Embassy of Jamaica in Washington


The Jamaican Embassy in the United States is a bilateral mission in Washington and promotes Jamaican interests in the United States. The embassy of Jamaica also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of the United States. The Jamaican Embassy in Washington is headed by Stephen C. Vasciannie - Ambassador of Jamaica to the United States.


Jamaican Embassy in Washington, the United States 1520 New Hampshire Avenue, NW Washington D.C. 20036 United States


(+1) 202-452-0660


(+1) 202-452-0081






Stephen C. Vasciannie - Ambassador

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in the United States require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the Jamaican embassy in Washington you will find information on opening hours and how to book appointments.

Opening hours

Please note that embassy opening hours can vary. Always contact the embassy before a visit.

Visa for Jamaica

For all Jamaican visa related matters contact the embassy in Washington before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.embassyofjamaica.org ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+1) 202-452-0660 or email dcm@jamaicaembassy.org

Consulates of Jamaica in the United States

Next to the embassy in Washington there could be additional Jamaican consulates located in the United States.

Please check below for the locations of the Jamaican consulates in the United States.

Jamaican Consulates in the United States

Next to the embassy in Washington, Jamaica has consulates in the following cities: Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Concord, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Philadelphia, Richmond, San Francisco and Seattle

Embassy Consular Department and Services

The consular department of the Jamaican Embassy in Washington offers consular assistance. The consular department in general offers services for visitors from United States to Jamaica as wel as for Jamaican citizens in United States. Generally, services comprise of visa applications, passport renewals, marriage registration, legalization of documents, birth of a child, Jamaican nationality issues and more. Contact the consular department directly by telephone or email.