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Site audience and purpose

Businesses, particularly employers of work permit holders, are the primary audience for this site. Secondary audiences include visitors, students, and those seeking residency and/or citizenship.

Site navigation

The site is divided into these main topics:

  • Living Here provides information about living in the Cayman Islands.
  • Working Here provides information about working in the Cayman Islands.
  • Visiting Here provides information to visitors about visiting in the Cayman Islands.
  • Passport & Corporate Services provides information to British Overseas Territory citizens residing in the Cayman Islands.

Additionally, there are reference topics - About Us, News, Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs), Contact Us, and Forms.

The Site Map are recommended as alternative aids to navigating the site.

Page layout

Pages on the site conform to a standard format.

The banner menu provides links to the most popular items and the reference topics from each page of the site. Click on the Immigration Department logo image to return to the homepage.

At the foot of each page is information on the date the page was published or last modified, the primary contact details for the Immigration Department, and other useful links, e.g. terms and conditions, access keys, feedback, etc.

The right column, except on the homepage, shows a local menu specific to the section of the site currently being visited.

Abbreviations and acronyms

Pages and documents may contain unfamiliar abbreviations and acronyms. Please review the glossary of abbreviations and acronyms for clarification.


We welcome any feedback and suggestions on what you would like us to publish on the site. Please e-mail the Webmaster or use the feedback form.

If you have any queries about the Immigration Department's work and policies please contact the Immigration Department by phone, between 09:00 and 17:00 Monday - Friday, on (345) 949-8344.

Last Updated: 2012-10-31