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United States Embassy and Consulates in Jamaica

1 Diplomatic Missions 1 Cities

United States Embassy in Kingston, Jamaica

United States Embassy in Kingston, Jamaica
142 Old Hope Road Kingston 6 Jamaica, West Indies
Phone: +876 702 6000 Working hours: Close now

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:

Holiday Date Counting down
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

Frequently asked questions, answered

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)

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Time in United States vs Jamaica

Washington D.C., United States time is 2:00 hours behind Kingston, Jamaica

Kingston, Jamaica 18:00PMSunday, December 05, 2021
Washington D.C., United States 16:00PMSunday, December 05, 2021

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