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Arrest & Detention while visiting Jamaica

Jamaican laws may differ from those of the country where you are from. Unfortunately, you may find yourself in a situation where you are arrested or detained in Jamaica

– Before travelling to Jamaica, please ensure that you know the contact information for the Embassy, High Commission or Consulate of your country.
– Please ascertain the level of assistance your government will be willing to give you in the case you get arrested or detained while visiting Jamaica

Our Consular Officers can assist you with

  • Contacting your government representative
  • Contacting your next-of-kin