Are you travelling to Jamaica?

Jamaica is an island country located south of Cuba in the Caribbean Sea. Its climate is hot and tropical.  Situated in the hurricane belt, this country is susceptible to severe weather. The island is famous for its Jamaican jerk spice, which is integral to Jamaican cuisine.

Capital City: Kingston

Languages: English

Population: 3 million

Currency: Jamaican dollar

Entry Requirements:

  • Tourist visa is not required. Business or Student visa is required. Canadians must have a passport.
  • Yellow Fever vaccination certificate may be required for travellers coming from countries with YF transmission.

Diseases to consider:

Travel Alerts

Check Government of Canada advisories specific to Jamaica here.