International Travel Restrictions and Policies

Summary

The following information is applicable to people who are fully vaccinated and traveling from Cocos (Keeling) Islands to Cayman Islands.

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PARTIALLY OPEN

Travel is allowed for vaccinated travelers

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Vaccinated
87.44%
Increased by87.44%
at 12/3/2021
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Allowed

Travel is allowed for vaccinated travelers

Description

Vaccinated travelers are allowed to enter the Cayman Islands.

Please check the documentation, quarantine, and/or testing requirements before traveling.

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Travelers allowed entry are:

  • Caymanians;
  • Persons who are legally resident in the Cayman Islands, including permanent residents and work permit holders and their families;
  • Children of Caymanians and residents, who are traveling with that Caymanian or resident;
  • Travelers aged 12 years and older and have had a full course of the COVID-19 vaccine.
Start Date
9/22/2021
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Before You Leave

Mandatory

Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results

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Description

Travelers must have a printed or electronic negative COVID-19 PCR (swab from upper airway) test result. The test must be taken at an accredited laboratory a maximum of 72 hours before departure to the Cayman Islands.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers under the age of 5.
Testing Options
  • A Pcr Test Up To 72 hours Before Departure
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Mandatory

Mandatory travel authorization

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Description

All travelers wishing to enter the Cayman Islands are required to complete the Travel Cayman online travel authorization form.

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Mandatory

Mandatory proof of vaccination

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Fully vaccinated travelers must provide proof that they have completed a full course of vaccination against COVID-19 at least 14 days before boarding. Travelers are required to present a "secure verification" record, which is is a vaccination record with security features such as a QR code.

Please check the link to see if your vaccination certificate is securely verifiable.

Travelers that have received a combination of 2 different vaccines may still be considered fully vaccinated. Please check the link for more information on accepted vaccine combinations.

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Travelers must be vaccinated against COVID-19 at least 14 days before arrival to the Cayman Islands with one of the listed vaccines: Janssen (Johnson & Johnson, single dose), Moderna, Oxford/AstraZeneca, European Version, SK Bio Version, Serum Institute of India version ‘Covishield’, Pfizer-BioNTech, Sinopharm, Sinovac.

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Mandatory

Mandatory travel insurance

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Travelers are required to provide proof of health insurance with 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 accommodation and travel costs.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Caymanian residents and citizens.
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On Arrival

Possible

Quarantine may be required for vaccinated travelers

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Description

Fully vaccinated travelers who have securely verifiable proof of vaccination are not required to quarantine. These travelers are required to take lateral flow tests (LFT) on days 2, 5, and 10 after their arrival.

Fully vaccinated travelers who do not have securely verifiable proof of vaccination who are traveling from a country with vaccination rates that are over 60% for the first dose of an approved COVID-19 vaccine are not required to quarantine. These travelers are required to take lateral flow tests (LFT) on days 2, 5, and 10 after their arrival.

Fully vaccinated travelers who do not have securely verifiable proof of vaccination traveling from a country with a vaccination rate less than 60% for the first dose of an approved COVID-19 vaccine, are required to quarantine for 10 days. These travelers must take a COVID-19 PCR test on day 11 and can leave quarantine with a negative result.

Fully vaccinated travelers who are traveling with unvaccinated travelers (including children) are required to quarantine for 14 days. These travelers must take a COVID-19 PCR test on day 15 to exit quarantine.

Travelers may not leave the Cayman Islands until the mandatory period in quarantine has been completed.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Cayman Islands citizens and residents.
Minimum Quarantine Duration
No Time Period
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While You're There

Mandatory

Masks are mandatory in public

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Description

Travelers are required to wear masks in public spaces, including airports, educational institutions, and public transport.

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COVID-19 Risk Information

Unknown
We have limited data on COVID-19 transmission in Cayman Islands and can't assess the risk of traveling to this destination.
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
87.44%
Increased by87.44%
at 12/3/2021
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
58,143
Increased by58,143
at 12/3/2021

Data is sourced from Our World In Data, and risk levels are assessed and scored based on the CDC guidelines.

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Checked
12/4/2021

Use of mask

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Public transportation

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Nightclubs

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Shops

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