Jamaica accedes to the Apostille Convention

On 2 November 2020, Jamaica deposited its instrument of accession to the HCCH Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents (Apostille Convention).

With the accession of Jamaica, the Apostille Convention now has 119 Contracting Parties. It will enter into force for Jamaica on 3 July 2021. More information on this Convention is available on the Apostille Section of the HCCH website.

Although not yet a Member of the HCCH, Jamaica is now a Contracting Party to two HCCH Conventions.