On entry into force of the Agreement between the Government of the Russian Federation and the Government of Jamaica on conditions of the waiver of visa requirements for mutual visits of the nationals of the Russian Federation and the nationals of Jamaica

On 27 November 2018 the Agreement between the Government of the Russian Federation and the Government of Jamaica on conditions of the waiver of visa requirements for mutual visits of the nationals of the Russian Federation and the nationals of Jamaica entered into force.

Under the Agreement, nationals of the Russian Federation and nationals of Jamaica holding valid passports, giving the right to cross the border, may enter, leave, pass in transit or stay in the territory of the other state without obtaining visas for a maximum of 90 days within the period of one year, from the date of their first entry into the territory of the other state.

Nationals of the state who intend to stay or reside in the territory of the other state for a period exceeding 90 days within the period of one year, from the date of their first entry, or to take up employment or to participate in activities other than business, cultural exchanges, tourism, private or educational tours, in the receiving state shall obtain visas at a diplomatic mission or consular post of the other state in accordance with the legislation of the receiving state.