Travel Requirements For Cayman


Phase 3: Limited Introduction of Tourism

Phase 3 will allow for a limited introduction of tourists with secure verification of vaccination status. Cruise travel will not be permitted during this phase. All travellers will continue to apply for entry via the Travel Cayman Portal.

Securely Verified Vaccines

At this time (27 July), the following vaccination certificates that meet criteria set by the Medical Officer of Health to be considered “securely verified” are:

  • Certificates issued by the Cayman Islands Health Services Authority
  • Issuers who use SMART Health Cards and are a part of the CommonTrust Network. This includes North American issuers, such as: 
    • Walmart Pharmacy
    • Sam's Club Pharmacy
    • State of California
    • State of Louisiana
    • UC San Diego Health
    • CVS Health
    • UC Health
    • New York State (using the Excelsior Pass Plus platform)

The Cayman Islands Government anticipates that the approved list will continue to grow as other vaccination issuers develop ways to produce securely verifiable vaccination records. For more information on securely verifiable vaccination records, please click here.

Entry Requirements

To make your trip to the Cayman Islands as smooth as possible, please have the following items ready upon your arrival:

  • Identification (passport or valid document to establish identity)
  • Immigration Card (provided by Airline Staff)
  • Customs Declaration Card (provided by Airline Staff)

Every person arriving in the Cayman Islands is required to produce for inspection by an immigration officer a passport or some other valid document establishing their Identity and nationality or place of permanent residence. This should be valid beyond the date of their return ticket. For detailed list of entry requirements please click here.

Persons from certain countries will also be required to possesses a valid visa for the Cayman Islands. For all other entry requirements such as a business trip or Immigration or specific questions regarding entry into the Cayman Islands, please visit the Cayman Islands Customs and Border Control website.