The Complete Research Resource for Info on Jamaica

How many times have you heard somebody ask, “Where would I find information on …?” or “How do I find out …?” It’s about time someone put together a list of where to find different kinds if information on Jamaica. Well, we agree. So we did. Here’s our list to help you with your research as you diGJamaica:

Data and Statistics

Missing Persons and Wanted Persons


Other Databases

Records and Archives Agencies in Jamaica

Government Records Centre
59 Church Street, Kingston
Tel: (876) 922-3705-6; Fax (876) 922-3707
Opening Hours: 8.30 to 5.00 p.m. Mon. Thu.
8.30 to 4.00 p.m. Friday

Institute of Jamaica
National Library
12 East Street, Kingston
Tel: 922-0620-6

Jamaica Archives & Records Department
Corner King & Manchester Streets, Spanish Town
Tel: 984-2581; Fax: 984-8254
Opening Hours: 9.00 to 4.30 p.m. Mon. to Thu. 9.00 to 3.30 p.m. Friday

Registrar General’s Department
(formerly Island Records Office)
Twickenham Park, Spanish Town P.O.
Tel: 984-3041-5, 984-0411, 984-9734; Fax: 984-2353
Opening Hours: 9.00 to 3.00 p.m. to the Public but in office from 9.00 to 5.00 p.m.

Registrar of Companies
11 King Street, Kingston
Tel: 922-0010-14; Fax: 922-4103
Opening Hours: 9.00 to 3.30 p.m. Mon. to Thu. 9.00 to 3.00 p.m. Friday.

Registrar of Titles
93 Hanover Street, Kingston
Tel: 922-8535-7; Fax: 922-3858
Opening Hours: 8.30 to 5.00 p.m. Mon. to Thu. 8.30 to 4.00 p.m. Friday. Closed for Lunch between 1 and 2.00 p.m.

Access to Information

Unit 5-9 South Odeon Avenue,
Half-Way Tree
Kingston 10
Jamaica W.I.


Executive Agencies

Other Agencies/Departments