RESIDENCE IN JAMAICA
non-Jamaican national can apply for Permanent Residency in Jamaica on the
- Employment: Working in
Jamaica for three years or more.
- Marriage: Being married to a
- Retirement: Persons who no
longer work in their home country and are desirous of living in Jamaica.
See information on how to apply for permanent residency in Jamaica.
TEMPORARY RESIDENCY IN JAMAICA
Temporary Residence is where a foreign national resides in Jamaica by
way of being a Student, Employment, Marriage to a Jamaican and being a
dependent on an individual who works in the Island.
Extensions of stay are processed with three (3) working days by the
Immigration Unit in the Passport, Immigration and Citizenship Agency (PICA).
See information on how to apply for temporary residency in Jamaica