Guidelines for Short-Term Volunteers (Documents Required for Registration)

Download the Short Term Volunteer Form
 

Doctors

First Time

  • Short-Term Volunteer Forms
  • Form A – The Medical Act
  • Certified copy of Basic Degree Certificate – the one that says “Doctor of Medicine”
  • Certified copy of Current Licence
  • Names and Addresses of 2 Medical References
  • Work Permit Exemption Application Form
  • 2 photographs

If doctor was trained at an Offshore Medical School and has a Board Certificate he/she needs to submit this.

Returning

  • Short-Term Volunteer Form
  • Form A
  • Certified copy of Current Licence
  • Work Permit Exemption Application Form
  • 1 photograph

 

Nurses

First Time

  • Short-Term Volunteer Form
  • Blue Form
  • Curriculum Vitae (Resume)
  • Certified copy of Birth Certificate
  • Certified copy Marriage Certificate (if applicable)
  • Certified copy of Certificate/Diploma from School of Nursing
  • Certified Copy of Current Licence
  • Two written references from Nursing Supervisors
  • Work Permit Exemption Application Form
  • 2 photographs

 

Returning Nurses and Jamaican Trained Nurses

  • Short-Term Volunteer Form
  • Updated Curriculum Vitae (Resume)
  • Certified Copy of Current Licence
  • Two written references from Nursing Supervisors
  • Work Permit Exemption Application Form
  • 1 photograph

 

Dentists/Dental Hygienists

First Time

  • Short Term Volunteer Form
  • Form A – Dental Act
  • Work Permit Exemption Application Form
  • Degree Certificate (Doctor of Dental Surgery)
  • Current License
  • 3 professional references
  • 2 photographs

 

Returning

  • Short Term Volunteer Form
  • Current License
  • Work Permit Exemption Application Form
  • 1 photograph

 

Optometrists

First Time

  • Short Term Volunteer Form
  • Degree Certificate (Doctor of Optometry)
  • Current License
  • 2 professional references
  • Work Permit Exemption Application Form
  • 2 photographs

 

Returning

  • Short Term Volunteer Form
  • Current License
  • Work Permit Exemption Application Form
  • 1 photograph

 

PHARMACISTS

First Time

  • Short Term Volunteer Form
  • Degree Certificate
  • Current License
  • 3 professional references
  • Work Permit Exemption Application Form
  • 2 photographs

 

Returning

  • Short Term Volunteer Form
  • Current License
  • Work Permit Exemption Application Form
  • 1 photograph

 

Students

  • Short Term Volunteer Form
  • Work Permit Exemption Application Form
  • 2 passport sized photographs
  • A letter from the University verifying status of student(s)

 

Support Staff

  • Short Term Volunteer Form
  • Work Permit Exemption Application Form
  • 1 passport sized photograph

 

Audiologists, Deititian, Radiographer, Medical Technologists, Therapists Physiotherapist (Speech, Occupational & Physical)

  • Short Term Volunteer Form
  • Completed Form A – The Professions Supplementary to Medicine Act, 1965
  • Certified Copy of Diploma/Degree
  • Transcript
  • Certified Copy of current license
  • Two letters of reference – one from a member of your profession and one character reference
  • Work Permit Exemption Application Form
  • 2 photographs

 

Returning

  • Short-Term Volunteer Form
  • Form A
  • Certified copy of Current License
  • Work Permit Exemption Application Form
  • 1 photograph

 

FEES

Registration

  • Doctors – $1,000.00 each
  • Full Registration – $2,000.00

 

  • Nurses
  • First Time – $ US 50.00
  • Returning – $ US 30.00
  • Jamaican Trained – $ J 2000.00

 

  • Dentists – $5000.00 each

 

  • Dental Hygienists – $5000.00each

 

  • Optometrists – US$25.00  or the Jamaican Equivalent

 

  • Pharmacists – US$50.00 or the Jamaican Equivalent

 

  • Dieticians Audiologists, etc. – $4,000.00 each

 

  • Work Permit Exemption– All persons

 

Medical and/or Dental Professionals that are fully registered or Licensed in Jamaica submit the following:

  • Short Term Form
  • Medical Act/ Dental Act
  • Jamaican License/ practicing certificate
  • US License
  • Work Permit exemption form