Home > Press Releases > Viewing Release - Government Agencies to offer Services at Independence Village

Government Agencies to offer Services at Independence Village

Kingston Jamaica: The Passport Immigration and Citizenship Agency (PICA), Registrar General’s Department (RGD) and Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) are among the government agencies who will be offering various services to patrons at this year’s Independence Village at the Ranny Williams Entertainment Centre. The Village, which will run from Emancipation Day, Saturday, August 1 to Independence Day, Thursday, August 6, from noon to 5 p.m. with free admission.   The 2015 Emancipation and Independenceactivities are being celebrated under the theme “Proud and Free! Jamaica 53” and in keeping with this, government agencies which are centered around servicing the public, are stepping up their customer service and taking the opportunity to bring these services to patrons of the Independence Village.    The Passport Immigration and Citizenship Agency (PICA) will be offering patrons “Next Day”, “Three Day” and “Seven Day” passport services as well as immigration services and descent and non-descent applications for Jamaican citizenship.   The Registrar General’s Department will also be offering applications for birth, death and marriage certificates, record updating activities and providing general information on its registry wedding services and genealogical research services. While the JUTC will be offering top-up services for its Smarter Card and providing relevant information on its schedule of activities for the Independence period.   The Independence Village will also feature the services of private sector companies, which will be proving information to their potential and existing customers. There will also be   daily and nightly activities for the entire family including lunch hour concerts, exhibitions, panel discussions, food court, petting Zoo, a Kiddies Village, Rides and other attractions.

Recent Press Releases

2016 Press Releases | 2015 Press Releases | 2014 Press Releases