
Return Ticket Required: Yes

Other EU

Passport Required: Yes
Return Ticket Required: Yes

For a visitor coming to Jamaica your passport should be valid for the duration of your stay.  If you are a US citizen please note that the US requires anyone returning to the United Stated by air should have a  passport that has not expired.

Jamaica Visa Requirements – Do you need a visa to go to Jamaica?

Citizens of some countries are allowed to travel to Jamaica without a visa for vacation purposes.

Jamaica allows visitors to stay 30 days or 90 days depending on your country of origin.  If your country is not on the list more than likely you will need a visa..  We have included the pertinent information below:

Thirty (30) days

Brazil
China
Costa Rica
Colombia
Czech Republic
Denmark
Ecuador
France
Greece
Hong Kong
Hungary
Japan
Martinique
Monaco
Panama
Poland
Portugal
Russian Federation
Slovak Republic
Spain
South Korea
Ukraine
Uraguay
Venezuela

Ninety (90) days

Austria
Belgium
Chile
Denmark
Finland
Germany
Iceland
Ireland
Israel
Italy
South Korea
Liechtenstein
Luxembourg
Mexico
Kingdom of the Netherlands
Norway
San Marino
Sweden
Switzerland
Turkey
United States of America

Jamaican Consulate and Embassy Contact Information

UNITED STATES

5201 Blue Lagoon Drive
Suite # 670
Miami, Florida 33126
Tel: (305) 665 0557
Fax: (305) 666 7239
US Toll Free – 1-800-233-4JTB
(1-800-233-4582)
Email: info@visitjamaica-usa.com

CANADA
303 Eglinton Avenue East
Suite 200
Toronto , Ontario
M4P IL3 , Canada
Tel: (416) 482-7850 EUROPE
Fax: (416) 482-1730
Email: jtb@visitjamaica-ca.com 

London

1 – 2 Prince Consort Road
London, England
SW7 2BZ, United Kingdom
Tel: (44) 207-225-9090
Fax: (44) 207-225-1020
Email: mail@visitjamaica.uk.com

Useful Links

https://travel.state.gov/content/passports/en/country/jamaica.html
https://travel.gc.ca/destinations/jamaica

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