On December 14, 2017, representatives for the Passport, Immigration and Citizenship Agency were on hand for the launch of the Agency’s passport dropbox facility and courier service. The new services will allow customers to apply for and obtain their passport with greater ease and convenience. Shortly after the launch, the Agency received its first set

Moving Notice

Monday, 04 December 2017 by

The Corporate Offices of the Passport, Immigration and Citizenship Agency (PICA) formerly situated at 2 Balmoral Avenue has been relocated to 8 Waterloo Road, Kingston 10. Persons making contact with the Agency’s corporate office may do so through the usual number – 754-PICA/754-7422. Customers will continue to access the Agency’s passport, immigration and citizenship services

PICA 10th Anniversary Publication

Friday, 01 September 2017 by


Wednesday, 05 July 2017 by

PICA is proud to be associated with this year’s staging of JAMAICA 55 DIASPORA CONFERENCE from July 23 – 26. The Agency will be providing Passport, Citizenship and Unconditional Landing services at the event. Click on the video to learn more about the event.

LAW Enforcement 5K Torch Run

Friday, 16 June 2017 by

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New PICA Outlet opens in Sav

Wednesday, 17 May 2017 by

PICA’s newest outpost opened its doors recently to customers in Savanna-la-mar, Westmoreland. The new PICA outpost occupies a shared space at the PETCOM Service Station located on Main Street, Dunbar’s River. As an outpost, the facility will not offer full passport services but will operate as a checking station for individual’s application. Once an application

The Passport, Immigration and Citizenship Agency (PICA) wishes to advise that it has extended its new expedited service for applications for Citizenship by Descent, to applicants overseas effective Monday September 5, 2016. Fees for application for Citizenship by Descent can be found here.:

PICA’s Director of Passport, Amy Johnson-Lynch (left) addresses members of the St. James Lay Magistrates Association in a meeting recently. The meeting was to underscore the critical role that lay magistrates play in helping to maintain the integrity of the nation’s passport system and to provide updates on the passport application process and procedures. The

Yellow Fever Facts

Tuesday, 07 June 2016 by

Given the current outbreak of yellow fever in Angola and ongoing transmission in other countries such as Brazil, Peru, China, Kenya, and the Congo, person travelling to Jamaica from yellow fever risk countries are required to show proof of vaccination against the disease before being admitted into the island. The following advisory provides further detail