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Immigration's Holiday Schedule

We look forward to even greater things in 2013

Chief Immigration Officer Linda Evans

Published 4th December 2012, 10:32am

The Department of Immigration wishes to advise clients of holiday hours for its public counters, as well as the dates for this year's final board meetings.

The public counters close at 11a.m. on Christmas Eve (Monday, December 24), and resume operations at 8:30a.m. on Thursday, December 27. On New Year's Eve (December 31) the doors will again close at 11a.m., and reopen at 8:30a.m. on Wednesday, January 2, 2013.

During these times, the processing of work permits and the issuance of temporary permits will continue as normal. To avoid delays, the Department urges clients to ensure that applications are submitted in a timely fashion; and are completed in accordance with the provided checklist.

While there are no submission deadlines for the respective Immigration Boards, their final 2012 meeting dates are as follows:

  • "Work Permit Board (WPB): December 12 - Resumes on January 4, 2013.
  • "Business Staffing Board (BSP): December 12 - Resumes on January 9, 2013.
  • "Cayman Status and Permanent Residents Board (CSPR): December 13 - Resumes on January 10, 2013.

Wishing everyone a happy and safe holiday season, Chief Immigration Officer Linda Evans also expressed her sincere thanks to clients, colleagues and staff for their support and cooperation throughout the year.

2012 has been very productive for us," Ms Evans said, "We look forward to even greater things in 2013".

For more information, call 949 8344 or visit the Department of Immigration website: