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Jamaica Travel Advice Q & A: Do they still stamp the passports when you visit Jamaica?

We asked our facebook fans to help answer a question submitted to us by email:  Now that it is a requirement for you to have a passport to travel to the Caribbean I was wondering whether they still stamp the passports?


L. Maher – Yes they do.

B. Farris – yes they stamp them and they ask you all kind of questions. Especially if you go to Kingston

Y. Samuels – Yup

J. Stewart – Yes they do……….

C. Blackwood – Yes

S. Thompson – Yes was just in the yard at Kingston with my usband n they stamped mine .. I am a travel agent also

K. Wood – It has been a requirement since 2007 and they do stamp your book, scan your eyes and take your fingerprint once you come back in the USA if you are a just a resident. If you are a citizen they stamp your book

C. Fix – yeah mon! mine was stamped in March 2010 and 2011 Mobay 🙂

B. Shiquita – Yup… and God knows don’t over stay…. I can speak on that one… lol

D. Campbell – Yes most definitely they do stamp your passport.

M. Blair -I’ve always been stamped

K. Thompson – Ditto fi sure

N. Kelly -Of course they stamp the passport they have to keep track on everyone

I. Henri – Of course they do! What would be the purpose of having a passport then? You have a specific amount of time that the folks in Immigration stamp in the passport that allows you to legally stay!

R. Aquart – Yeah

D.Edwards – They MUST

C. Jackson – When you’re on a cruise they don’t stamp. I was very disappointed with that. All you need is your cruise card.

K. Oglesby – You can ask for a stamp

J. Williams – Yes the still stamp them.

R. McLennon -yes they do!

R. Cobbs – yes they still do stamp the book

K.Carter – Mine has been stamped in MoBay Sangster Airport

A. Daley – Yes they do !!

G. Turnbull – They sure do

B. Mc Leod – Yes they do!!!!

L. Baldwin – Oh yes an I treasure all 6 of mine from 2006 till the 7th in a couple months the hassle of customs is soooo worth it luv tha yaad

G. McLean – You have a choice, they generally ask if you wanted it stamped

D. Donaldson – I thought you always had have a passport.

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