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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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Travel Advisory: Jamaica – Level 4 (Do Not Travel)

Jamaica – Level 4: Do Not Travel The U.S. Department of State has revised its Travel Advisory level for Jamaica to “Level 4: Do Not Travel” due to COVID-19. U.S. citizens are advised to read the Department of State’s  COVID-19 page  before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 4 Travel Health Notice for Jamaica due 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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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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Health Alert: Updated Quarantine Requirements for U.S. Citizens in Jamaica

Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Kingston, Jamaica (June 8, 2021) Location: Jamaica Event: COVID-19 Updates – Updated Quarantine Requirements for U.S. Citizens in Jamaica The Government of Jamaica recently changed COVID-19 quarantine requirements upon arrival for fully vaccinated travelers.  The updated information is detailed below. Quarantine Requirements in Jamaica: All travelers are required to quarantine upon arrival to Jamaica. ...
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Two Members of the Jamaica Defence Force Are First-Ever Appointed to United States Coast Guard Academy

The United States Coast Guard Academy has admitted as cadets two members of the Jamaica Defence Force, Shawna Marie Sinclair and Nicholas Folkes. Soon to be Cadet Sinclair and soon to be Cadet Folkes will be the first Jamaica Defence Force members to be appointed to the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, and their appointment comes ...
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U.S. Embassy Supports Women’s Economic Rise and Innovation in the Education Sector through EdTech #POWER Connect

On May 13, 2021, the U.S. Embassy in Kingston launched the U.S. and Jamaican EdTech Women POWER Connect at a virtual event attended by Charge d’Affaires John McIntyre and Minister of Education, Youth and Information, The Honorable Fayval Williams. Women in EdTech POWER Connect will create lasting connections between U.S. and Jamaican women in the ...
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The United States Hands Over Fourth Set of Critical Hospital Emergency Equipment to the Government of Jamaica in Response to COVID-19

On Friday April 30, 2021, the United States Government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), delivered its fourth tranche of emergency equipment to the Ministry of Health and Wellness (MOHW) to support the Government of Jamaica’s (GOJ) response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This support, implemented through the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), is ...
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