Includes license requirements for key professional services that are open to U.S. service providers.
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Jamaica was incorporated under the Public Accountancy Act (PAA) to regulate the accountancy profession in Jamaica as well as the use of accountancy designations.
A real estate practitioner is expected to complete a one month, 100-hour sales course; register with the Real Estate Board; and “attach” to a licensed Real Estate Broker. Practitioners are also expected to apply for a license from the Real Estate Board of Jamaica, which has to be renewed annually.
The Professional Engineers Registration Board (PERB) regulates the practice of engineering in Jamaica. Individuals or firms seeking to offer engineering services in Jamaica must seek registration through PERB under the Professional Engineers’ Registration Act.
Individuals and firms offering architecture services must register with the Architects Registration Board (ARB), the regulatory body for architects.