Shipping to Cayman Islands: The Definitive eCommerce Guide

This guide is designed to show you everything you need to know about setting up your shipping strategy in Cayman Islands. Unlock your growth, by utilizing our tools and expertise, in serving millions of shipments to Cayman Islands and beyond.

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Cayman Islands eCommerce Facts & Figures

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Shipping Rates & Couriers to Cayman Islands

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Cayman Islands Shipping Tips & Information

Get helpful Cayman Islands shipping tips & information. Find out about public holidays and non-working days before you ship.

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Top courier services when shipping to Cayman Islands include, Fedex - International Priority, DHL - Express Worldwide & DirectLink - MMP.

When shipping to Cayman Islands, ensure you pack shipments securely. See our guide .

Popular eCommerce platforms in Cayman Islands are eBay , Shopify & Magento .

Payment methods used by Cayman Islands are Bank card & cash on delivery

Consumers generally don't expect free shipping in Cayman Islands.

Saturday and Sunday are considered non-working days. You may experience delays for your shipments on these days.

Public holidays are also considered as non-working days. Please refer to the country's official Public Holiday page for specific holiday dates.

Cayman Islands eCommerce Facts & Figures

The taxation for a particular country depends on the local GST/VAT, as well as the item category and its declared value. The tax & duty threshold is the amount at which a person begins paying taxes based on the declared value of an item.

Cayman Islands calculates using the CIF method, which means the duty and taxes are calculated based on the value of the imported goods as well as shipping costs. See more about calculation methods here

Duties & Tax Details For Cayman Islands

Currency: Cayman Islands dollar (KYD)

Calculation Method: CIF

Tax Threshold: 50 USD

Tax (VAT/GST): 20%

Tax & duties are calculated on the price of the products only

Duty Threshold: 50 USD

Import Duty Product Categories

Shipment items in an order will have relevant duties charged at this rate

Mobiles

20 %

Tablets

20 %

Computers

20 %

Cameras

20 %

Accessories

20 %

Accessories (Battery)

20 %

Health & Beauty

20 %

Fashion

20 %

Watches

20 %

Jewelry

12 %

Pets Accessories

17 %

Dry Food & Supplements

22 %

Home Appliances

20 %

Home Gardening

20 %

Toys

20 %

Sports

20 %

Luggage

20 %

Audio Video

20 %

Documents

0 %

Gaming

22 %

Books & Collectibles

0 %

We try our best to keep this information as accurate as possible, but this information is liable to change at any time.

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Shipping Documents

Shipping Documentation to Cayman Islands

Shipping internationally requires a lot of documentation, which can be confusing and time consuming. Easyship generates this paperwork for you automatically based on your shipment's information, making the whole process easy.

Commercial Invoice

Battery Statement

Tax Documents & Shipping labels

Cayman Islands Customs: Shipping Restrictions & Prohibited Items

Confused on Cayman Islands customs and regulations? Before shipping to Cayman Islands (or any country), it's important to know if there are any special arrangements to make when sending them or even if they are legal at all. Get shipping regulations for Cayman Islands and other countries at Easyship.

Prohibited Items

  • Alcohol

  • Animals

  • Chemicals

  • Currency

  • Drugs

  • Explosives

  • Firearms

  • Fresh Food

  • Plants

  • Seeds

  • Tobacco

The list of restricted items changes frequently, so it's always best to check the official customs page prior to sending your goods.

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