Bridge to the Future

Closure Notice






The Jamaica Archives and Records Department wishes to advise the public of the temporary closure of the Jamaica Archives Unit (JAU), situated at 27 King Street, Spanish Town, St. Catherine.  

The public will receive further notice of our reopening date.  In the interim, we will facilitate your request for information via email at [email protected] or by telephone at 876-984-2581 or    876-984-5001.

We apologize for the inconvenience this unplanned closure may cause as we seek to execute urgent repairs and remedial works to better serve you our valued customers.


Jamaica Archives and Records Department (JARD) exists to ensure the efficient and effective management and use of official records/information, at all stages of the life cycle and to preserve those official and other archival records for current and future use, by the government and citizens of Jamaica, in order to strengthen national development.