Jamaica


Service locations

There is no Australian diplomatic mission in Jamaica.  The Department's office in Ottawa, Canada, manages visa and citizenship services for clients in Jamaica. 

More information about visa and lodgement is available.

Australian High Commission

Ottawa

Ottawa
Summary

This visa office provides immigration and visa services to clients in Canada, Central America and the Caribbean including: Anguilla, Antigua & Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Martinique, Mexico, Montserrat, Nicaragua, Panama, St Kitts & Nevis, St Lucia, St Pierre et Miquelon, St Vincent & The Grenadines, Trinidad & Tobago, Turks & Caicos Islands.

Street address
Suite 1310
50 O'Connor Street
Ottawa Ontario K1P 6L2
Canada
Postal address

As above

Counter hours

By appointment only.
Note: Appointments can be made by calling Americas Service Centre.

Telephone
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Americas service centre

+1 613 238 1040 (International call cost will apply)​

10am to 5pm EST Monday to Friday (Americas Region) ​​​​


Fax

+1 613 366 3070

Website
http://www.canada.embassy.gov.au
Additional information
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Payment information​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Credit card is the preferred payment option.

Credit Card​

Payments using credit card will be processed in Australian dollars (AUD). We accept MasterCard, Visa, AMEX, Diners and JCB. When paying by a credit card you may incur a credit card surcharge, banking and currency conversion fees and you will need to accept the risk associated with any currency fluctuations.​​​​​

Prior to lodging your application, you may need to notify your bank of an upcoming foreign credit card transaction. Failure to do so may result in your transaction being declined. Without payment your application is invalid.

Credit card transactions processed in Australian dollars (AUD) are processed in Australia.​​​​​ A credit card surcharge may apply to transactions made using your credit card.

For credit card payments use the Payment Details Form - 1440​.​​​​​

Money order or International bank draft

If you are paying by money order or international bank draft, you must make it payable to 'Australian High Commission' and payment must be in Canadian dollars.

​Making payment in Australia

Fees may be paid​ at any of our offi​ces in Australia. Once the fee has been paid, you will need to provide a copy of the receipt with your application.​​​


Citizenship​

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Applications for Citizenship by Descent can be lodged at this office.​​​​

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​Applications for Australian citizenship general eligibility and other situations, and applications to resume or renounce (give up) Australian citizenship should be lodged at the Canberra Visa and Citizenship office in Australian Capital Territory​.

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Panel physician

Kingston

Devon Medical Centre
Summary
​Medical and Radiology examinations
Street address

Unit 28, 21/2 Kingsway
Kingston 10
Jamaica​

Telephone

+876 968 0682
+876 926 7161

Fax

+876 968 0682

Additional information

Doctor(s):
Dr Richard A Gomes

Police check

Jamaica - non-residents

Jamaica - non-residents
Street address

Technical Services Division
Criminal Records Office
34 Duke Street Kingston

JAMAICA

Telephone

876 922 3221
876 922 0125

Additional information

Apply by post or in person (including a representative acting on your behalf) at the address above.
Provide: Fingerprints signed and stamped by the police or a reputable agency. The name of the person taking the fingerprints must be clearly stated on the document, Two passport sized photographs, certified copy of the bio-data page of the passport, bank drat/ money order payable to The Commissioner of Police. Please refer to the Ministry of National Security website for fee information and additional instructions.

Jamaica - residents

Jamaica - residents
Street address

Criminal Records Office
24 Duke Street Kingston
JAMAICA

Additional information

You will be issued a receipt, which you must bring in person to the address above.

Provide: Receipt from the Inland Revenue Department Offices, Tax payer registration number, two passport size photographs, a valid Passport.