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R34-37 Variation of Independent Means

Use this form:

When you wish to apply to the Chief Immigration Officer to add/remove dependents, add/change an occupation or vary an application for the continuation of a child who has turned 18 years old.

Only persons who have been granted the following facilities may use this form:

  1. Residency Certificate for Persons of Independent Means (Form R2)
  2. Certificate of Permanent Residency for Persons of Independent Means (Form R5)
  3. Residency Certificate - Substantial Business Presence (Form R6)
  4. Residency Certificate - Direct Investment (Form R8)

Submission requirements:

Please see guidelines for complete details of submission requirements.


CI$1,000 (application fee)

Send the completed application to:

The Chief Immigration Officer

Department of Immigration

P.O. Box 1098

Grand Cayman, KY1-1102


What happens next?

A letter will be sent to you, notifying you of the decision. If your application is refused, you have the right of appeal to the Caymanian Status and Permanent Residency Board within seven (7) days of the communication of the decision. Your appeal, accompanied with a CI$100 application fee, shall be made in writing addressed to the Secretary of the Caymanian Status and Permanent Residency Board, PO Box 1098, KY1-1102, Grand Cayman, CAYMAN ISLANDS.