Jamaica



Jamaica, officially the Commonwealth of Jamaica, is an island nation of the Greater Antilles, 234 kilometres (145 mi) in length, up to 80 kilometres (50 mi) in width, and 10,990 square kilometres (4,240 sq mi) in area. It is situated in the Caribbean Sea, about 145 kilometres (90 mi) south of Cuba, and 191 kilometres (119 mi) west of Hispaniola, the island harbouring the nation-states of Haiti and the Dominican Republic.

NameJamaica
Top Level Domain
.jm
Alpha2 CodeJM
Alpha3 CodeJAM
Calling Codes
1876
CapitalKingston
Alt Spellings
JM
RegionAmericas
SubregionCaribbean
Population2723246
Latlng
18.25
-77.5
DemonymJamaican
Area10991
Gini45.5
Timezones
UTC-05:00
Borders
Native NameJamaica
Numeric Code388
Currencies
CodeJMD
NameJamaican dollar
Symbol$
Languages
Iso639_1en
Iso639_2eng
NameEnglish
Native NameEnglish
Translations
DeJamaika
EsJamaica
FrJamaïque
Jaジャマイカ
ItGiamaica
BrJamaica
PtJamaica
NlJamaica
HrJamajka
Faجامائیکا
Flaghttps://restcountries.eu/data/jam.svg
Regional Blocs
AcronymCARICOM
NameCaribbean Community
Other Acronyms
Other Names
Comunidad del Caribe
Communauté Caribéenne
Caribische Gemeenschap
CiocJAM

Cities

Kingston

Destinations

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Passport holders do not require visas from Anguilla, Antigua & Barbuda, Aruba, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belgium, Belize, Bolivia, Bonaire, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, Cyprus, Denmark, Dominica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Finland, Fiji, France, Gambia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Kiribati, Liechtenstein, Lesotho, Luxembourg, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Mauritius, Mexico, Monaco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nauru, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Russia, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St, Martin, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa(Western), San Marino, Seychelles, Sierra, Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Solomon Islands, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Tanzania, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, Turks and Caicos, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, United Kingdom, USA, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Venezuela and Zambia.

A visa can be issued on arrival (for $100) in Jamaica to nationals of Andorra, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan.

Nationals from Albania, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Dominican Republic, Estonia, Honduras, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia and Slovenia that have a valid US, Canadian or Schengen Visa. And proof of vacination against measles, rubella and polio may visit for up to 30 days without a visa.

Everyone else will need to apply for a visa in advance, they cost around US$100 and take 2 to 3 days. You may be able to get a visa on arrival for US$350 but don`t count on it, getting on the plane may not be possible.

Jamaican High Commission London

Jamaica Visa Information

Jamaican Embassies


Note: Please confirm details with embassy because policies do change with time



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