Our mission

We work to retain our strong engagement with Jamaica and the UK’s allies in the Caribbean to achieve UK national objectives and support British nationals. As a major donor and member of the EU, we support trade, help develop the economy and its ability to adapt to the challenges of climate change and natural disasters; increase security and reduce organised crime.


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  1. Preventing conflict in fragile states

    How the government is improving international security by preventing conflict.

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British High Commission Kingston

The British High Commission in Kingston is responsible for developing and maintaining relations between the United Kingdom and Jamaica.

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British High Commission

British High Commission
P O Box 575
28 Trafalgar Road
Kingston 10


Opening hours:
Monday to Thursday 8:00am to 4:30pm
Friday: 8:00am to 1:00pm

Opening hours:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 8:00am to 1:00pm (by appointment only).
Please use https://www.clickbook.net/dev/bc.nsf/sub/BHCKINGSTON to set up appointments
Passport applications and collection
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 8am-11am

UK Visas and Immigration(Visas)

As of March 6 ,VFS Global will manage the Visa Application Centre (VAC) in Jamaica operated by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Kingston. The VAC address is:

25 Dominica Drive
Towers Building: 10th floor
Kingston 9, Jamaica

The VAC is open Monday to Friday, with the exception of some holidays and other closures (see Public holidays / Closures). Opening hours are

0900 – 1600: Application submission
1500 – 1600: Document collection

To submit visa related enquiries visit https://ukvi-international.faq-help.com/

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UK Trade & Investment Jamaica

UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) helps UK-based companies succeed in the global economy. We also help overseas companies bring their high-quality investment to the UK’s dynamic economy.

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UK Trade & Investment Jamaica

UK Trade & Investment Jamaica
British High Commission
28 Trafalgar Road


DFID Caribbean

We work in the Caribbean to reduce the region's vulnerability to economic shocks, high levels of violent and organised crime, natural disasters and climate change.

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DFID Caribbean

British High Commission
Lower Collymore Rock

St. Michael

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