When it comes to natural beauty, there are few destinations around the world that can hope to match the Cayman Islands. Consisting of three picturesque islands in the Caribbean Sea, the Cayman Islands are every bit the perfect island getaway you might expect, with friendly locals, soft sand beaches and some of the clearest water around – and they’re open to travelers. Here are all the latest 2022 COVID-19 entry requirements for the Cayman Islands all travelers need to know before booking their trip.
Entry Requirements For Countries Permitted to Visit Cayman Islands For Tourism
COVID-19 Testing Entry Requirements
In order to enter the Cayman Islands, all travelers must take a Covid-19 test beforehand. This can either be a PCR test or a self-administered rapid antigen test – providing the test is proctored. Tests must be taken the day before departure, and the testing requirement is for all travelers aged 5 or older.
Tests must show:
- Name of traveller
- Date sample was collected
- Negative result
- Name and address of the approved laboratory where the test was performed
Quarantine Entry Requirements
Travelers who are visiting the Cayman Islands from a country that has a first vaccine shot vaccination rate of lower than 60% will need to quarantine for a period of 7 days. Other travelers will not need to quarantine.
There is no health form that needs to be filled in prior to entering the Cayman Islands.
COVID-19 Travel Insurance Entry Requirements
In order to enter the Cayman Islands, travelers should ensure that they have medical and travel insurance that covers Covid-19. This will be checked when applying for the Travel Cayman Certificate To Travel.
COVID-19 Health Requirements While in Cayman Islands
Travelers over the age of 5 must wear a mask in public places and on public transport, and businesses have the authority to turn away those not wearing masks. Gatherings are limited to 100 people, and businesses have been asked to place restrictions on the number of patrons.
COVID-19 Vaccine Entry Requirements
All travelers over the age of 11 must be fully vaccinated to visit the Cayman Islands. They must be vaccinated by a WHO-approved vaccine and must be able to prove their vaccination status.
Visa Entry Requirements For Cayman Islands During COVID-19
Typical pre-Covid visa rules apply for entry to the Cayman Islands. Travelers from several countries, such as the US, Canada and the UK, do not require a visa to visit the Cayman Islands, and can stay for a period of up to six months without one.
Cayman Islands Covid-19 Entry Requirements:
Travelers must head to the Travel Cayman website and fill in a Travel Declaration application if applying via the no quarantine route, or a Travel Request if they need to quarantine. Once it is complete and accepted, they will be provided with a Certificate To Travel that allows entry into the country. Following this, they will need to take either an antigen or PCR test the day before departure. Once they have arrived in the Cayman Islands, they will then need to undertake lateral flow tests on Days 2, 5 and 7 following their arrival on island, whereby the arrival day is considered day zero.
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