The Passport, Immigration and Citizenship Agency (PICA) wishes to advise of the following fee increases for local applications as published in the Jamaica Gazette #58 dated 28th April 2015. The fees become effective on September 14, 2015. Applications already in the system will not attract the new fees.
The citizenship fees in the four internationally traded currencies: Canadian, Sterling, Euro and United States Dollars remain the same.
- Payment for local applications will only be accepted in Jamaican dollars. Payment can be made by cash, debit or credit card and Manager’s cheque.
- Fees for the various foreign currencies are accepted but are only applicable to applications submitted through the Jamaican Consulates, Embassies or High Commissions.
- Applications submitted will attract NON-REFUNDABLE Fees
|TYPE OF SERVICE||FEES|
|Regular Service – Citizenship by Descent (25 working days)||10,000.00||100.00||110.00||60.00||74.00|
|Expedited Service – Citizenship by Descent (15 working days / local applications only)||15,000.00||–||–||–||–|
|Citizenship by Marriage||50,000.00||260.00||290.00||155.00||222.00|
|Registration of Commonwealth Nationals||50,000.00||n/a||n/a||n/a||n/a|
|Citizenship by Naturalisation (Non-commonwealth nationals)||50,000.00||n/a||n/a||n/a||n/a|
|Registration of Minors||20,000.00||100.00||110.00||60.00||74.00|
|Citizenship in case of Doubt||10,000.00||100.00||110.00||60.00||74.00|
|Renunciation of Citizenship||80,000.00||1,000.00||1,100.00||625.00||700.00|
|Restoration of Citizenship||80,000.00||1,000.00||1,100.00||625.00||700.00|
|Certified Copy of a Citizenship Certificate||8,000.00||100.00||110.00||60.00||74.00|
Please note that upon approval the applicant for Naturalisation is required to have the certificate endorsed at the Stamp Office at an additional cost of $JMD1000.00.
Certified Copies will be processed within ten (10) working days.
- General Citizenship Information
- Category Of Citizenship
- Becoming a Citizen