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Embassy of India in Kingston, Jamaica

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Address :
High Commission of India
27, Seymour Avenue
P.O. Box 446,
Kingston-6,
Jamaica(W.I.)

Working Hours :

Document Submission Time : 9:00 am to 11:30 am
Document Collection Time : 3:45 pm to 4:45 pm

Office Timings : Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 5:00 pm

Telephone Nos: (1-876)927-3114 & 927-4270

Telefax Nos: (1-876)978-2801 & 978-0359

E-Mail: hicomindkin@cwjamaica.com

Website: www.hcikingston.com

Time difference: (IST – 10½ hours)

List of Officers

Name & Designation Office Email
Mr. Pratap Singh
High Commissioner
9786232(Dir)
9273114
9274270
hc.kingston@mea.gov.in,
hicomindkin@cwjamaica.com
Mr. H.K. Mohan
First Secretary(HOC)
9276732(Dir)
9273114
9274270
hoc.kingston@mea.gov.in,
hicomindkin@cwjamaica.com
Mrs. Subbalakshmi Mohan
Second Secretary (PPS) to HC
9786232(Dir)
9273114
9274270
hc.kingston@mea.gov.in, hicomindkin@cwjamaica.com
Mr. Sandeep Grover
Attaché (Admn)
9273114
9274270
hoc.kingston@mea.gov.in, hicomindkin@cwjamaica.com
Mr. Sushanta Barua
Attaché (Cons)
9273114
9274270
hoc.kingston@mea.gov.in, hicomindkin@cwjamaica.com
Mr. S. James Jacob
Attaché (Accounts)
9273114
9274270
hoc.kingston@mea.gov.in, hicomindkin@cwjamaica.com
Mr. Raghuvir Singh
Personal Assistant
9273114
9274270
hoc.kingston@mea.gov.in, hicomindkin@cwjamaica.com
Mr. Mark Ngamthangrum
Assistant
9273114
9274270
hoc.kingston@mea.gov.in, hicomindkin@cwjamaica.com
Mr. Sunil Kumar
Security Assistant
9273114
9274270
hoc.kingston@mea.gov.in, hicomindkin@cwjamaica.com

List of Holidays

Sl. No.       HOLIDAYS   DATE   DAY OF WEEK
    1       New Year’s Day   01.01.2015   Thursday
    2       Republic Day   26.01.2015   Monday
    3      Mahavir Jayanthi   02.04.2015   Thursday
    4      Good Friday   03.04.2015   Friday
    5      Easter Monday   06.04.2015   Monday
    6      Budha Purnima   04.05.2015   Monday
    7      Idu’l Fitr   18.07.2015   Saturday
    8     Jamaica’s Independence Day   06.08.2015   Thursday
    9     India’s Indedpendence Day   15.08.2015   Saturday
   10     Idu’l Zuha  (Bakrid)   25.09.2015   Friday
   11     Mahatma Gandhi’s Jyanthi   02.10.2015   Friday
   12     Dussehra (Vijaya Dashami)   22.10.2015   Thursday
   13     Muharram   24.10.2015   Saturday
   14     Diwali (Deepawali)   11.11.2015   Wednesday
   15     Guru Nanak’s Birthday   25.11.2015   Wednesday
   16     Milad-Un-Nabi or id-Milad (Birth day of Prophet Mohammad)   24.12.2015   Thursday
   17     Christmas Day   25.12.2015   Friday

Types of Visas

  1. Tourist Visa : Valid for 3 months to 5 years. Long term tourist visa is granted to People of Indian origin only. Maximum period of stay in India is limited to 6 months only on each visit irrespective of validity of visa granted.
  2. Entry Visa : 6 months to 5 years is given to persons of Indian origin and members of family of a foreigner employed in India.
  3. Business visa : 6 months or more. Letters from sponsoring organization in India and Jamaica indicating nature of applicant’s business, probable duration of stay, places to be visited and a guarantee to meet maintenance expenses etc. should accompany the application. 5 year business visa may be granted to persons who have set up or intend to set up joint ventures in India.
  4. Employment visa : Appointment letter, contract letter, and proof that the organization is registered in India should be submitted along with application. Duration of visa will depend on the period of contract or one year whichever is less.
  5. Conference visa : A letter of invitation from the organizers should be attached with the application. In some cases Government of India’s clearance may be required.

Processing Time for Visa: Visa is granted in five days in case of nationals of countries under the jurisdiction of this High Commission if all necessary documents are submitted. It takes about seven working days in case of other nationals currently resident in a country under jurisdiction of this Mission. This time frame is not applicable in cases where Government of India’s prior approval is required.

 

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