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List of 59 countries that you can visit visa free with a Jamaican passport in 2022

Jamaican citizens hold the 63rd most powerful passport globally, where they can travel visa-free, with an eVisa, or get a visa on arrival to more than 80 countries worldwide. Of course, depending on the country, there are some travel requirements visitors have to meet first. 

Where Can Jamaicans Travel Without a Visa?

Jamaican citizens can travel visa-free to any of the following countries: 

CountryAllowed stayCountryAllowed stay
Antigua and Barbuda6 monthsMalawi90 days
Argentina90 daysMalaysia30 days
Bahamas3 monthsMauritius90 days
Bangladesh30 days up to 6 monthsMexico180 days
Barbados6 monthsMicronesia30 days
Belize6 monthsNamibia90 days
Botswana90 daysNiger30 days up to 6 months
Brazil90 daysPalestine30 days
Chile90 daysPanama30 days up to 6 months
Colombia180 daysPeru180 days
Cuba30 days up to 6 monthsPhilippines30 days
Dominica6 monthsRussia90 days
Dominican Republic30 days up to 6 monthsSaint Kitts and Nevis6 months
Ecuador90 daysSaint Lucia6 months
Eswatini30 daysSaint Vincent and the Grenadines6 months
Fiji4 monthsSerbia30 days
Gambia90 daysSingapore30 days
Ghana30 days up to 6 monthsSouth Africa90 days
Grenada6 monthsSuriname6 months
Guyana6 monthsTanzania3 months
Haiti3 monthsTrinidad and Tobago6 months
Hong Kong90 daysUganda30 days up to 6 months
Indonesia30 daysUruguay90 days
Israel90 daysUzbekistan30 days
Kenya90 daysVanuatu30 days
Kiribati30 daysVenezuela90 days
South Korea90 daysZambia90 days
Lesotho90 daysZimbabwe3 months

Visa-free travel means being able to enter a country without any restrictions. Jamaican citizens can enjoy visa-free movement to the countries listed above due to dual agreements between Jamaica and those specific countries. 

However, this does not mean that visitors from Jamaica can enter visa-free countries without a valid passport. Usually, they must have a passport with an expiration date at least six months after entering the country or leaving the country (this requirement differs from country to country). Moreover, some countries require visitors to have at least two blank pages on their passports when traveling. 

Additionally, many countries require Jamaican citizens to have valid travel insurance when they enter a visa-free country- the insurance must cover any emergencies during their visit. 

eVisa Countries for Jamaican Citizens 

The countries listed below allow eVisas for Jamaican citizens:

CountryAllowed stay
Armenia120 days
Azerbaijan30 days
Bahrain30 days
Benin30 days / 8 days
Cambodia30 days
Co´te d'Ivoire90 days
Djibouti31 days
Ethiopiaup to 90 days
Gabonup to 6 months
Georgia30 days
India60 days
Kyrgyzstanup to 90 days
Laos30 days
Madagascar90 days
Myanmar28 days
Pakistan30 days
Papua New Guinea30 days
Qatar30 days
Rwanda30 days
Sao Tome and Pri­ncipe30 days
South Sudanup to 6 months
Sri Lanka30 days
Tajikistan45 days
Turkey1 month
Ukraine30 days

eVisas are a form of electronic entry permits that are easily accessible when compared to traditional visas. To visit one of the countries listed above, Jamaican citizens can receive an e-visa or an electronic authorization by completing every application step online. Once the e-visa is verified, Jamaican visitors need to print out the permission slip they receive on their email and take it with them during their travels. 

Visa on Arrival for Jamaican Citizens

Jamaican citizens can apply for a visa on arrival when traveling to the following countries:

CountryAllowed stay
Armenia120 days
Benin30 days / 8 days
Bolivia90 days
Cambodia30 days
Cape Verde90 days
Comoros45 days
Guinea-Bissau90 days
Iran15 days
Jordan30 days
Laos30 days
Macau30 days
Madagascar90 days
Maldives30 days
Mauritania30 days
Mozambique30 days
Nepal30 days
Nicaragua90 days
Palau30 days
Rwanda30 days
Samoa60 days
Senegal90 days
Seychelles3 months
Sierra Leone1 month
Somalia30 days
Sri Lanka30 days
Timor-Leste30 days
Togo7 days
Tuvalu1 month

Jamaican visitors can get a visa on arrival when entering any of the countries mentioned above. Usually, there is a check-in point at the airport where authorized persons issue visas on arrival. Besides a passport, some of the required documents may include an application form (received at the airport), paid visa fee (also usually paid at the airport), travel insurance, etc. 

Visa Requirements for Jamaicans

To visit any of these countries listed here, Jamaican nationals must apply for a visa first: 

AfghanistanFinlandNauru
AlbaniaFranceNetherlands
AlgeriaGermanyNew Zealand
AndorraGreeceNigeria
AngolaGuatemalaNorth Macedonia
AustraliaGuineaNorway
AustriaHondurasOman
BelarusHungaryParaguay
BelgiumIcelandPoland
BhutanIraqPortugal
Bosnia and HerzegovinaIrelandRomania
BruneiItalySan Marino
BulgariaJapanSaudi Arabia
Burkina FasoKazakhstanSlovakia
BurundiNorth KoreaSlovenia
CameroonKosovoSolomon Islands
CanadaKuwaitSpain
Central African RepublicLatviaSudan
ChadLebanonSweden
ChinaLiberiaSwitzerland
Republic of the CongoLibyaSyria
Democratic Republic of the CongoLiechtensteinTaiwan
Costa RicaLithuaniaThailand
CroatiaLuxembourgTonga
CyprusMaliTunisia
Czech RepublicMaltaTurkmenistan
DenmarkMarshall IslandsUnited Arab Emirates
EgyptMoldovaUnited Kingdom
El SalvadorMonacoUnited States
Equatorial GuineaMongoliaVatican
EritreaMontenegroVietnam

Visa applications are usually submitted to a local embassy or consulate of the country you want to visit. The application process may differ depending on the country, but it includes: 

  • Finding a foreign embassy/ consulate or visa office in Jamaica. 
  • Preparing the required documents for the visa application. 
  • Paying the visa fee. 
  • Submitting the visa application. 
  • Receiving your visa a few months before traveling. 

CARICOM Visa-Free Travel for Jamaican Citizens

CARICOM is an economic agreement between several Caribbean countries created to support a single market between member states, among many other matters. Countries that belong to this agreement include: 

  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Barbados
  • Belize
  • Dominica
  • Grenada
  • Guyana
  • jamaica
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Saint Lucia
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Suriname
  • Trinidad and Tobago

One significant benefit of the agreement is the abolition of work permits for citizens of member states. So, any Jamaican citizen who has a Caricom Certificate of Skill can stay visa-free indefinitely to any of the CARICOM member states. 

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