top of page

Getting Here & Travel Requirements

The Cayman Islands is a British Overseas Territory located in the Western Caribbean. We are situated 480 miles south of Miami, Florida, 150 miles south of Cuba and 180 miles northwest of Jamaica. By jet, your Caribbean getaway to the Cayman Islands is only a 70-minute direct flight from Miami.

In order to ensure that your Caribbean island travel plans are a hassle free experience when passing through our borders, please have the following forms completed on your arrival:


Immigration Card (will be provided by airline staff)
Proof of identification (please see criteria below)
Customs declaration card (will be provided by airline staff)

Every person arriving in the Cayman Islands is required to produce for inspection by an immigration officer a passport or some other valid document establishing their identity and nationality or place of permanent residence. This should be valid beyond the date of their return ticket. Persons from certain countries will also be required to possess a valid visa for the Cayman Islands.

A visitor must be in possession of a passport or other appropriate documentation that is valid beyond the date of their return ticket. However, this documentation does not necessarily have to be valid for over six months if this is more than the length of stay.


A visitor must be in possession of a paid up return ticket or ticket entitling him and his dependents, if any, to travel to their next destination outside the Islands. A visitor may also be required to satisfy the immigration officer that they he has sufficient funds to maintain himself and his dependents during the period of their stay in the Cayman Islands.

For Specific Questions regarding entry into the Cayman Islands, including visa requirements, contact the Cayman Islands Department of



Phone: (345) 949-8344

Upon arrival you must keep the immigration card given to you! Visitors are advised to keep it with their travel documents as you will be required to present it to an Immigration Officer upon your departure or collected by the airline agent upon checking in.

bottom of page