Replacement Certificates


The applicant should have been granted an original Certificate of Jamaican Citizenship.


  • A letter applying for a Certified Copy should be addressed to:-

The Chief Executive Officer

Passport, Immigration and Citizenship Agency

25c Constant Spring Road

Kingston 10

The letter should state the Name, Address and File Reference or Certificate number of the applicant. The applicant is required to state what has happened to the original Certificate of Citizenship and why the certified copy is required.

  • The letter should be accompanied by the following original documents:-

(i.) Recent Police Report on the status of Original Certificate (should not be older than 6 months)

(ii.) A Certified Passport sized photograph of applicant

(iii.) Parent’s photo I.D. if applicant is a minor;

  • Compliant applications will be processed within ten (10) working days.

PICA reserves the right to request additional and or updated information during the processing of the application.