Government encourages use of online services

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As the Cayman Islands prepares for the coronavirus and takes associated measures of social distancing, Commerce Minister Joey Hew is urging the public to use government’s e-services online platform, www.eservices.gov.ky, to conduct business with departments and agencies.

“We are closely monitoring the developments around the spread of the coronavirus and the main priority of the government and my ministry is the well-being and safety of our people,” Hew said in a press release.

“Particularly at this time when social distancing is important, I want to remind persons that there are a wide range of the government services that can be accessed online through our government e-services platform and they should make use of this option. We want the general public to apply online for what services are available there and skip the lines,” he added.

The platform offers both resident and business services for immigration, business and industry, planning and lands, driving and transport, education and employment, among many other areas.

Director of e-Government, Ian Tibbetts, said, “With an emphasis now on less face-to-face interactions, the e-services website provides a mechanism to do this.”

He encouraged anyone who is unfamiliar with using the online system to seek help from family and friends.

The range of services at the government’s online services portal www.eservices.gov.ky includes:

Business and industry

  • Apply for or renew a Trade and Business Licence
  • Customs online system
  • Cayman online registry information system
  • Immigration online
  • National job link portal
  • Online planning system
  • Search companies information
  • View companies struck off register
  • CIMA filings
  • Government procurement opportunities
  • Cayman business self-service portal for resident companies
  • Corporate administration portal for corporate service agents
  • Domain registration

Births, deaths and marriages

  • Order a birth, death or marriage certificate

Driving and transport

  • Vehicle licensing renewals
  • Express Mail Service tracking
  • Parcel and registered mail tracking
  • Ship registry
  • Aircraft registry

Planning and Lands

  • Caymap online mapping
  • Lands & Survey online tools
  • Online planning system
  • Land Registry forms

Justice and the law

  • Search for a justice of the peace, licensed attorney or notary public
  • Apply for police clearance certificate
  • Criminal record checks (personal and legal entity)

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