A person may be granted naturalization after a minimum period of five (5) years residency in Jamaica on application following his/her residency through either Visa or Work Permit application.


  • Certified copy of Birth Certificate
  • Passport used to enter Jamaica
  • Current Passport if different
  • Work Permit or Exemption Certificate
  • Evidence of involvement in any community activities
  • Two (2) Passport size photographs



A Jamaican Passport or Travel Document may be issued on application to a non - Jamaican only after the person has obtained a Certificate of Registration or Naturalization from the appropriate authorities in Jamaica. 

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