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About the US embassy and its location in Kingston, Jamaica.

About Jamaica

Jamaica is an island located in the Caribbean Sea. The main language spoken in Jamaica is English. The current population (as of 2017) is 2,890,299. Jamaica has a human development index (HDI) of 0.732 and therefore can be considered as country with high human development (according to UNDP – United Nations Development Programme). There are a lot of different embassies and consulates located in Jamaica. Among these, there are also representations of the United States of America.

About Kingston

Kingston is located in the province of Surrey and is the capital of Jamaica. 662,426 people are living in Kingston (as of 2011). The city is very important and represents Jamaica internationally which is why the U.S.A. choose it as location for one of their embassies.

About the US embassy in Kingston, Jamaica

Offices located within the US embassy located in Kingston include:

  • Charge`d’ Affaires
  • Political/Economic Section
  • Public Affairs Section
  • Consular Section – American Citizen Services
  • Consular Section – Visa Services
  • Management Section
  • Regional Security Office
  • International Narcotics and Law Enforcement
  • U.S.Peace Corps
  • Department of Defense
  • Drug Enforcement Administration
  • Immigration and Customs Enforcement
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • U.S. Marshals Service
  • Foreign Agricultural Service
  • U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service
  • Animal and Plant Health Inspection

Visa services offered by the US embassy in Kingston, Jamaica

Visa services for USA immigration/non-immigration visas are handled by the department for travel permits.  You can schedule an interview for a visa here:

You can contact them via phone 876-702-6000.

American citizen services offered by the US embassy in Kingston, Jamaica

American citizen services are handled by a number of departments depending on your issue. Please visit for more information on how to proceed with your issue/query.

Notary services offered by the US embassy in Kingston, Jamaica

This embassy offers notary services to all US passport holders and foreign nationals (on the provision they are using the documents within the United States). This price is $50 paid in cash or US issued credit card, per page.