Here are some answers for a few of the repeat questions that our website generates. Of course we are most anxious to provide any additional detail regarding Phoenix or The Phoenix Group of Companies, working in the Cayman Islands, or any other question you may have - so please feel free to contact us and will will be more than happy to fill in the blanks!
Q: How can I work in the Cayman Islands?
A: Once you have found a company that is willing to hire you and it has been
determined that the liklihood of getting a work permit is good, your prospective
new employer will submit a work permit application for you. You will need a clean
a clean police record, a clean bill of health, and a resume that evidences skills
that are in short supply in the Cayman IsIands.
Q: What is the cost of living like in the Cayman Islands?
A: Like any country that must import almost all of its goods the costs of those
goods is substantial. Although income is non-taxed, the duties levied on all
goods and services make Cayman an expensive place to reside. Additionally,
utilities, school fees, and insurance costs should be examined carefully when
you are planning your monthly budgets - see link to New Resident Magazine
Q: What are schools like in Grand Cayman?
A: Foreign workers must send their children to the Island's private schools. Tuition
rates vary but most schools (2010) have openings Kindergarten through G12
and Sixth Form. Teachers are largely British, Canadian and Caymanian and
with one or two exceptions, follow the British teaching curriculum.
Q: If I move to The Cayman Islands how long can I stay?
A: Whilst this is currently under review, foreign workers can work in the country
for a total of nine years uninterrupted, subject to yearly successful renewal
applications. Following that, the worker shall either apply for permanent
residence or take a mandatory leave of absence, the duration which is currently
also under review.
Please visist www.gov.ky for all official current government policies and updates.