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Visitor Immigration & Visa Requirements

Nationals of United States of America, Canada, the United Kingdom and most countries within the British Commonwealth do not require visas to enter the Cayman Islands. Various other countries are also exempted but for example, citizens of Jamaica, Colombia, Saudi Arabia and Belarus currently require visas before being admitted into the Islands. Where visas are required they must be sought and obtained prior to travel. For a full list of which countries do and do not require visas for entry into the Cayman Islands please visit www.immigration.gov.ky.

Visitors are permitted to stay for up to a total of 6 months. You will be required to show your return or ongoing ticket upon arrival in the Cayman Islands.

If you are arriving on a cruise ship, please check with your cruise ship company for rules and regulations.

People wishing to live and work in the Cayman Islands must secure a job and obtain a work permit prior to arriving in the islands. For full details on living and working in the Cayman Islands visit www.caymanresident.com.