Updated 8 March 2021

Approved Traveller Categories : Inbound flights to the Cayman Islands are limited to the following categories of traveller:

  • 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, fianc├ęs, parents, grandparents and siblings,

  • Persons approved on the Global Citizen Concierge Program,

  • Other approved visitors approved via the Travel Cayman team.

Pre-Travel Approval
Persons wishing to travel to Grand Cayman must apply via the Travel Cayman portal.

Entry Requirements

All persons wishing to enter the Cayman Islands must be pre-approved by Travel Cayman. When applying for pre-travel approval, travelers must also select one of the following quarantine options:

  1. Quarantine at a Government Sponsored Facility

  2. Quarantine at a Privately-Run Facility

  3. Quarantine at Residence wearing a Monitoring Device with Geofencing Technology

Effective 14 January, 2021 all travelers aged 10 and older arriving in to the Cayman Islands will need to show evidence of a negative result from a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) COVID-19 test taken no more than 72 hours prior to departure. The negative result must be presented upon airport check-in. For more information visit the FAQs section.

All travelers aged 5 and over will be given a PCR test at the airport on arrival in the Cayman Islands and will receive their results within 72 hours.

Non-resident travelers 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.

When checking-in for the flight, all passengers must present their travel authorization certificate issued by Travel Cayman along with their negative PCR test result with their passport any other standard documents required for travel.


Flights are generally made available four to six weeks prior to the travel date. At present only repatriation flights agreed with British Airways and Cayman Airways are known to be operating, and only confirmed flights are listed.

Please note that some airlines are showing availability on their websites for flights that have not been confirmed, and these are therefore not available on Travel Cayman.

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