How to Apply for Jams, Jellies Test In Jamaica

Apply for Jams, Jellies Test In Jamaica By Yourself

  1. To be able to apply for testing Jams and Jellies To apply for testing of Jams and Jellies, you must submit an application to the Bureau of Standards Jamaica (BSJ). Check out the BSJ contact information on the following link The BSJ contact details.
  2. Download an application form called D at either of the BSJ offices located in Kingstone, Montego Bay, Mandeville, Ocho Rios, or Savanah-La-Ma. You may request the application form by phone or email.
  3. Fill out the application as directed.
  4. Make a specimen of Jam or Jelly to be test and the documentation.
  5. Stop by the BSJ office to pay the application fee at the cashier. Get the receipt for payment.
  6. Send the completed application form along with the application sample in the mail to the BSJ official at the desk of service and take the acknowledgement receipt for the application.
  7. It will then be taken at the BSJ microbiological laboratory to ensure proper analysis according to the BSJ guidelines.
  8. The BSJ inspectors in the lab will evaluate the specimen before assigning a score it, and then write tests results.
  9. Stop by the BSJ office to collect the test results or the certificate of acceptance.

Required Documents For Apply for Jams, Jellies Test

  • Formulary for application D.
  • Health Certificate.
  • Health certificate.
  • Sample.
  • Any other documents required from the BSJ.

Office Locations and Contacts

BSJ Head OfficeAddress 6, Winchester Road, PO Box 113, Kingston 10
Tel: (826) 926-3140-5; (826) 632-4275; (876) -618-1534
Fax: (826) 929-4736
– BSJ Contact details

Address Address: UGI Building 1st Floor 30-34 Market Street Montego Bay, St. James
Tel: (826) 952-7119

Address: WG WALTERS BUILDING 103 Main Street Ocho Rios, St. Ann
Tel: (825) 795-1965

Address: Shop16 Caledonia Plaza Annex 71/2 Caledonia Road Mandeville, Manchester
Tel: (826) 962-7102

Address: Shop # 15 62 Great Georges Street Savannah-La-Mar P.O. Westmoreland
Tel: (826) 918-1652


  • Both companies and individuals are qualified to apply.


  • The fee for application is $25 for each certificate.


  • In the event that the certification is issued for export or approval the certificate is valabil for at least six months.

Processing Time

  • The application is processed within one week.


  • The testing conducted at the BSJ is conducted in accordance with the standard test method , using instruments that are calibrated and which is traceable back to the primary standards.
  • This BSJ test will confirm that the products meet the acceptable limits of the labels they claim to be and that they are safe for the intended use.

The Information You Need

  • Name of the Product.
  • Code.
  • Brand.
  • Name of the company.
  • Declaration.

Need to have the Document

  • The BSJ test confirms the high-quality of this product.

Information that can be useful

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