Cayman Islands: Residency Certificate (Investment Visa)

The Residency Certificate for Persons of Independent Means allows investors with high, independent incomes to live in the Cayman Islands for up to 25 years with their family.



The Cayman Islands are a Caribbean paradise known for pristine natural beauty, gourmet cuisine, and culture of “Caymankindness,” just a short flight from the USA. 

Long a haven of affluent travelers, the Cayman Islands offer developed infrastructure, international-standard schools, high-quality medical care, and a keen local pride in hospitality and friendliness.

A Residency Certificate does not include the right to work in the Cayman Islands.

Internet Speed

Broadband internet, wireless, fixed line, and fiber optic connections are available, ranging from 512 Kbps to 300 Mbps.

Cost of living

Generally higher than countries including U.S.A., Canada, U.K., and E.U. members 


To live on Little Cayman or Cayman Brac, applicant must meet all of these qualifications:

To live on Grand Cayman, applicant must meet all of these qualifications:


Application Process

Fill out the application form, pay the fees, and gather your documents.

Submit them by mail to: The Director, Workforce Opportunities & Residency Cayman, P.O. Box 1098, Grand Cayman, KY1-1102, Cayman Islands

Documents Required

Other documents may be required. All documents must be submitted in English, or with a certified translation.

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