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Country Risk Ratings


Overall Country Risk Rating

Travel Warning

Affected Areas: Entire country except Travel Restriction areas


Travel Restriction

Affected Areas: St. Ann’s Parish (Steer Town and the Buckfield neighborhood near Ocho Rios); St. Catherine’s Parish (Spanish Town, Central Village, Areas within Portmore); All of Clarendon Parish (except passing through Clarendon Parish using the T1 and A2 highways); St. Elizabeth’s Parish (Vineyard District Community, between the communities of Salt Spring and Burnt Savanna, St. Elizabeth); Hanover Parish (Logwood and Orange Bay); St. James Parish/Montego Bay (All of Montego Bay on the inland side of the A1 highway and The Queen’s Drive from San San to Harmony Beach Park); Kingston and St. Andrew Parish (Cassava Piece, Downtown Kingston, defined as between Mountain View Avenue and Hagley Park Road, and south of Half Way Tree and Old Hope Roads. Downtown Kingston includes Arnett Gardens, Cockburn Gardens, Denham Town, Olympic Gardens, Seaview Gardens, Trench Town, and Tivoli Gardens. Duhaney Park. Grants Pen. Standpipe. Swallowfield. Elleston Flats. August Town); Manchester Parish (Green Vale, Gray Ground, Red Ground, and Vineyard neighborhoods of Mandeville); St. Thomas Parish (Black Lane neighborhood in Seaforth, Grands Penn, Church Corner neighborhood near Yallahs, Town of Yallahs, except when driving through on the main highway); Trelawny Parish (Clarks Town); Westmoreland Parish (Russia community in Savanna-la-Mar. Morgan Bay. Kings Valley. The Whitehall, Bethel Town, and Red Ground neighborhoods of Negril).

Last Updated: June 19, 2023

Eligibility & Requirements

Jamaica currently has a U-M Travel Warning risk rating, with specific regions having a U-M Regional Travel Restriction risk rating.

  1. Determine whether the cities or locations you visit are within a Travel Warning area or within a Regional Travel Restriction area.
  2. For cities or locations within a Travel Warning area:
  1. For cities or locations within a Travel Restriction area:

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