Where Can Jamaican Nationals Travel Without A Visa?
Cheree put me to work today when she asked me the question, 'where can Jamaicans travel with a passport only? She was, in essence, asking where can Jamaican nationals travel without a visa.
Here's the question - and my response.
ANSWER: by Wellesley
Good day to you! I was looking around on your website for some travel information, do you know where Jamaican residents can travel with a passport only?
Please let me know.
Thank you kindly,
This is golden. Thanks for asking!
You are right, up to today, I didn't have that, but...
You know me... I took the opportunity to do some research on your behalf and found the following information, published by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade.
I'll actually share with you both pieces of information:
- The countries that DO NOT require a Visa.
- And then those countries that DO require a VISA to visit.
They listed 204 countries, plus the Netherlands (and their territories). Here is the breakdown, starting with...
Countries That Jamaicans Can Travel Without A Visa
According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, these are the ones.
- ANTIGUA & BARBUDA
- ST.KITTS & NEVIS
- ST. LUCIA
- ST. VINCENT & THE GRENADINES
- Independent States of SAMOA
- TRINIDAD & TOBAGO
- UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA
These are the countries that DO NOT require a visa, but has some conditions.
- COLOMBIA - 30 DAYS
- HONG KONG - 30 DAYS
- EUCADOR - 90 DAYS
- HAITI - 90 DAYS
- ISRAEL - 90 DAYS
- KOREA - 90 DAYS
- LIECHTENSTIEN - 90 DAYS
- SOUTH AFRICA - 90 DAYS
- URUGUAY - 90 DAYS
- VENEZUELA - 90 DAYS
- BRAZIL - 90 Days for tourism or business
- SERBIA - For a period not exceeding 30 days from the date of entry, within period of one year.
- MEXICO - For stays up to six (6) months & No for Diplomatic and Official Passport holders
- COSTA RICA – if in possession of a multiple entry US, Canadian, Schengen or Japanese visa that has been used and valid at least 6 months
- TURKS & CAICOS - IF IN POSSESSION OF A VALID US VISA
- EL SALVADOR– If in possession of U.S. multiple entry visa & NO - Diplomatic and Official Passport holders
- BONAIRE – If in possession of US, Canadian or Schengen visa. NO - Dip & Off. pp. holders
- ARUBA - If in possession of US, Canadian or Schengen visa. NO - Diplomatic & Official Passport Holders
- HONDURAS - if in possession of valid US Visa
- GUATEMALA - if in possession US, Canadian or UK visa & NO - Diplomatic and Official Passport holders
- ARGENTINA -30 DAYS
- CHILE -90 DAYS
- SAN MARINO - 90 DAYS
- PERU -90 DAYS. NO - Diplomatic and Official Passport holders
- DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - Purchase tourist card upon arrival at airport.
AND NOW THE...
The Netherlands & Territories
- NETHERLANDS & Dutch Territories- ARUBA, BONAIRE, SABA, SINT EUSTATIUS, SINT MAARTEN) - REQUIRED - Schengen visa (Embassy of Belgium), but not for diplomatic & Official Passport holders.
- CURACAO - NOT REQUIRED
- SINT EUSTATIUS, SINT MAARTEN, SABA - NOT REQUIRED if in possession of multiple entry US, Canadian or Schengen visa
I hope this helps!
For updates to this list, visit the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade website
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