Cayman Isl. Customs, Currency & Airport Tax regulations summary

Customs, Currency & Airport tax

All about Cayman Isl.
Capital city: George Town
Currency: Cayman Islands Dollar (KYD).
Local time: GMT - 5
Telephone code: + 1 345
Bank: Closed on Saturday and Sunday.

Customs Rules

Import regulations:

Free import by passengers over 18 years of age:- 200 cigarettes or 100 cigarillos, or 25 cigars or 250 grams of tobacco;- 1 liter or spir... More information

Arms and Ammunition regulations:

A permit issued by the commissioner of police/district commissioner is required for the import of firearms, ammunition and explosives (other tha... More information

Wild Fauna and Flora:

The import of certain endangered species of plant, live animals and their products is prohibited under CITES. For further details please refer... More information

Additional Information on regulations:

1. Prohibited: base or counterfeit coins, instruments and appliances for gambling, controlled drugs and utensils used therewith. Plants or plant pr... More information

Export regulations:

Prohibited: The export of lobster, conch or conch meat is prohibited (unless in transit).... More information

Crew members customs regulations:

Same regulations as for passengers apply.... More information


Birds, cats and dogs require:1. an Import Permit issued by the Cayman Isl. Department of Agriculture. Applications should be done preferably b... More information

Baggage Clearance regulations:

Baggage is cleared at the first airport of entry in the Cayman Isl. Exempt: - baggage of transit passengers with a final... More information

Airport Embarkation Tax

No airport tax is levied on passengers upon embarkation at the airport.... More information

Currency regulations

Currency Import regulations: Local currency (Cayman Isl. Dollar-KYD): no res... More information

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