United States Embassy and Consulates in Jamaica
Holidays to be Observed in 2021
The Embassies and Consulates of United States may close on the following Jamaican and U.S. holidays in 2021/2022:
|Christmas Eve||Friday, December 24||2 weeks, 3 days|
|Christmas Day||Saturday, December 25||2 weeks, 4 days|
|Boxing Day||Sunday, December 26||2 weeks, 5 days|
|New Year's Eve||Friday, December 31||3 weeks, 3 days|
|New Year's Day||Saturday, January 01||3 weeks, 4 days|
|Martin Luther King Jr. Day||Thursday, January 20||1 month, 2 weeks|
|President's Day||Thursday, February 17||2 months, 1 week|
|Ash Wednesday||Saturday, February 26||2 months, 3 weeks|
|Good Friday||Sunday, April 10||4 months|
|Easter Day||Tuesday, April 12||4 months|
1. How many U.S. Embassies/Consulates are there in Jamaica?
United States currently maintains 1 diplomatic representative office in Jamaica including and Kingston.
2 - Do Jamaican citizens need a visa for United States?
Jamaican citizens are required to obtain a valid visa in order to be allowed entry into United States. Kindly contact the nearest embassies or consulates of United States in Jamaica for further instructions.
3- What is the Holiday Calendar of U.S. embassies in Jamaica?
The U.S. representative offices in Jamaica will be closed in observance of the following Jamaican and U.S. holidays in 2021/2021:
- Christmas Eve (US) Fri, Dec 24, 2021 (2 weeks, 4 days)
Time in United States vs Jamaica
Washington D.C., United States time is 2:00 hours behind Kingston, Jamaica