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Adult Passport Renewal by Mail

Beginning June 20, 2021, U.S. Embassy Kingston, Jamaica is accepting online fee payments for adult U.S. passport renewal applications. Paying online allows you to mail your application to the U.S. Embassy without the need to make an appointment and apply in person. No more travel to the Embassy to renew a passport! Please see below to determine if you are eligible to ...
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COVID-19 Information – Jamaica

COVID-19 Information – Jamaica   Last updated:   06/14/2021   ***  Effective January 26, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within three calendar days of travel.  Alternatively, travelers to the United States may provide documentation from a licensed health care provider of having recovered from ...
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COVID-19 Information – Cayman Islands

COVID-19 Information – Cayman Islands Last updated:   06/14/2021 ***  Effective January 26, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within three calendar days of travel.  Alternatively, travelers to the United States may provide documentation from a licensed health care provider of having recovered from COVID-19 ...
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May Pen Hospital Receives Field Hospital for COVID-19 Patients

A 40-bed mobile field hospital, donated by the United Sates (US) Government through the US Embassy in Jamaica, valued at J $132 million was officially opened at the May Pen Hospital in Clarendon. The hospital was opened on Wednesday, September 15 and forms part of U.S. Southern Command (USSOUTHCOM) ongoing assistance to nations in the ...
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Consular Update: U.S. Embassy Closure Notice – September 13 – 14

In light of the Jamaican government’s announcement of no-movement days on September13th & 14th, the U.S. Embassy will be closed for regular consular services on those days. All regular appointments scheduled for September 13th & 14th, are canceled. Applicants will receive information about rescheduling shortly. U.S. citizens requiring emergency assistance can contact the office for American ...
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Consular Update: U.S. Embassy Closure Notice – September 7, 13 & 14

In light of the Jamaican government’s announcement of no-movement days on September 7th, 13th & 14th, the U.S. Embassy will be closed for regular consular services on those days. The Embassy is closed on Monday, September 6, due to to the U.S. Labor Day Holiday. All regular appointments scheduled for September 7th, 13th & 14th, are ...
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Statement by Secretary Antony J. Blinken: Inaugural International Day for People of African Descent

Inaugural International Day for People of African Descent The United States joins others around the world in commemorating the first International Day for People of African Descent.  This day was created to promote the extraordinary contributions of Africans and members of the African diaspora around the world and is an opportunity to focus on eliminating ...
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Consular Update: U.S. Embassy Closure Notice – August 30-31

In light of the Jamaican government’s announcement of no-movement days on August 30 and 31, the U.S. Embassy will be closed for regular consular services on those days.  All regular appointments scheduled for August 30 and 31 are canceled. Applicants will receive information about rescheduling shortly.  U.S. citizens requiring emergency assistance can contact the office for American ...
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