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Jamaica - Apply for Employment Injury Benefit Medical Certificate under National Insurance Scheme

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Apply in-Person

  1. To apply for the employment injury, benefit medical certificate, you should submit your application to the NIS office under the Ministry of Labour and Social Security (MLSS). please view the NIS contact details in the “Offices and Contact” section below
  2. Obtain the application form from the NIS office in person or download the form from the MLSS website through this link:Link (choose “Employment Injury Benefit Medical Certificate” and download the form
  3. Complete the form and take it to a certified doctor to complete the doctor’s certification section
  4. Then prepare the required documents and attach them to the application form
  5. Once your application form and all supporting information and documents have been completed, signed, stamped, and certified where required, go to the NIS office and submit the application to the NIS official at the service desk
  6. Then the NIS will verify your application and confirm if the application meets the required standards
  7. After assessment of the application and the NIS determines that you are not fit to work due to your injury or injuries they will certify and approve your benefit application


Required Documents[edit]

  • Complete application form
  • Proof of age of the Applicant (Birth Certificate or Passport)
  • Valid Identification of the Applicant (Passport, Driver’s Licence, Electoral Identification)
  • National Insurance Scheme number

Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

National Insurance Scheme
Address: 14 National Heroes Circle
Kingston 4 Jamaica
Tel: 876-922-8000 0r 888-991-2089
Email: [email protected]
Website: link
Offices and contact details: Link

National Insurance Fund
Address: 40 Knutsford Boulevard, Kingston 5, Jamaica, West Indies
Tel: (876) 908-0025
Tel: (876) 908-0019 -21
Fax: (876) 908-0028



  • A person claiming injury benefits is eligible to apply


  • The application is free


Explain the time until which the certificate/document is valid.
e.g. Birth Certificate Valid Forever

Documents to Use[edit]

  • Application form:Link


Sample Documents[edit]

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Processing Time[edit]

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Please provide other instructions related to the certificate/documents.
e.g. The state office holds birth records since january 1908.

Required Information[edit]

  • Names
  • NIS number
  • Date of accident
  • Doctor’s certification
  • Contact number
  • Signature


Need for the Document[edit]

  • The application is used for a follow up medical examination for the person claiming the injury benefits

Information which might help[edit]

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Other uses of the Document/Certificate[edit]

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e.g. Birth Certificate can be used as proof of identity.

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