Entry allowed but some restrictions may apply. Entry ban for visitors arriving from certain areas. Test required.
Quarantine required. Vaccinated are exempted from quarantine. Find more details on official websites.

Pre-entry clearance formTravelers might be required to fill out the pre-travel clearance form. Fill the form on official website.

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What is the COVID situation in Jamaica?

+756 New COVID cases in Jamaica
+11 New COVID deaths in Jamaica
23.4% Fully vaccinated

Data source: Our World In Data / Data updated on May 23, 2022

Data last reviewed on: 13 October 2021

Basic facts about Jamaica

Jamaica is a small country located in Caribbean. The capital of Jamaica is Kingston and the most spoken language is English. The national currency in Jamaica is Jamaican dollar (JMD).

What taxi apps are available in Jamaica?

Unfortunately neither Uber nor Bolt are available in Jamaica. However, there may be also other local taxi apps available there.

Practical information

Jamaican dollar (JMD)Official currency
1 EUR~165.18 JMD
1 USD~154.77 JMD

Check with your bank to determine if there are any costs for international transactions. When you use a foreign ATM, your home bank will typically charge you a fee. While some banks don't charge a fee, some charge a fixed fees for every withdrawal or provide a limited amount of free withdrawals.

When you spend money abroad with your card, you're unlikely to get the interbank exchange rate. This implies that each time you spend in a foreign currency, you may be paying a significant fee. Varying service providers may charge different markups, but they should not exceed 3% of the transaction value on average.

To reduce the transaction costs, you may choose to consider one of the travel cards offered by the following mobile banks: Wise.com, Revolut, N26 or Monose

What socket types are used in Jamaica?

There are 2 common plug types used in Jamaica:

Type A 110 V, 50 Hz  Type B 110 V, 50 Hz

The sockets' shapes and voltage differ from country to country and a travel plug adapter may be required. Portable devices, such as phones, notebooks or tablets, usually handle the entire range of voltages used across the world (110-240V).

What countries need visa to enter Jamaica?

Currently, citizens of 101 countries can enter Jamaica without obtaining a visa. This figure includes nationals who can acquire a visa on arrival. Please note that you may be needed to get an electronic visa before arriving.

What are visa requirements to enter Jamaica?

Use the list below to check visa requirements for your country to enter Jamaica.

Data last reviewed on: 13 October 2021

Is it safe in Jamaica?

The U.S. State Department uses a four-level travel advisory system. The levels show how safe it is to travel throughout the world. The countries with the lowest level (1) are considered safe for visitors, while those with the greatest level (4) should be avoided, at least temporarily.

On May 23, 2022, the risk level for Jamaica was changed to Level 3: Reconsider Travel.

Emergency phones in Jamaica

119 Police
110 Ambulance
110 Fire police

How much tobacco and alcohol can you bring to Jamaica?

The products are only for your own use or consumption, or as a present for members of your household. They may not be imported for commercial purposes under any circumstances.


  • 2L of alcoholic beverages


  • 200 cigarettes,50 cigars or 230 grams of tobacco

Data last reviewed on: 13 October 2021

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