By Naturalization

A person may be granted naturalization after a minimum period of five (5) years residency in Jamaica on application following his/her residency through either Visa or Work Permit application.

Required documents:

  • Certified copy of Birth Certificate
  • Passport used to enter Jamaica
  • Current Passport if different
  • Work Permit or Exemption Certificate
  • Evidence of involvement in any community activities
  • Two (2) Passport size photographs

A Jamaican Passport or Travel Document may be issued on application to a non – Jamaican only after the person has obtained a Certificate of Registration or Naturalization from the appropriate authorities in Jamaica.

Applications are submitted directly to the Passport, Citizenship and Immigration Agency in Jamaica by the applicant.

Address:                25C Constant Spring Road, Kingston 10, Jamaica