Note: The following protocols do not apply to cruise travellers. For cruise traveller protocols, please see below.
It is important for travellers to be aware of and comply with current travel protocols:
- All inbound travellers must undergo pre-arrival PCR testing or antigen-detecting rapid diagnostic test (lateral flow tests) administered by a registered provider no earlier than the day prior to the departure of the person’s flight to the Islands if aged 5 years or older.
- Fully vaccinated travellers are not mandated to quarantine
- All arriving unvaccinated travellers must quarantine for 7 days. A negative test result and sign off by the Medical Officer of Health are required for the quarantine period to cease. See quarantine information for further details.
- Travellers must agree to the monitoring technology terms and conditions if they will be quarantining at residence, if applicable.
- Residents and visitors with a travel declaration who are not required to quarantine and test positive after their arrival in the Cayman Islands must isolate. Learn more.
Travellers With Children
As of Friday 8 April 2022, the rules for travelling with children have changed:
- All travellers ages 5 and over must provide a negative result from a PCR or antigen-detecting rapid diagnostic test no earlier than the day before departure.
- All children age 12 years and over are required to be vaccinated to be exempt from quarantine.
- Unvaccinated children under the age of 12 years old will assume the vaccination status of their adult travel companions.
- Unaccompanied unvaccinated tourist visitor children are not permitted to enter.
All cruise ship passengers must abide by the following:
- Any person disembarking must have completed an approved vaccine course at least 14 days prior to embarking the cruise ship. (This also applies to captains and crew members).
- Unvaccinated children under the age of 12 years can only disembark when accompanied by a fully vaccinated adult.
- Any person who tests positive for the virus or shows any symptoms of the virus is not permitted to disembark.
- Prior to arrival, a Customs and Border Control officer shall be provided with a list of the vaccination status in relation to each passenger and crew member.
- While disembarked, all passengers must comply with local regulations.
Learn more about the travel process here.