Why should I become a citizen

In becoming a citizen of Jamaica persons will be able to bask in the pride of national achievement and identify with other great Jamaicans such as Bob Marley, Usain Bolt, Shelly-Ann Fraser Pryce, Tessane Chin and Louise Bennett among others.


Advantages of becoming a Jamaican Citizen:

Some of the advantages of becoming a Jamaican citizen include but not limited to the ability to:

  • Acquire a Jamaican Passport
  • Work without a work permit
  • Vote in General and Local Government Elections
  • Receive Social benefits and get access to government programmes
  • Exemption from international Fees at Jamaica’s premier universities
  • Duty free allowance from customs and at the airport
  • Right to free speech
  • Register non-Jamaican Spouse as a citizen of Jamaica