Registrar General revises opening hours amid COVID-19 outbreak

As Jamaica continues to deal with the possibility of a huge outbreak of the coronavirus, the Registrar General’s Department is the latest Government agency that is forced to revise its daily operations.

In a statement, the agency said that “due to the continued spread of COVID-19, effective Wednesday, March 18, the following will be applicable at the Registrar General’s Department offices island wide until further notice”.

• Our new opening hours to customers is from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
• In office services will only include:
– Express applications
– Birth and Death Registration
– Collection of certificates

• Applications for 7-10 days and ordinary service can be made online at jm

• Customers with confirmed appointments for Registry Wedding will be honoured (bride, groom and 2 witnesses)

• If you wish to postpone your appointment the penalty will be waived

• No new appointments will be facilitated at this time

• Bedside Registration continues until further advised