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Adults

First time Applicants (Adults)

All first time applicants must visit the Consulate General to be interviewed by a Consular Officer and submit the following documents:

  • Completed passport application form
  • Two (2) identical non digitized colour photographs one of which should be certified by the Notary Public who signs Section G
  • Original Birth Certificate
  • Original Marriage Certificate, where applicable
  • Original Adoption Register, where applicable
  • Divorce Judgement, if applicable

If Born abroad, in addition to the Birth Certificate, please submit one of the following:

  • Certificate of Naturalization
  • Letter of Certificate of Citizenship
  • Certificate of Registration

In addition, ONE of the following supplementary documents must be presented:

  • Jamaican Driver’s Licence
  • National Voter’s Identification Card
  • Work Permit bearing a photograph from the country of residence
  • Passport from country of residence
  • Citizenship Certificate from country of residence
  • Identification indicating permanent residency
  • Driver’s Licence from country of residence

Other identification issued by a Federal/State/City authority, which has an expiration date (subject to approval by a Consular Officer)

Renewal of passport (Adults)

Applicants must submit the following documents:

  • Completed passport application form
  • Two (2) identical non digitized colour photographs one of which should be certified by the Notary Public who signs Section G
  • Expired Passport
  • Original Birth Certificate
  • Original Marriage Certificate, where applicable
  • Original Death Certificate, where applicable
  • Original Adoption Register, where applicable
  • Divorce Judgement, where applicable

If born abroad, in addition to the Birth Certificate, please submit one of the following:

  • Certificate of Naturalization
  • Letter of Certificate of Citizenship
  • Certificate of Registration
Lost Stolen passport (Adults)

Applicants must submit the following documents:

  • Completed passport application form
  • Two (2) identical non digitized color photographs one of which should be certified by the Notary Public who signs Section G
  • Original Birth Certificate
  • Original Marriage Certificate, where applicable
  • Original Death Certificate, where applicable
  • Original Adoption Register, where applicable
  • Divorce Judgement, where applicable
  • Police Complaint Report

If born abroad, in addition to the Birth Certificate, please submit one of the following:

  • Certificate of Naturalization
  • Letter of Certificate of Citizenship
  • Certificate of Registration

In addition, ONE of the following supplementary documents must be presented:

  • Jamaican driver’s license
  • Cancelled Jamaican Passport
  • Jamaican voter’s registration card
  • Work Permit bearing a photograph from the country of residence
  • Passport from country of residence
  • Citizenship Certificate from country of residence
  • Identification indicating permanent residency
  • Driver’s Licence from country of residence
  • Other identification issued by a Federal/State/City authority which
  • has an expiration date (subject to approval by a Consular Officer)

Minors

First time applicants (Minors)

Applicants must submit the following documents:

  • Completed passport application form
  • Two (2) identical non digitized colour photographs one of which should be certified by the Notary Public who signs Section G
  • Original Birth Certificate
  • Letter of Certificate of Citizenship, if born abroad
  • Original Adoption Register, where applicable
  • Parent’s ID/Guardian’s ID (along with letter of guardianship for the latter)
Renewal of passport (Minors)

Applicants must submit the following documents:

  • Completed passport application form
  • Two (2) identical non digitized colour photographs one of which should be certified by the Notary Public who signs Section G
  • Expired Passport
  • Original Birth Certificate,
  • Letter of Certificate of Citizenship, if born abroad
  • Original Adoption Register, where applicable
  • Parent’s ID/Legal Guardian’s ID
  • (along with letter of guardianship for the latter)
Lost stolen passport (Minors)

Applicants must submit the following documents:

  • Completed passport application form
  • Two (2) identical non digitized colour photographs one of which should be certified by the Notary Public who signs Section G
  • Original Birth Certificate
  • Letter of Certificate of Citizenship, if born abroad
  • Original Adoption Register, where applicable
  • Parent’s ID/Legal Guardian’s ID
  • (along with letter of guardianship for the latter)
  • Police Complaint Report

 

Others

Mailed Applications

Section G and one (1) photograph must be certified by a Notary Public. Their stamp should be affixed in the area provided. These persons need not be Jamaicans or Commonwealth Citizens.

NB: Photocopies of documents, even if notarized, will not be accepted. All original documents will be kept and returned at the end of Passport processing period.

Please be advised that we are unable to give a time period for the processing of mailed-in passport applications. You may contact the Consulate by email passport@congenjamaica-ny.org after four (4) weeks of submission for an update on the status of your application.