Jamaican High Commission United Kingdom

Jamaican high commission

Registration of Minors

Procedure:

  • The application should be made in duplicate, on the Registration Form, R4, which is available on the website of the Passport, Immigration and Citizenship Agency of Jamaica: www.pica.gov.jm
  • The Form should be read carefully. For applications made in the UK, the Form must be completed by the Parent or the Guardian of the Minor and signed in the presence of a Consular Officer at the High Commission or the Jamaican Consulate (Birmingham)
  • Kindly note that the application should be made through the High Commission or the Jamaican Consulate (Birmingham)
  • Two (2) references are required to support the application. These persons should be Jamaican by birth and should not be a Civil Servant, a relative, a lawyer or an agent of the applicant.

Documentary requirements:

  • Minor’s Birth Certificate
  • Minor’s Passport
  • Parents’ Marriage Certificate
  • Parents’ Passport
  • Evidence of parent(s) Jamaican Nationality (if citizen of Jamaica)
  • Work Permit of parent(s)
  • Tax Compliance Certificate of parent(s)
  • Two (2) passport-sized photographs of Minor, certified by a Consular Officer at the High Commission or the Jamaican Consulate (Birmingham)
  • Applications must be done in person

Fee: £70.00 (inclusive of £10 postage fee) in cash or postal order. No cheques or debit/credit cards will be accepted.

Compliant applications are processed in Jamaica within 24 months.

Opening times

Consular (Passport and Visa) Section:

9.30am - 1.30pm Monday - Thursday
9:30am - 12:30pm Friday

High Commission:

9.00am - 5.00pm Monday - Thursday
9.00am - 4.00pm Fridays