Cayman Islands Opens GCCP for Remote Workers/
The Global Citizen Concierge Program (GCCP) is a new Cayman Islands initiative that has long attracted travelers around the world. With the help of this program, foreigners have the opportunity to move and live in the Cayman Islands, work remotely for up to 24 months.
The application process takes about 3-4 weeks. Once approved, the GCC certificate allows a person to live in Cayman for up to 2 years. The certificate becomes valid upon initial entry into the Cayman Islands; however, the applicant must arrive in the Cayman Islands within 12 months from the date of approval. Upon initial arrival, the certificate is valid for 2 years. If teleworking is ever terminated, the certificate will automatically expire on the day of dismissal.
Global Citizens and their dependents are not allowed to work in the Cayman Islands.
Proof of Employment and/or Income
Applicants must provide a letter showing proof of employment with an entity outside of the Cayman Islands stating position, length of employment, and annual salary on company letterhead. Applicant(s) minimum annual salary requirements are as follows:
Applicant must make a minimum income of US$100,000 annually if applying as an individual
Applicant must make a minimum income of US$150,000 annually if applying with an accompanying spouse/civil partner
Applicant must make a minimum income of US$180,000 annually if applying with an accompanying spouse/civil partner and/or dependent(s)
Applicant must make a minimum income of US$180,000 annually if applying with an accompanying dependent(s)
Proof of Legal Existence of Employer/Company
Provide a copy of a Certificate of Good Standing/Certificate of Incorporation or Registration with an authorized government body in your country including website details and any social media profile information.
A notarized bank reference. (A bank reference is a bank manager’s written opinion of your credit standing which includes the length of time in which you have been with the bank and the average balance of your accounts.)
6 months of bank statements.
Proof of Identity
Clear color copy of the photo and information page of a valid passport. Persons requiring a visa for entry into the Cayman Islands must apply. Please click here to find the most updated visa requirements.
Provide a Federal criminal record or similar documentation, issued within the past 6 months old, from the last place of residence for more than 6 months. For all countries, this document must be submitted with fingerprint verification.
Proof of health insurance
Coverage for all applicants in your party for a minimum of 30 days upon arrival in the Cayman Islands.
All applicants must obtain local health insurance coverage within 30 days of arriving in the Cayman Islands.
Per Cayman Islands Government law, a dependent is defined as the spouse/civil partner of that person, or one of the following relations of that person, namely a child, step-child, adopted child, grandchild, parent, step-parent, grandparent, brother, sister, half-brother, half-sister, being, in each case, wholly or substantially dependent upon that person. Dependents do not include, caregiver, nanny, au pair, common-law relationships, etc.
GCCP Fee Structure
Cost of the Global Citizen Concierge certificate for a group of 2: USD 1,469 per year.
Global Citizen Concierge Cost per Dependent: $ 500 per dependent per year.
Credit Card Processing Fee: 7% of the total fee
Fees are non-refundable
GCCP applications can be made online on the official website