Frequently Asked Questions. - Permits

The importation of meats whether processed or not is restricted and will require a permit from the Ministry of Agriculture before importation.

  • Fireworks
  • Firearm
  • Motor vehicles
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Human remains and pesticides.

N.B.  The list is not exhaustive and it is the responsibility of the Importer to check and see if the goods being imported require a permit or licence from the respective Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs).

This precaution is a safeguard against the introduction of harmful pests and diseases into the island. A certificate or permit must be obtained from the Quarantine Division of the Ministry of Agriculture before cooked or uncooked meats, live plants or plant products can be imported.

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Jamaica Customs Agency

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Newport East, Kingston 15
Phone: 876 922 5140-8 | 922 8770-3

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