How to Get a Work Visa for Jamaica

Jamaica Work Visa

Jamaica Work Visa

Here are the steps for getting a work visa for Jamaica:

Get a job

Get a job with a Jamaican company/employer.

Get a work permit

The Jamaican company/employer will need to apply to for a work permit as described here.

Find your consulate

After you get confirmation that the work permit has been issued to you, find out which consulate is responsible for your jurisdiction.

If you’re outside of the U.S., find out at this site here.

If you’re inside the U.S, there are 4 places where you can apply for visas.

Gather documentation

I recommend contacting your consulate ahead of time.

Submit Materials

Depending on the consulate you might be required to make an appointment to apply in person.  Contact your consulate ahead of time to find out details on whether you will need to make an appointment in order to submit an application or if you can apply by mail.

Receive your Visa


Vaccination Requirements

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