JCA Wins 2018 WCO Photo Competition

The Jamaica Customs Agency (JCA), and by extension Jamaica and the Caribbean Region, copped the WCO 2018 Photo Competition, held on June 30, in Brussels, Germany. The JCA snatched the coveted award from a pool of sixty (63) entrants from around the globe. The award was presented to our Commissioner, at the 132nd Session of the Customs Cooperation Council Meeting.

See our winning photo below. Also see link to view all the entries.


TITLE: Jamaica “Customs in Action”: Facilitating Trade, Protecting Our People, Building Our Country

The Customs Officers of the Jamaica Customs Agency are the epitome of our motto “Country Above Self,” driven by our core values of Customer Service, Accountability, Professionalism, Integrity and Transparency (CAPIT). Whether large or small, industrialized or rustic, the Jamaica Customs Agency seeks to ensure that all our stakeholders, enjoy efficient and friendly service, within a secure business environment.


The Agency continues to relentlessly protect Jamaica’s borders from illegal trading, while ably keeping the economic wheels of our country turning, ultimately contributing to our National Development Goal of making “Jamaica the place of choice to live, work, raise families and do business.”




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Mission Statement
To facilitate trade, protect our borders, optimise revenue collection, through collaborative border management and delivery of high quality customer services and to develop and maintain a team of motivated professional and competent staff.


Jamaica Customs Agency

Customs House
Myers Wharf,
Newport East, Kingston 15
Phone: 876 922 5140-8 | 922 8770-3

Corporate Office
2-4 King Street, Kingston
Phone: 876 948 5151

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