How to Renew Passport In Jamaica

Renew Passport In Jamaica By Yourself

  1. If you’re in Jamaica, visit the Passport, Immigration and Citizenship Agency in Jamaica (PICA) to apply for a passport renewal. This link will take you to the Link location map and contact information for PICA.
  2. To obtain the passport renewal form, visit the nearest PICA office. Or you can download it electronically from the link website (Adult Passport Renewal Form (Simplified).) or via this link: Link
  3. Complete the form according to your needs. Next, get all supporting documents and attach them to the for.
  4. Next, visit PICA’s office to pay the application fee for the service you are applying for. You can choose between normal or expedited service.
  5. Your application can also be submitted by a third party, or registered mail. If your application is being submitted to a third party it is necessary to have a notarized consent letter and a valid identification.
  6. After you have paid the application fees, you can submit your passport processing offer and all required documents at the service window to verify.
  7. The service office will confirm and issue an acknowledgment receipt detailing your application.
  8. Your passport will then be processed according the service requested and made available for collection at the time and date indicated in the acknowledgement receipt.
  9. You will receive your passport at the PICA office where you applied.

Apply Online

  1. You can renew your passport online by visiting PICA’s online portal: Link
  2. To be taken to the eligibility page, click on “Start a new application”. Next, fill out the eligibility questionnaire. If you’re unsure if you’re eligible for renewals online, click on “Check eligibility”. You will then receive a notification that you are not eligible to apply online.
  3. If you’re eligible to apply online, you’ll be directed to another page. Here you can start your application by entering all the information required including your passport number.
  4. Complete the online application, attach all required documents and photos, and then pay the application fee online using the option provided at the payment section. Finally, submit your application
  5. The notification will inform you that your application has been submitted successfully. You can then check your email to see the details of the application.
  6. The passport will be processed. You will need to present the old passport and collect the new one.


  1. If you are applying for a passport in Jamaica and sending it by registered mail, please address the package to Director of Passport Services Passport Immigration and Citizenship Agency 25 Constant Spring Road Kingston 10.
  2. If you are applying from overseas, please send your application by registered mail to the nearest Jamaican Embassy, Consulate, or Mission.

Required Documents For

  • Please complete the application form
  • Current Passport
  • Birth Certificate/Adoption Certificate, Jamaican Citizenship Certificate
  • Two identical photographs must be certified by one certifying official.
  • If name has been altered (Marriage Certificates, Deed Polls, Divorce Decrees, Court Order), you will need to provide proof of the name change.
  • Processing fees

Find Office Locations and Contacts

PICA’S HEAD OFFICE25C Constant Spring Rd Kingston 10
Telephone: 754 PICA, 754 7422
Fax: 906-4372
Website: Link

8 Waterloo Road Kingston 10.
Telephone: 754 PICA, 754 7422
Fax: 968-1121
PICA’s office location map and other branches: Link
Jamaica consulates contact details: Link


  • Jamaican passport holders who have expired.



  • Jamaican passports are valid for ten year for adults and five for children under 17 years.

Documents for Use

  • Application form: Link


  • Renewals don’t require that you appear in person. In some cases, however, an authorized officer might require that the applicant appear in person. An applicant for renewal who is under 3 years old must appear in person.

Requirements Information

  • Personal information
  • Contact details
  • Contact us immediately
  • Passport details
  • Declaration
  • Additional information

You will need the document

  • To travel from Jamaica to other countries and to enter Jamaica, you will need a valid passport

Information that might be of assistance

  • Link Passport renewal guide

Other uses for the Certificate/Document

  • Passports are used to identify and verify the nationality of the holder

External Links



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