How to Apply for Name Declaration under National Insurance Scheme In Jamaica

Apply for Name Declaration under National Insurance Scheme In Jamaica By Yourself

  1. If you wish to declare your name in for the National Insurance Scheme (NIS) Jamaica and to declare your name, you must fill out the form for declaration of name at the NIS office of the Ministry of Labour and Social Security (MLSS). Check out the NIS contact information in the “Office Contacts and Locations” section below.
  2. Download the form to apply for a name declaration at the NIS office in person, or take the forms from MLSS website at this hyperlink: Link (choose “Name Declaration” and download the form)
  3. Complete the application in a timely manner and in front of an Justice of the Peace (JP) official. Have the JP signify the JP’s declaration.
  4. Make sure you have the appropriate supporting documents and join them to the application form.
  5. After your application form and all documents supporting it are signed and stamped when required, go to the NIS office and hand in the entire application in person to an NIS official at the front desk.
  6. The NIS will review your application and verify that the application is in line with the standards required for the declaration of name.
  7. After verification, your registered name will be recorded by the NIS

Required Documents For Apply for Name Declaration under National Insurance Scheme

  • Complete the application form
  • Valid identification documents
  • Deep poll (if relevant)

Office Locations and Contacts

National Insurance SchemeAddress 14. National Heroes Circle
Kingston 4 Jamaica
Tel: 876-922-8000 0r 888-991-2089
Website: Link
Parish office: Link
Contact details and office hours: Link

National Insurance Fund
Address: 40 Knutsford Boulevard, Kingston 5, Jamaica, West Indies
Tel: (876) 908-0025
Tel: (876) 908-0019 -21
Fax: (876) 908-0028


People who are associated with the NIS are eligible to apply.


The application is available for free.


The name that is declared to be legally valid for the duration of time

Documents to Utilize

Name declaration application form: Link


The application should be filled out by you, along with a second declarer who is familiar with you and then the application authenticated by JP. JP

Requirements Information

  • Names
  • Occupation
  • Address
  • Age
  • Birth date
  • Declaration
  • Signature and date

Need to have the Document

The application is essential in registering your name with the NIS

External Link

NIS: Link



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