Government of Jamaica

Passport, Citizenship and immigration Agency

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:

  1. Monitoring the activities of non-Jamaicans;
  2. Investigating Immigrants who are in breach of the Immigration or Aliens Act and
  3. Monitoring deportation cases.