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In-person Passport and other consular services now offered by appointment only. Mail-in applications also accepted.

The Chancery

1520 New Hampshire Avenue, NW. Washington, DC 20036



Email: (Secretary)

Embassy and
Consular Services

As of Wednesday, 15th July 2020, All persons applying for the renewal of Jamaican passports and other consular matters are required to make an appointment online before visiting the offices.



Embassy will be CLOSED on the following public holidays during 2024:

Monday, 1 January
(New Year's Day, JA/USA)

Friday, 29 March
(Good Friday, JA)

Monday, 1 April
(Easter Monday, JA)

Thursday, 4 July
(Independence Day, USA)

Tuesday, 6 August
(Independence Day, JA)

Monday, 2 September
(Labor Day, USA)

Monday, 21 October
(National Heroes' Day, JA)

Thursday, 28 November
(Thanksgiving Day, USA)

Wednesday, 25 December
(Christmas Day, JA/USA)

Thursday, 26 December
(Boxing 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-19 Announcement

In view of the increasing number of confirmed cases of COVID-19, as a precautionary measure, all in-person Embassy and Consular services will be provided by appointment only. Mail-in applications also accepted.

This policy will remain in effect until further notice.

2024 Upcoming Events

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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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