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Jamaica Import Restrictions


In order to enter Jamaica, certain goods are subject to specific controls and, regardless of their value and quantity, they require the consent of Jamaica government, preferably, license must be obtained prior to passage through the customs, preventing the goods from being retained. On this page, you will see what kinds of items are prohibited from entering the Jamaica, and which items need special documentation before exporting to Jamaica.

Import restrictions

Senders should determine import restrictions from Jamaican authorities before posting:

EDN’s and export permits are required for:

Special documentation

Jamaica requires an import permit for many goods. Before posting any item, senders should confirm that the addressee has any necessary permit. The sender should attach a Certificate of Origin for all British-made goods.

The sender and receiver details must be addressed with a valid street address in English. A Post Office Box address is not acceptable.

The sender is responsible for finding if the destination country may impose duties, taxes, brokerage fees or any other fees that may be applied on the item that is being sent. Please contact the consulate office of the country you are sending to or contact the ECI customer contact centre on 1800 007 678.

Prohibitions

In addition to items prohibited by Dangerous and Prohibited Goods & Packaging Post Guide and ECI International Courier Regulations, Jamaica prohibits: