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COVID-19 Guidance: Travel Process

Cayman Islands Government
Published: October 8 2020
Last Updated: October 23, 2020

Cayman Islands Travel Process

This section covers information relating to the process of inbound travel in regards to COVID-19 in the Cayman Islands. 

Inbound flights to the Cayman Islands are available from Thursday, 1st October for:
  • Caymanians,
  • Permanent residents,
  • Work permit holders and their families,
  • Persons who own residential property within the Cayman Islands,
  • Students with a valid visa to study in the Cayman Islands,
  • Persons with close family ties to residents or work permit holders - spouses, fiancés, parents, grandparents and siblings.
  • persons approved on the Global Citizen Concierge Program
  • other approved visitors approved via the Travel Cayman team
Persons wishing to travel to Grand Cayman must apply via the Travel Cayman portal.
Travellers can book repatriation flights directly with the approved airline carriers: Cayman Airways and British Airways but must have Travel Cayman approval prior to entering the Cayman Islands.


Entry Requirements

All persons wishing to enter the Cayman Islands must apply via the Travel Cayman portal.
When applying for pre-travel approval, travellers must:
  • Either request to participate in the Quarantine at Residence Programme and wear a wristband monitoring device, OR agree to isolate on arrival in a Government run facility OR agree to isolate on arrive at a privately run facility at their own expense for a minimum of 14 days. The preferred option must be declared as part of the application through Travel Cayman.
  • All travellers will have a COVID-19 PCR test on day 15. A negative test result is required to leave quarantine.

Non-resident travellers must provide proof of health insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage, or attest that they understand the financial risks they are taking and that they have independent means to cover any medical and/or accommodation and travel costs.

All passengers must present their travel authorisation certificate issued by Travel Cayman along with any other standard documents required for travel at flight check-in.


Quarantine Information

Read information on quarantine here.



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Cayman Islands Government, Government Admin Building, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, Tel: 345 949 7900

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