with all that's new at My-Island-Jamaica, Click Here to subscribe
for my updates and don't miss a thing!
US Embassy Jamaica
It's Key Functions and Services
Sharing Is Caring! Share this awesome content with your friends now.
New! For Authentic Jamaican products, from my very own hands, visit my Etsy store here.
The US Embassy Jamaica
The primary function of the American Embassy in Jamaica is to service
the interests of the American government. A secondary function is to
serve the interests of its citizens here in Jamaica.
Watch! See the real Jamaica in VIDEOS
Click Here to watch my latest videos on my fun YouTube channel - you'll love it!
They answer queries and provide documents and visas for travelers to the USA, with preferences given to their citizens. The embassy may also gather information of any kind that may be of service to the USA.
The head of the embassy is the standing US Ambassador, who represents the American government and advises the wishes of the USA to the Jamaican government.
It is said that the embassy is like a mini nation (as represents one), and needs to be fully functioning. It has its own security and economic department, in addition to travel agency etc.
It is also worth noting that on the embassy grounds, the laws of the USA applies and not the laws of Jamaica.
The embassy is currently located at 142 Old Hope Road, Kingston 6. There telephone number is / fax, (876) 702-6348. They are usually openend Mondays - Fridays from 7:15 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
The address for the Embassy in Jamaica is https://jm.usembassy.gov/, however you may also follow the links below for more specific and direct information.
- Visa Applications
All Jamaicans who are not U.S. citizens or legal permanent residents NEED A VISA to enter the U.S. Non-immigrant visas (NIVs) are intended for those who plan to visit the U.S. for business or pleasure; students or exchange visitors embarking on study or cultural work programs in the U.S.; people who are transiting through the U.S. to other onward destinations; seasonal temporary workers or workers who have been hired by U.S. companies for longer periods of time; visitors on diplomatic, official or U.N. business; journalists who are providing media coverage of time-specific events; and others who are traveling to the U.S. for limited time periods.
Here's the link to their visa services.
- Embassy Job Openings
From time to time, vacant jobs are posted.
Here's the link to the Job Openings at the Embassy
- Warden Messages
Here's the link to the latest messages on Safety & Security
- Emergency Help
Here's the link where American citizens can get https://jm.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/emergency-contact.
- Embassy News
For the latest embassy news, click here. You may also find press releases and archived news on the site as well.
- Contact Information
Here's the link for general contact information as well as department specific email addresses.
Return to Jamaica Travel Guide from US Embassy Jamaica.
Return to HomePage from Jamaica's US Embassy.
Updated: February 2017
Back to Top of US embassy jamaica
Pages Related To US Embassy Jamaica
Back to Top of US Embassy Jamaica
Make sure you subscribe to my free monthly e-zine My Island Jamaica Digest (MIJD) and stay with the latest from Jamaica!
Sharing IS Caring... Its now YOUR turn to...
If you found this page useful, please consider subscribing to my weekly newsletter, My Island Jamaica Digest here.
Back To The Top Of This Page
It tells you each week about the new information that I have added, including new developments and great stories from lovers of Jamaica!
New! Talk To Me
Was the information helpful? Something needs changing? I welcome your feedback here.
Recommended For You ...
Other Great Articles You Might Have Missed
Please help me get the message out by sharing this article with your friends on social media (links below). Thnx ;-)
Also connect with My-Island-Jamaica.com on Social Media:
Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Youtube
P.S. Didn't find exactly what you were looking for? Still need help?
Click Here to try our dependable and effective Site Search tool. It works!
Or, simply click here and here, to browse my library of over 500 questions and answers! Chances are someone already asked (and got an answer to) your question.
Back To The Top Of This Page
About The Author
A patriotic Jamaican who adore its culture, Wellesley has been using this medium to share what he calls 'the uniqueness of Jamaica with the world' since April 2007.
To date, he serves over 9,300 unique readers / viewers per day.
efforts have earned this site featured positions in local publications,
including the Jamaica Gleaner's Hospitality Jamaica, Carlong Publishers,
as well as recognition from numerous prestigious international agencies
and universities. Read more about him here.
He invites you to subscribe to this site to stay updated on all the latest and check out his unique Jamaican products on his Etsy store.
If you are on social media, here are the links to follow his latest posts
You are also invited to join his exclusive JAMHearts community where like-minded Jamaican enthusiasts discuss all things Jamaican.