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Required Documents:

· Citizenship application form – maybe obtained at or from the Consulate

· Applicant’s Birth Certificate

· Mother’s/Father’s Birth Certificate

· Applicant’s parent’s Marriage Certificate.

· Two recent passport-sized photographs – both to be notarized by a Notary Public if unable to appear in person at the Consulate

· Certified copy of Parent’s Jamaican Passport or other form of Identification

· Adult applicant’s ID

Once the above documents are submitted, the application will be sent to the Passport, Immigration and Citizenship Agency to be processed. The processing time takes approximately 3 months.


A fee of US$130.00 is required on application. The fee is payable by Money Order.