Adjustment of Pica opening hours

The Passport, Immigration and Citizenship Agency (PICA) continues to monitor reccommended precautions relating to covid-19 on an ongoing basis. In light of the new curfew hours in some parishes, our business hours have been adjusted with immediate effect, until further advised from the Government of Jamaica.


PSOJ: COVID-19 Update

As a result of COVID-19, we are confronting some challenging times ahead. We recognise that businesses are now required to adopt new ways of working. Consequently, there may be some confusion around the implementation of various directives and guidelines.

A key issue is, what is meant by “work at home for non-essential services.” Please watch the attached video which we hope will provide some clarification:


Design Collaborative: Our Response to COVID-19

Design Collaborative is hereby advising that our work-from-home initiative will continue for another fourteen (14) days and will continuously provide updates during this period. This decision was made in the best interest and safety of our clients and staff.

Read full advisory below:


What Every Jamaican Needs to Know

The banks and other financial institutions have had extensive discussions about the potential impact of the COVID-19 crisis on their Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) customers. SMEs should contact their financial institutions to ask about support during this difficult period, including:

  • Potential payment deferrals/moratoriums or extensions on business
  • loans, mortgages and car loans;

  • Accessing short term working capital support at reduced rates;
  • Early access to term deposits without penalty for breaking
  • Temporary fee waivers on various bank services.

Read full advisory below.



Adjusted Office Hours

 The National Irrigation Commission will be changng their office hours from the date August 24,2020

to Sptember 2,2020

New office Hours 

Monday to Thursday 8:30am to 3:00pm

Friday 8:00am to 3:00pm