PICA monitors and regulates the entry and exit of all persons entering or exiting the Jamaican shores. The Agency provides passports to Jamaican citizens; process applications for citizenship and ensure adherence to the Immigration, Passport and Jamaica Nationality Act.
The primary functions of the agency include:
- Monitoring the activities of non-Jamaicans;
- Investigating Immigrants who are in breach of the Immigration or Aliens Act and
- Monitoring deportation cases.