Jamaican High Commission United Kingdom

Jamaican high commission

Registration as a Citizen of Jamaica by virtue of Marriage


The application should be made in duplicate on the Registration Form, R1 which may be obtained on the website of the Passport, Immigration and Citizenship Agency of Jamaica: www.pica.gov.jm

The Form should be read carefully, then completed and signed in the presence of a Consular Officer at the High Commission or the Jamaican Consulate (Birmingham).

Documentary Requirements:

  • Applicant’s Birth Certificate
  • Official Marriage Certificate
  • Husband’s/Wife’s original Birth Certificate
  • Husband’s/Wife’s current Passport
  • Verification of income e.g. pay slips, company financial statements, employment letter
  • Recent Bank Statement
  • Two (2) passport-sized photographs certified by a Consular Officer at the High Commission or at the Jamaican Consulate (Birmingham)
  • A Tax Compliance Certificate ( If resident in Jamaica)
  • A Police Certificate from country of residence (eg. Criminal Record Bureau (CRB))

Fee:  Postal Order of £155 should be made payable to PICA (the Passport, Imigration and Citizenship Agency of Jamaica). An additional fee of £10.00 is required for postage of the completed document upon return from Jamaica.

Please note that the application must be made through the High Commission or the Jamaican Consulate (Birmingham).

Opening times

Consular (Passport and Visa) Section:

9.30am - 1.30pm Monday - Thursday
9:30am - 12:30pm Friday

High Commission:

9.00am - 5.00pm Monday - Thursday
9.00am - 4.00pm Fridays