The British High Commission in Kingston represents the UK Government in Jamaica and also maintains and develops relations between the UK and Jamaica.

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

Find out more on our UK and Jamaica news page.

You can access UK government services while in Jamaica.

Urgent assistance

If you’re travelling in Jamaica, see our Jamaica travel advice.

If you’re in Jamaica and you need advice which is not covered by reading our travel advice then you can contact us online.

If you’re in Jamaica and you need 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 person in Jamaica, call 020 7008 5000 (24/7, 365 days a year).

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 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.

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.

Development work in Jamaica

Our people

British High Commissioner to Jamaica
Judith Slater

Contact us

British High Commission Kingston

British High Commission P O Box 57528 Trafalgar Road Kingston 10

+1 (876) 936 0700/ +44 20 7008 5000

British people in need of help can call +1 876 936 0700 and select option 2 for consular services for British nationals. Your call will be answered 24/7. You can also write to us using our contact form: Consular officers respond to written enquiries as soon as they can.

The Consular Section operates an appointment-only system. Appointment times can be accessed by following the steps for the service you require on our website or by calling +1 876 936 0700, then selecting option 2.

For all other High Commission enquiries (not consular related), email: Please note this email is only monitored during office hours and is not intended for emergency contact or cases involving British people.

Access and opening times

Press enquiries

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


+1 (876) 936 0700

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

Access and opening times

Corporate information