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Visitor Immigration & Visa Requirements

Visiting the Cayman Islands - How to Travel to Cayman


There are no vaccine requirements to enter the Cayman Islands by air or by cruise ship.


Immigration and Visas

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 six 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.

More Information

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 much more information on Cayman Work Permits please see our Cayman Resident website. For lots of information on How to Find a Job in the Cayman Islands also see our Cayman Resident website which is researched and updated by the Acorn team daily. For information on Retiring in Cayman see here.