Persons who decide to renounce their Jamaican
citizenship should be of full age and capacity, either a national of a foreign
country or has been assured of such nationality on the condition that he/she
renounces Jamaican Nationality.
The applicant must complete the Declaration of
Renunciation of Citizenship Form in triplicate
(3) and sign in the presence of a Notary Public, Justice of the Peace,
Commissioner of Oaths or a Consular Officer at the Jamaican High Commission in
Ottawa or the Consulate General of Jamaica in Toronto.
The application should be submitted along
with the following originaldocuments:
Valid ID of applicant
Evidence of other nationality
(citizenship certificate, passport or official letter of assurance or promise
of other nationality) to ensure the person does not become stateless.
Two (2) certified passports sized
photographs of the applicant, taken not more than 6 months prior to the
application. The photographs can be
certified by a Notary Public, a Commissioner of Oaths or Consular Officer at
the Jamaican High Commission in Ottawa or the Consulate General of Jamaica in
Compliant applications will be prepared
for submission within twenty four (24) months.
PICA reserves the right to request
additional and or updated information during the processing of the application.