Jamaica Customs Agency in Montego Bay Contact details, import/export requirements

Jamaica Customs Agency in Montego Bay Address, Phone, Email, Hours, Prohibited items

Address: Customs House – Collector of Customs Revenue Centre
GWest Montego Bay
Unit #8, GWest Corporation Limited
Lot 6, Crane Boulevard
Fairview, Montego Bay

Telephone: St. James – 876-922 5140-8

Business hours: Monday – Thursday: 8:00am – 5:00pm, Friday: 8:00am – 4:00pm

Jamaica Customs Agency official Website: www.jacustoms.gov.jm/

Sangster International Airport

Air Cargo: 876 952 2537

Queen’s Warehouse: 876 971 5227

Baggage Hall: 876 952 2469, 952-0079

Marine Operations

Container Station (Port Handlers): 876 979 8126

Montego Bay Freeport (Sea Board): 876 979 8126

Site Unit: 876 953 6937

Parcels Post

Address: 122 Barnett Street

Telephone: 876 952 3080

Document required for import/export


  • Licensed Customs Broker for goods exceeding US$5000.00
  • Customs Declaration
  • Invoice (s) for the item (s)
  • Bill of Lading/Airway Bill
  • Detailed Packing List of all items being imported


  • Shipping documents such as a Bill of Lading or Airway Bill.
  • An authentic invoice from the supplier.
  • Import permits or licenses, where applicable.
  • A Tax Compliance Certificate (TCC)
  • Taxpayer Registration Number (TRN) and a copy of the General Consumption Tax (GCT) Certificate.
  • An Original Certificate of Origin, if the goods are being imported from a country with which Jamaica has a Trade Agreement, and for which preferential duty treatment is being claimed.

What is the Customs Processing fee, while exporting goods by Sea / Air?

  • Customs processing fee – $3005

How much customs allowance for Jamaica?

  • Passengers 18 years and above can bring free of duty, personal and household effects, including gifts, which together are of a value not exceeding US$1,000 or the equivalent in Jamaican currency.

What is the cost to clear a barrel in Jamaica in 2024?

  • JA$6,500.00

Which Goods need license from the Board of Trade?

  • What are the it Ammunition ( Firearms & Explosives)
  • Crocodiles
  • Eggs
  • Antique Furniture
  • Gold Bullion & fully or semi- manufactured gold including jewelry
  • Jewelry (excluding those from earth metals)
  • Ores—Minerals & metals including bauxite, alumina & gypsum
  • Paintings (antique)
  • Plasma in any form
  • Sugar
  • Wood—Lignum Vitae and logwood only.
  • Petroleum products
  • Motor vehicles
  • Shells

Prohibited items in Jamaica Customs

  • Indecent and obscene prints
  • Indecent Paintings, Photographs, Cinematographs, Lithographs, Engravings, Books, Cards
  • Obscene or obscene articles and any words, marks or designs on any parcel, package or packet or on its cover, of a grossly offensive or indecent or obscene nature.
  • Currency base or counterfeit currency of any country.
  • All publications of T. Lawrence Scott and the Chicago Institute in the United States relate to divination, magic, ritual or supernatural arts.

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