Cayman Islands

Residency by Investment Program

Little more than an hour’s flight south of Miami, the Cayman Islands enjoy a tropical climate year-round and is home to some of the Caribbean’s leading healthcare and education facilities.

The archipelago’s famously clement tax regime allows for unimpeded capital formation in a highly developed, stable, and safe jurisdiction within a Common Law legal system.

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Program at a glance

Program TypeGolden Visa Program
Time to citizenship5 years
Time to permanent residency5 years
Minimum investmentCI$ 500,000
Physical presence requirement1, 30, or 90 days a year, depending on route (see How to Qualify)
Application processing time3-6 months
Citizenship grants visa-free travel to185 destinations, including Schengen countries and the Unites States
Contribution types availableProperty Investment, Business Investment, Securities Investment, Bank Deposit

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