Jamaica Customs, Currency & Airport Tax regulations summary

Customs, Currency & Airport tax

All about Jamaica
Capital city: Kingston
Currency: Jamaican Dollar (JMD)
Local time: GMT - 5
Telephone code: + 1 876
Bank: Closed on Saturday and Sunday.

Customs Rules

Import regulations:

Free import for passengers of 18 years or older:- 200 cigarettes or 50 cigars or 230 grams of other tobacco products;- 1 liter of alcohol... More information

Arms and Ammunition regulations:

A Firearms Import Permit is required. If importing while on official business, the permit must be obtained from the respective embassy or consulate... More information

Wild Fauna and Flora:

The import of certain endangered species of plant, live animals and their products is prohibited or restricted under CITES. For further detail... More information

Export regulations:

Free export of tobacco products and alcoholic beverages. ... More information

Crew members customs regulations:

Same regulations as for passengers apply. ... More information


Pets must have an Import Permit issued by the Ministry of Agriculture, Veterinary Services Division. Tel: 1 876 927 0594 or 1 876 977 2489/2492. E-... More information

Baggage Clearance regulations:

Baggage is cleared at the airport of final destination in Jamaica if the baggage is labeled accordingly and the airport of final destination is an ... More information

Airport Embarkation Tax

No airport tax is levied on passengers upon embarkation at the airport.... More information

Currency regulations

Currency Import regulations: Local currency (Jamaican Dollar-JMD) and foreig... More information

Learn all about regulations for your destination country. From airport tax to be paid on departure, to importing pets, as well as rules on how much currency you may bring into and out of a country.