Cayman Islands: Information regarding residence and citizenship laws, the procedures for renouncing citizenship and whether dual citizenship is allowed
|Publisher||Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada|
|Author||Research Directorate, Immigration and Refugee Board, Canada|
|Publication Date||1 August 1994|
|Citation / Document Symbol||CYM17579.E|
|Cite as||Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada, Cayman Islands: Information regarding residence and citizenship laws, the procedures for renouncing citizenship and whether dual citizenship is allowed, 1 August 1994, CYM17579.E, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/3ae6ac8d34.html [accessed 27 August 2014]|
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According to an officer at the Registrar of the Grand Court of the Island and an assistant chief immigration officer at the Department of Immigration in Grand Cayman, the Cayman Islands recognizes dual citizenship (29 June 1994; 29 June 1994).
For information on obtaining Caymanian status and the right of residence in the Cayman Islands, please consult the attached documents.
This response was prepared after researching publicly accessible information currently available to the DIRB within time constraints. This response is not, and does not purport to be, conclusive as to the merit of any particular claim to refugee status or asylum.
Department of Immigration, Grand Cayman. 29 June 1994. Telephone interview with assistant chief immigration officer.
Registrar of the Grand Court of the Island. 29 June 1994. Telephone interview with officer.
Cayman Islands. Immigration Law. 13 July 1992.
Cayman Islands. The Immigration Law 1992: Grant of Caymanian Status (Section 15). (Information sheet)