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We hope you will find this page helpful. It can be difficult to find decision-making information about your potential trip. We have gathered together some information which will help.

The information provided below is tailored for short-stay tourism - 5 - 14 days.

This page was last updated Wednesday 8th September 2021



Thursday 26th August 2021: Securely verifiable electronic vaccination certificates with QR codes (see an example on the left) which are currently accepted in Cayman are:

  • Vaccination records issued by the Cayman Islands Health Services Authority;
  • United Kingdom National Health Service certificates with embedded secure features or those retrieved from the NHS mobile app or website which provides a QR code;
  • SMART Health Cards from issuers that are a part of the CommonTrust Network. This includes North American issuers, such as:
    • Walmart Pharmacy
    • Sam’s Club Pharmacy
    • State of California
    • State of Louisiana
    • New York’s digital COVID-19 vaccine app, the Excelsior Pass
    • UC San Diego Health
    • CVS Health
    • UC Health
  • Vaccination records from the European Union Member States and other countries that meet the EU Digital COVID Certificate standard;
  • Vaccination records from Barbados Ministry of Health and Wellness.

Travellers with other vaccination certificates which are not on the list, vaccinated passengers travelling with children under the age of 12, or unvaccinated travellers, are subject to phased re-opeing rules as described in the Cayman Islands Reopening Plan. A short summary follows by date of phase. All links open in new windows.

We will try to update this list as more countries and states are added to the list.
Phase 3 - Commencing September 9th 2021 - Limited introduction of tourism

Due to a local outbreak of the CV-19 Delta variant in mid-September 2021, the Cayman Government has indicated that it is postponing all phases after Phase 3 and is adjusting Phase 3 rules. Items in Red are changes they expect to make.


Phase 4 - Postponed - Reduced quarantine restrictions

  • Limited tourism for securely verifiable vaccinated adult tourists - children under 12 not allowed
  • Must make a declaration of travel and vaccination status
  • Vaccination documentation checked upon arrival
  • Pre-arrival PCR test
  • No quarantine for verified vaccinated (12+)
  • See Phase 4 - Reduced quarantine restrictions

Phase 5 - Postponed - Travel for Unvaccinated children

  • Tourism for securely verifiable vaccinated adult tourists - children under 12 may accompany them
  • Must make a declaration of travel and vaccination status
  • Vaccination documentation checked upon arrival
  • No quarantine for verified vaccinated (12+) and unvaccinated children under 12
  • See Phase 5 - Travel for Unvaccinated children

Open borders - Postponed

  • No travel restrictions
  • Cruise ships can return
  • No quarantine

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