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Steps To Export

Register with  JAMPRO at www.jexporter.com to access to JAMPRO’s e-Registration  Service or visit one of the  JAMPRO offices in Jamaica (Kingston or Montego Bay).

Registration is required only for individuals or entities exporting goods on a commercial basis or for the purpose of trade which will result in the generation of revenue.

Exporters can register as an Individual or a Company/Business.

If you register as an individual, you will need to submit a current passport size picture Tax Registration Number (TRN), valid proof of Jamaican ID, along with the requisite fee.

If you register as a company, you will be required to submit a certificate of incorporation or certificate of registered business name, business TRN and the applicable fee.

  • Complete booking with the shipping company
  • Get a single shipment letter from JAMPRO
  • First-time exporters must register with ASYCUDA by emailing a request for an account to awifo@jacustoms.gov.jm
  • Complete Export Single Administration Declaration (E-SAD) within ASYCUDA WORLD 
  • Scan and Upload Commercial Invoice and requisite regulatory approvals (permits)
  • Contact Jamaica Customs Contraband Enforcement Unit 24 hours before loading goods into a container.
  • Complete Dock Receipt issued by the shipping agent
  • Present dock receipt to wharf office (pay security fee)
  • Submit completed entry form, dock receipt and
  • Pay the customs processing fee
  • Deliver cargo to the wharf

For products within the following categories, the required approval or licenses must be obtained from the governing agency before JAMPRO can proceed with the export registration:

  • Fresh Agricultural Produce, certified packaging facility is required. Information on packaging facility specifications and guidelines can be accessed through the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries’ Plant Quarantine Department.

The Veterinary Services Division, Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries for:

  • Apicultural products
  • Bee products
  • Animals

The Jamaica Agricultural Commodities Regulatory Authority (JACRA) for:

  • Coffee products
  • Coconut
  • Cocoa
  • Spices (Pimento, Nutmeg, Ginger and Tumeric)

Renewal of Registration
To renew registration annually, exporters are required to visit JAMPRO’s online exporter registration platform at www.jexporter.com or visit offices located in Kingston and Montego Bay and annual fee payment ($3,000.00)

Exporters of agricultural products will need to obtain a new authorization letter from the Plant Quarantine Division of the Ministry of Agriculture.

A change of the company’s location and/or commodities listed on the original exporter registration application will require a verification visit by a JAMPRO officer before approval/renewal is granted.

  • Get a single shipment letter from JAMPRO
  • First-time exporters must register with ASYCUDA by emailing a request for an account to awifo@jacustoms.gov.jm
  • Access ASYCUDA world to complete export declaration (ESAD)
  • Contact Jamaica Customs Contraband Enforcement Unit 24 hours before delivering goods to the airline.
  • Present documents and goods to an export officer for checking, signing and numbering.
  • Note the ASUCUDA reference number for payment of the customs processing fee
  • Deliver cargo to *airline’s warehouse
  • Present tally sheet along with dispatch form to the airline representative who will facilitate the entry of goods into the warehouse.

* Some airline may require prior booking.

HOW CAN THE JMEA HELP?

Whether taking your first steps or looking to grow your export business, the JMEA can help with any stage of your export journey. Contact us at:-

The Export and Domestic Policy Research and Information Manager
Jamaica Manufacturers and Exporters Association
85A Duke Street, Kingston
(876) 922-8880-3 | (876) 922-8869 |
Fax: (876) 922-9205 Email: jmea@jmea.org

SUPPORT SERVICES

    • Export development through mentorship and export guidance
    • Provide export policy information
    • Market Research and Market Pointers
    • Market Intelligence Training
    • ASYCUDA World Training
    • ISO 9001:2015 Training
    • Export Forums
    • Export Sales Opportunities

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