Jamaican High Commission United Kingdom

Jamaican high commission

Emergency Certificates

Requirements 

Adults

  • Completed Passport Application Form
  • Expired Passport
  • Birth Certificate and a photographic form of Identification, if the Passport has been lost/stolen
  • Police Report/Home Office Letter, where applicable
  • Home Office Biometric Card/Immigration status document 
  • Two (2) Passport sized colour photographs
  • Travel itinerary
  • Fee of Thirty Pounds (£30) in cash or postal order made payable to the Jamaican High Commission. There is an additional fee of Seven Pounds (£7) for postage if this service is required.   

Minors

  • Completed Passport Application Form
  • Expired Passport or Birth Certificate and a photographic form of Identification, if the Passport has been lost/stolen.
  • Parent(s) Identification
  • Police Report/Home Office Letter, where applicable
  • Two (2) passport size colour photographs
  • Travel itinerary
  • Fee of Thirty Pounds (£30) in cash or postal order made payable to the Jamaican High Commission.  There is an additional fee of  Seven Pounds (£7) for postage if this service is required.

Please note that persons who have not established a claim to Jamaican Citizenship by descent nor are holders of a Jamaican Passport must submit an application for citizenship along with an application for Emergency Certificate. An Emergency Certificate will only be issued to Jamaican Citizens.

Applications for an Emergency Certificate can be submitted via post provided the expired Passport is also transmitted.

PROCESSING TIME

Allow at lease three (3) business days from the date of making the application at the High Commission. Please note that applications should not be submitted earlier than two weeks before the date of travel. 

For applications submitted via post, please allow  ten (10) working days for processing. Applications should be made at least 3 weeks before the date of travel. 

PLEASE NOTE THAT LAMINATED DOCUMENTS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

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