Jamaica - Kingston Field Office
As of March 1, 2013, the Kingston, Jamaica, USCIS field office has been closed permanently.
The Kingston United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) office’s jurisdiction has been passed over to the Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, USCIS office.
This means that everyone who was supposed to send their applications to the Kingston office should now apply at the Santo Domingo Office.
The USCIS field office in Santo Domingo is now responsible for the following areas:
- The Bahamas
- The British Virgin Islands
- The Cayman Islands
- Turks and Caicos Islands
- Guantanamo Bay Naval Station
People in Jamaica, the Cayman Islands or the Guantanamo Bay Naval Station should file Form I-130, Petition for Alien Relative, at the USCIS Chicago lockbox.
If it is an emergency, a U.S. Department of State (DOS) field office might accept Form I-130 in some cases.
If you want to abandon your permanent resident (green card) status with Form I-407, this form should be filed with your local U.S. consulate.
Residents of Jamaica and the Cayman Islands should file at the Kingston, Jamaica, U.S. consulate.
If you want to file Form I-600, Petition to Classify Orphan as an Immediate Relative, in Jamaica or the Bahamas, you can do so at your local U.S. consulate or at a USCIS lockbox in the U.S. Please refer to your application for instructions.
You can file Form I-600A, Application for Advance Processing of Orphan Petition, at the appropriate USCIS lockbox in the U.S., based on where you live. U.S. parents adopting children in Jamaica or the Bahamas can file their applications at the Santo Domingo field office.
Form I-730, Refugee/Asylee Relative Petition, should be filed with your nearest U.S. consulate. If you’re from Jamaica or the Cayman Islands, you should file your petition at the Kingston, Jamaica, consulate.
Application for Transportation Letter for a Permanent Resident Outside of the U.S.
The Immigration and Customs Enforcement office in Kingston, Jamaica, is responsible for transportation letters for permanent residents (green card holders) in Jamaica and the Cayman Islands. Other green card holders within the former Kingston, Jamaica, jurisdiction should arrange for appointments at their local U.S. embassy.
DNA and Fingerprint Collection
DNA collection and fingerprinting will be handled by the U.S. consulate in Kingston, Jamaica.
If you’re applying for an S, T, U or V visa, you should for a fingerprinting appointment at your local U.S. consulate.