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Visa Requirements for Philippine Passport Holders – Jamaica

Filipino citizens belong to the category of nationals who are required to obtain a visa prior to traveling to Jamaica. The decision to allow a Filipino visitor entry into Jamaica and the duration with which the visitor can stay rests solely with the Jamaican Immigration Officer at the port of entry.

General Requirements – Tourist and Transit Visas:

  1. Fully accomplished and duly signed visa application form.
  2. 2 recent passport size photos.
  3. Copy of travel itinerary or return ticket.
  4. Bank statement.
  5. Passport that is valid for at least 6 months beyond the date of departure from Jamaica.

General Requirements – Student Visa:

  1. Fully accomplished and duly signed visa application form.
  2. 2 recent passport size photos.
  3. Copy of travel itinerary or return ticket.
  4. Bank statement.
  5. Passport that is valid for at least 6 months beyond the date of departure from Jamaica.
  6. Letter of acceptance from the educational institution which the prospective student will be attending.

General Requirements – Business Visa:

  1. Fully accomplished and duly signed visa application form.
  2. 2 recent passport size photos.
  3. Copy of travel itinerary or return ticket.
  4. Company letter of financial support or Bank statement.
  5. Passport that is valid for at least 6 months beyond the date of departure from Jamaica.
  6. In case of employment and/or establishment of business in Jamaica: Work permit issued by the Ministry of Labour and Social Security of Jamaica.

Work Permit:

Filipinos who intend to accept an offer of employment in Jamaica are required to provide evidence that a work permit has been issued to them by the Ministry of Labour and Social Security of Jamaica before entering the country. The application of a work permit is usually made by the prospective employer on behalf of the foreigner.

The procedures and application form for work permit may be obtained from the following:

http://www.jis.gov.jm/work%20permit%20procedures_revised.pdf

http://www.jis.gov.jm/WorkPermitApplicationForm.pdf

The requirements provided are subject to change without prior notice. Filipino citizens intending to travel to Jamaica are advised to get up-to-date information by contacting:

Jamaican Consular Office

3rd Floor Tesoro Building
1016 Arnaiz Avenue
Makati City
Philippines
Telephone: (632) 887-5550
Fax: (632) 887-0375

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  • Cecillaher1985

    i am a filipino,how much will it cost me for a week tour visit in jamaica including visa and other fees?

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  • G man

    what are the cost and fees associated with obtaining a visitor/tourist visa for jamaica from phillipines?

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