JET Programme: Application

The application package is downloadable online or you may visit the Embassy of Japan in Jamaica, located at NCB Towers, North Tower, 6th floor, 2 Oxford Road, Kingston 5 to collect the application form(s). Please note that we will NOT accept any incomplete or late applications. The application period will close on Tuesday, December 1, 2020, at 4:00p.m. For further inquiries, please contact the JET Programme Section at (1-876) 929-3338(EXT251) /
The information sessions are scheduled as below;
October 12, 13:00-14:00
October 23, 18:00-19:00
November 6, 13:00-14:00
November 17, 18:00-19:00
Due to restrictions caused by the COVID19 pandemic, we will offer our information sessions via Microsoft TEAMS.
If you are interested in attending:
1.Send your interest to
2.You will be sent the link to the meeting the day before.

The 2021 JET Programme Application Guidelines (Word)
*Please read the document carefully and follow the instructions. The Application Guidelines for the 2021 JET Programme have been updated as of October 20, 2020. Please see link below for new version.

The 2021 Document Submission Checklist (Word

The 2021 JET Programme Application Form (Word)

JET Programme Application Form Chart Sheet (Word)

Self-Report of Medical Conditions (Word)

Statement of Physician – Depending on your medical history (Word)

Certificate of Health (Word) and Criminal Record    
*These two (2) documents are required in your application package at the time of submission if you are applying for April or Early arrival.

Supporting Documents – Letters of Reference, Transcripts, Statement of Purpose, Teaching or Language Proficiency Qualifications, etc., must be arranged in a specific order. Please refer to The 2021 JET Programme Application Guidelines and The 2021 Document Submission Checklist.

If you require additional assistance, please refer to the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs). Alternately, you may contact the JET Programme, Cultural Section of the Embassy of Japan in Jamaica at (1-876) 929-3338(EXT251) /