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Permission must be obtained from the Office of the Deputy Governor before you reproduce the Cayman Islands Coat of Arms, Flag or National Song. Other National Symbols can be used without permission.

Please send your request in writing to:

Office of the Deputy Governor
Cayman Islands Government, Box 103,
Grand Cayman KY1-9000, Cayman Islands

Checklist

Make sure that your letter contains the following information. You can download a PDF of this checklist below.

  • All requests must be in writing and in English.
  • The full address of the Applicant must be stated, including e-mail and telephone contact numbers.
  • The Applicant must be Caymanian/Permanent Resident.
  • If the applicant is applying on behalf of a business,  a copy of the current Trade and Business Licence must be provided.
  • If the request is for the use of the Coat of Arms or Flag, then an exact replica showing the intended use should be submitted to support the cover letter.
  • If the request is for the recording of the National Song for commercial purposes,  a version must be submitted with the cover letter.
  • If the use of the Coat of Arms or Flag is intended for sale, a fee of $500.00 per annum is payable to the Cayman Islands Government with respect to such use and must continue to be paid on an annual basis.
  • If the use of the Coat of Arms or Flag is for promotional purposes in connection with a trade, business, calling or profession, the fee payable is $250.00 per annum. If applicable, the fee must be paid on an annual basis.
  • If the use of the Coat of Arms or National Flag or National Song is sought in relation to a registered non-profit organisation, the prescribed fee may be waived.

What Happens Next

Applications will be processed as quickly as possible and a decision will be sent to the applicant [by either the post office or e-mail]. Applicants are advised that under current legislation, permission is granted by the Governor-in-Cabinet.

Once an application has been approved, the applicant will be given 7 days, from the date of the notification letter, to pay the prescribed fee before the formal reproduction can begin.

 

Last Updated 2014-08-29