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The Chancery

1520 New Hampshire Avenue, NW. Washington, DC 20036



First Secretary

Open Hours
9:00am - 5:00pm
Monday - Friday

Consular Services
(open for walk-in applicants)
9:00am - 1:00pm
Monday - Friday



Embassy will be CLOSED on the following public holidays during 2020:

Wednesday, 1 January
(New Year's Day)

Friday, 10 April
(Good Friday, JA)

Monday, 13 April
(Easter Monday, JA)

Monday, 25 May
(Memorial Day, US)

Friday, 3 July
(Independence Day, US)

Thursday, 6 August
(Independence Day, JA)

Monday, 7 September
(Labor Day, US)

Monday, 12 October
(Columbus Day, US)

Thursday, 26 November
(Thanksgiving Day)

Friday, 25 December
(Christmas Day, JA)


The Ambassador and Staff of the Embassy of Jamaica to the United States of America are pleased to welcome you to our online home.

We hope you will find the information here on this site to be informative and beneficial.

Please note that in order to help us in serving you better, we invite your comments and/or suggestions.

Thank you for stopping by and we look forward to hearing from you soon.

Meet the Ambassador

Jamaica's Ambassador to the United States of America,
Her Excellency, Ambassador Audrey Patrice Marks.

The Embassy warmly welcomes Ambassador Audrey Marks, Jamaica's Ambassador to the United States of America.

The Ambassador assumed duties at the Embassy on 12 September 2016, and she looks forward to interacting and meeting members of the Diaspora in the coming weeks.


COVID-9 Announcement

In view of the increasing number of confirmed cases of COVID-19, as a precautionary measure, the consular section of the Embassy will remain closed until further notice.

All email queries should be sent to consul@jamaicaembassy.org.

For additional details, please visit the following link COVID-19 Precautionary Measures and the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade at https://mfaft.gov.jm/

(The Late)
Eric Leoplod Edwards, OD.

Leo Edwards, (OD)

Jamaica's Ambassador to the United States of America, Her Excellency, Audrey Patrice Marks pays tribute to the late Eric Leopold Edwards, OD. (...more)

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Vale Royal

Kingston, Ja.


Governor General

His Excellency
Sir Patrick Allen,

Prime Minister

The Most Honourable
Andrew M. Holness,

Minister of Foreign Affairs & Foreign Trade

Senator the Honourable Kamina Johnson Smith

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