PICA at Diaspora Conference

Tuesday, 23 June 2015 by

  Jamaica’s Governor General, Sir Patrick Allen (2nd right) converses with PICA’s CEO Jennifer McDonald (left) and Immigration Supervisor, Marcia Chung-Ying at the Agency’s booth during the recently held 6th biennial Diaspora conference.  Also partaking in the discussion is State Minister in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade Arnaldo Brown.

PICA at Diaspora Conference 2015

Tuesday, 23 June 2015 by

Kimeisha Clarke (left) is all smiles as she proudly accepts her Jamaican passport after applying for the document at the recently held Diaspora conference in Montego Bay. Kimeisha, who lives in the United States, was the first to receive her document at the conference using the 3-day expedited service. She accepts her passport from Paula

Mr. Wade Lyn (First from right), Jamaica’s Honorary Consul, Birmingham shared a moment with CEO of the Passport Immigration & Citizenship Agency (PICA), Miss Jennifer McDonald (Centre) at the 6th Biennial Jamaica Diaspora Conference being held at Jamaica Conference Centre in Montego Bay, Jamaica. Also, in the photograph is Mr. Garth Williams Deputy CEO of

Jennifer McDonald, CEO of Passport Immigration & Citizenship Agency (PICA), addresses the Sandals Chairman Royal Club on the topic “Changes and Improvement in Immigration Services in Jamaica”. Please note that PICA became an Executive Agency in 2007, and not 2008, as was inadvertently mentioned in the presentation.

The Honourable Arnaldo Brown (Second from Left), Member of Parliament for East Central St Catherine and Minister of State in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Foreign Trade, shared a moment with CEO of the Passport Immigration & Citizenship Agency, Miss Jennifer McDonald (Third from Left) at the 6th Biennial Jamaica Diaspora Conference being held at

Four staff members from the Passport, Immigration and Citizenship Agency (PICA) are currently participating in a seminar entitled Chinese Culture & Economy for Government Officials from Developing Countries in Beijing, China. The four are among 25 participants from several developing countries who are pursuing the programme which was organized by the Chinese Ministry of Commerce

Smile Jamaica Interview

Friday, 16 January 2015 by

Getting the word out – PICA’s CEO, Jennifer McDonald (centre) and ICT Director, Keith Montaque provide information on the recently installed automated immigration kiosks to TVJ’s Dahlia Harris. The occasion was an interview on the station’s Smile Jamaica morning time programme on Thursday, January 15, 2015. The Passport, Immigration and Citizenship Agency commissioned into service

Thanks for inviting me to share this Christmas dinner with you and to share my thoughts as well. I know many of you have experienced life outside of Jamaica and I am sure you’ll agree that there is no Christmas like a Jamaican Christmas – We have the warmth of our climate and the warmth

The Passport, Immigration and Citizenship Agency (PICA) has formally launched into operation, five automated immigration kiosks to process airline passengers arriving in the island at the Norman Manley International Airport (NMIA) in Kingston. The launch was held on Thursday, November 27, 2014 at the Government VIP Lounge at the NMIA. The five kiosks were acquired

The Jamaican Government has issued an immediate travel ban against certain persons travelling directly or indirectly from or through Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, in light of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. This ban extends to persons ordinarily resident in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone as well as persons who have travelled to or