Student Visa FAQ's
- May I get a part-time job to supplement my income whilst I am studying in the Cayman Islands on a Student Visa?
- The holder of a student visa may not engage in gainful occupation in the Islands other than unpaid student work undertaken in connection with his course of study.
- May I be accompanied by my spouse and/or children whilst I am studying in the Cayman Islands on a Student Visa?
- Yes, both your spouse and your children can accompany you to the Islands during your course of study. However, you will have to prove that you can finically support them.
- Am I required to obtain health insurance to cover the period of my study in the Islands?
- Health insurance is not required by Law, however we suggest that you ensure that you have adequate health insurance.
- Do I have to apply for the student visa or will my school do it on my behalf?
- You can apply directly to the Immigration Department once you have been accepted in a local educational institution.
- May I travel to the Cayman Islands before the student visa application has been approved?
- You should remain outside the islands until your student visa is approved.
- If I discontinue my study for whatever reason, may I then apply for a work permit?
- You may apply for a work permit after discontinuing your student visa, however we cannot guarantee that the work permit will be granted or the student visa reinstated.
- If I am a national of a country that requires a visa to visit the Cayman Islands must I also obtain a visitors visa before travelling?
- Once your student visa has been approved, you do not require a visitors visa. However, you must travel with evidence of the approval of your student visa.