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General Information

General Information

U.S. Embassy Kingston is located at 142 Old Hope Road in Liguanea, Kingston 6. Our office hours are Monday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. except for holidays. The Embassy is accessible by public transportation, including buses and taxis. While the Embassy does not provide parking for visitors, commercial parking is available within a short walking distance of the Embassy (for example, a parking lot is situated at 27 Munroe Road).

All visitors to the Consular section, including all visa applicants and U.S. citizens, must enter the facilities via a dedicated consular entrance on Old Hope Road.  All visitors to the Embassy are required to undergo a security check.  Electronic items, including cell phones, cameras, beepers, and pagers, are prohibited on the Embassy compound and should be secured elsewhere before entering the Embassy.  The Embassy reserves the right to limit the entry of possessions and does not have the means to store these items. 

How to Apply for a Visa

U.S. visa application services will be provided to visa applicants by our authorized partner,

To learn about the visa application process, pay the visa application fee online, and schedule an appointment, please visit the visa application website.

The Consular Section at U.S. Embassy Kingston serves citizens living in Jamaica and the Cayman Islands.

Warning to Applicants

Anyone charging money for collateral services outside the U.S. Embassy is not affiliated with the U.S. government.  Beware of unscrupulous agents purporting to represent the U.S. Embassy. Our authorized provider is; there are no other providers.


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