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Required Documents:

  • Citizenship application form – maybe obtained at or from the Embassy of Jamaica and Permanent Mission of Jamaica to the European Union
  • Applicant’s Birth Certificate
  • Mother’s/Father’s Birth Certificate
  • Applicant’s parent’s Marriage Certificate.
  • Two recent passport-sized photographs – both to be notarized by a Notary Public if unable to appear in person at the Embassy
  • Certified copy of Parent’s Jamaican Passport or other form of Identification
  • Adult applicant’s ID

Once the above documents are submitted, the application will be sent to the Passport, Immigration and Citizenship Agency to be processed. The processing time takes approximately 3 months from the date your application is approved as compliant by the Embassy.


A fee of €114 is required on application.

The fee is payable by bank transfer and includes postage fees.

Mission’s Name: Embassy of Jamaica, Brussels, Belgium

Mission Bank Account No: 310-3898 8255

Name and Address of Bank: ING Bank, Rond Pont Schuman 8-1040 Brussels, Belgium

IBAN: BE31 3101 3898 8255

ABA No: 310

Swift Code: BBRUBEBB