PREPARING FOR THE PASSPORT APPLICATION PROCESS

PASSPORT RENEWAL APPLICATIONS

PASSPORT REPLACEMENT APPLICATIONS

FIRST TIME APPLICANTS

EMERGENCY CERTIFICATE

The Jamaican Consulate processes requests for temporary travel documents called Emergency Certificates (ECs). An Emergency Certificate is a one way travel document that permits a Jamaican national without a valid passport to enter Jamaica for emergency reasons.

REQUIREMENTS

a) Adults:

  • Completed Passport Application Form
  • Most recently issued passport (current or expired)
  • Original Birth Certificate
  • Valid government issued photo identification, if the passport has been lost/stolen
  • Police Report (mandatory) or affidavit for lost/stolen/unavailable/misplaced passports
  • Two (2) passport sized colour photographs
  • Travel itinerary
  • Proof of emergency

b) Minors:

  • All minors over the age of 3 must appear in person.
  • Completed Passport Application Form.
  • An original birth certificate
  • Most recently issued passport 
  • Valid government issued photo identification (if the passport has been lost/stolen) 
  • Parent(s) government issued photo identification.
  • Police Report or affidavit (mandatory) for lost/stolen/misplaced passports.
  • Two (2) passport size colour photographs.
  • Travel itinerary.
  • Proof of emergency

FEES

  • Fee of $90.00 cash, bank draft or money order made payable to the Jamaican Consulate (Do not send cash in the mail).
  • There is an additional fee of $13.00 for postage, if this service is required or the client may send a pre-paid return envelope.

PROCESSING TIMES

In Person

  • Please allow three (3) business days starting from the submission date of the application in-person to the Jamaican Consulate.

Mailed-In 

  •  Please allow ten (10) business days for processing for applications submitted through the mail.  For mail-in, the expired Passport must be submitted along with the application