The British High Commission in Kingston represents the UK government in Jamaica maintains and develops relations between the UK and Jamaica as well as the Bahamas.

Find out more on our UK and Jamaica news page

We provide services to British nationals living in and visiting Jamaica .

You can access UK government services while in Jamaica.

Urgent assistance

If you’re in Jamaica and you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call +1 876 936 0700. If you’re in the UK and worried about a British national in Jamaica, call 020 7008 1500.

Get an emergency travel document

You can apply for an emergency travel document if you’re abroad and your passport has been lost or stolen, damaged or expired, and you can’t get a new or replacement passport in time to travel.

Apply online for an emergency travel document

If the person needing the emergency travel document is under 16, a parent or guardian should apply on their behalf.

If you are due to travel in the next 24 hours, contact us as soon as possible.

If you are travelling in more than 3 weeks, check if you can get a new or replacement passport in time to travel.

If you are not a British citizen or have not had a British passport before

If you’re not sure, check if you’re a British citizen

If you’re not a British citizen but think you may be eligible, contact us to apply for an emergency travel document.

Once you have contacted us, you will be advised to book an appointment for an emergency travel document at British High Commission Kingston.

Other consular services

Notarial and documentary services

See the full list of notarial and documentary services we provide.

Consular fees

We charge fees for some of our services. See the full list of consular fees in Jamaica.

Our people

Asif Ahmad CMG

Asif Ahmad CMG

British High Commissioner to Jamaica

  • Nick Astbury

    Deputy Head of Mission, British High Commission Kingston

Contact us

British High Commission Kingston

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

Kingston
Jamaica

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Press enquiries

British High Commission
P O Box 575
28 Trafalgar Road

Kingston 10
Jamaica

Our press and public affairs officers answer media enquiries about the UK government and the work of the British High Commission in Kingston.

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