The Charities Act implemented by the Charities Authority and the Registrar of Charities took effect on December 24, 2013. All entities seeking to be certified as a charitable institution, or to obtain benefits under the Charities Act, must first be registered with the Department of Cooperatives and Friendly Societies (DCFS). Information on registration requirements and procedure can be obtained from the DCFS’s website at

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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

Opening Hours
Monday - Thursday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Friday: 8:00am - 4:00pm

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