The Department of Immigration has announced it will close its headquarters at 11:30 a.m. on Christmas Eve and reopen at 8:30 a.m. on Dec. 29.
The closure affects the public counters and the passport and visa offices.
The offices will close again for the New Year holidays at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 31 and resume at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 4.
The department also announced the meeting dates for the Immigration Boards.
The Work Permit Board’s final meeting date was on Dec. 7 and it will resume on Jan. 11.
The Business Staffing Plan Board’s final meeting date will be Thursday, Dec. 10, and resumes Jan. 6.
The Cayman Status and Permanent Residents Board’s final meeting will also be on Dec. 10. Its next meeting after that will be on Jan. 14.
The administration, border control and enforcement sections of Immigration will continue functioning as usual while the boards are on leave, the department stated in a press release.