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High Commission of Canada in Jamaica

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About the Chancery

Street address:
3 West Kings House Road
Waterloo Road Entrance
Kingston, Jamaica

Mailing address:
Canadian High Commission
P.O. Box 1500
Kingston 10

General Enquiries

Telephone: (876) 926-1500
Fax: (876)733-3493

Consular Enquiries

Tel: (876) 926-1500
Fax: (876) 733-3493

Trade Enquiries

Tel: (876) 926-1500
Fax: (876) 733-3491

Visa Enquiries

Tel: (876) 733-3393 (Automated Telephone Service. No operator will be available to take your call in person)
Fax: (876) 733-3480

Hours of Operation

Office Hours
Monday to Thursday: 7:30 a.m to 4:30 p.m
Friday: 7:30 a.m to 1:00 p.m

Consular Services

Monday to Thursday: 8:00 a.m to 12:00 p.m, and 1:00 p.m to 4:30 p.m

Passport Services

Monday to Friday: 7:30 a.m to 12:00 p.m

Visa Services

Monday & Wednesday:  9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. (to submit in person applications for Temporary residents (Visitor, Student, Work) visas and Application for a Travel Document (Permanent Resident Abroad) only.  No representatives or agents

Monday to Thursday: 1:30 p.m to 2:30 p.m (By invitation only)

IMPORTANT NOTE: No status queries will be accepted at the reception of the Immigration Section. Applicants should communicate with us by mail, fax or email

Statutory Holidays - 2015

Our offices are closed on the following days:

January 01New Year’s Day
February 18Ash Wednesday
April 03Good Friday
April 06Easter Monday
May 25Labour Day (Jamaica)
July 01Canada Day
August 06Independence Day
September 07Labour Day (Canada)
October 19National Heroes Day
December 25Christmas Day
December 28Boxing Day

After hours emergency contact information
 (for Canadian citizens only)

Call collect: (613) 996-8885 / (613) 944-1310 (TTY) - The Emergency Operations Centre of the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week. An experienced officer is always available to respond to emergency calls from anywhere in the world.

You can also phone the numbers above and follow the recorded instructions to reach the Emergency Operations Centre.

In a number of countries, you can also call the 24/7 Operations Centre toll-free.

This High Commission represents Canada in these countries...

(The links below will direct you to the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade's Latin America and Caribbean bureau country pages.)

Commonwealth of the Bahamas

Cayman Islands


Turks and Caicos Islands


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