I am a Nigerian citizen on vacation in the US and would like to visit Jamaica for two weeks do I need a Jamaica visa?
Yes, you do need an entry visa. The information is here from the New York consulate and extracted below:
Note: When I look for the visa processing fee, there was a footnote for Nigerian applicants:
*N.B. In order to obtain a visa, Nigerian Nationals will need to provide the Consulate with a letter of invitation from individuals they are visiting or organization they will be working with in Jamaica.
General Conditions for Admission
A person desirous of visiting Jamaica:
- Should be in possession of a valid visa unless exempted from this requirement under any of the prescribed regulations.
- Must be in a position to support himself/herself and accompanying dependents for the duration of stay;
- Should not be of unsound mind;
- Should not be the subject of a certificate submitted to the Immigration Officer by a health officer indicating that for medical reasons, permission to land is not desirable;
- Should not have been sentenced in a foreign country for any extraditable crime within the meaning of the Extradition Acts 1870 and 1906;
- Should not be the subject of a deportation order in force under the Aliens Law, Chapter 9;
- Should not be the subject of a landing prohibition order from the Minister of National Security;
- Valid passport
- One passport size photograph
- Completed Visa Application Form J (signature is required)
- Valid return visa to the United States
- Flight itinerary (Round trip ticket)
- Visa fee payable by Money Order to the Jamaican Consulate, 767 Third Avenue, New York, NY 10017 (fees are applied as listed: USD20)
- FedEx fee of $20.00 payable by Money Order to return passport (if applicable)
Processing time: Walk-in applicants: 2-3 business days; mailed-in applicants: 5 business days
A further requirement is listed on the bottom of the page:
Also must be presented is proof of vaccination against Measles, Rubella and Polio. The Certificate of Proof must be dated after 12 August, 2014.