February 2024

Doing Business with Jamaica Customs is Now Easier With New Mobile App - Dalila Jones Kerr

Dear Stakeholders:

In this feature new story from our recent newspaper supplement, Dalila  Jones Kerr explores the features, functionalities, and the seamless user experience that our new mobile application brings to the forefront. From enhancing accessibility to streamlining processes, this app is designed to revolutionize the way we connect and serve our community. Clich here to read more.

Feature Article | JCA Successfully Attains ISO 9001:2015 Certification

Dear Stakeholders:

In this insightful piece, Sean Barrow and Celia Russell-Henry share the Agency’s commitment to excellence and rigorous process undertaken to achieve ISO 9001:2015 Certification. The article highlights the dedication of our team, the strategic initiatives implemented, and the positive impact this certification brings to our organisation and stakeholders. Click here to read more.

Feature Article | Javar Smith - JSWIFT Positively Impacting Jamaica's Trade and Business Landscape

Dear Stakeholders,

In this feature, Javar Smith dives into the remarkable strides made by JSWIFT (Jamaica Single Window for Trade), exploring how it has become a catalyst for positive change in the way businesses operate and trade within Customs context.

Lead Article | Jamaica Customs: 'Engaging Traditional and New Partners with Purpose' by Tina Brown

Dear Stakeholders:

We draw your attention to the lead article featured in Jamaica Customs’ newspaper supplement, written by, Tina Brown; International and Industry Liaison Branch. The article, titled "Jamaica Customs: Engaging Traditional and New Partners with Purpose," delves into the progressive initiatives shaping the landscape of our Customs operations.

Implementation of the Approved Suspension of the CET (Import Duty) on Lithium-ion Batteries

The Ministry of Finance and the Public Service has advised the Jamaica Customs Agency, in a letter dated February 06, 2024, that in keeping with the decision of the CARICOM Secretary General, Jamaica will fully suspend the Common External Tariff (Import Duty) on 240,000 pieces of lithium-ion batteries of tariff code 8507.60.00 for the period February 02, 2024 to February 01, 2025.

Additional National Code (ANC) EC4 should be used to facilitate clearance.



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Jamaica Customs Agency

Customs House
Myers Wharf,
Newport East, Kingston 15
Phone: 876 922 5140-8 | 922 8770-3

Corporate Office
2-4 King Street, Kingston
Phone: 876 948 5151

Opening Hours
Monday - Thursday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Friday: 8:00am - 4:00pm

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