If you were born in Jamaica and possess a non-Jamaican passport, the child of a Jamaican citizen or of Jamaican descent then you qualify for and can obtain unconditional landing status (UL) from the Passport, Immigration & Citizenship Agency (PICA).
The UL is a stamp of unconditional landing status on your passport that permits the holder to remain in Jamaica indefinitely without having to apply for permits.
- Complete the ‘Application for Extension of Time’ form. Be sure to select ‘unconditional landing’ under ‘Reasons for extension of time’
- Present your non-Jamaican passport, Jamaican birth certificate, passport or certificate of citizenship
- There is a non-refundable fee of JM$10, 000 for first-time applicants. It will cost JM$5,000 to transfer the stamp to a new passport.
- Please note that it is not necessary for you to obtain permission from non-Jamaican immigration services to apply for unconditional landing status in Jamaica.