Tag: Department of Vehicle and Drivers’ Licensing

DVDL Offices closed on 18 September

DVDL Offices closed on 18 September

| 09/09/2019 | 0 Comments

The Department of Vehicle and Drivers’ Licensing (DVDL) offices will be closed on Wednesday, 18 September, to facilitate a staff meeting, training and team building exercises. All DVDL offices will resume business as usual on Thursday, 19 September. 

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Caymanian promoted to head DVES

Caymanian promoted to head DVES

| 05/09/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Stephen Quinland, the current acting director of the Department of Vehicle and Equipment Services (DVES), has been appointed as director, effective 1 September 2019, according to a release from the Ministry of Commerce, Planning and Infrastructure (CPI). He will oversee the DVES operations and administration, the Government Fuelling Facility and District Emergency […]

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DVDL Crewe Rd inspection pit to close Wednesdays

DVDL Crewe Rd inspection pit to close Wednesdays

| 19/08/2019 | 1 Comment

The Department of Vehicle and Drivers’ Licensing (DVDL) wishes to advise the public that the inspection pit at its Crewe Road location will be closed indefinitely on Wednesdays, starting August 28, 2019. The inspection pit will be open for business as usual on all other business days. There will be no changes at DVDL’s Breakers location […]

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Can I relicense car without any plates?

Can I relicense car without any plates?

| 19/06/2019 | 1 Comment

I know there is amnesty for expired vehicle licences. What happens if someone doesn’t have plate number to hand in but can hand in the vehicle logbook? Vehicle logbook will have VIN numbers which they can crosscheck in the system. Will they ask no questions as part of amnesty rules? Auntie’s answer: Under the amnesty, […]

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Do visitors still need to get temporary driving permits?

Do visitors still need to get temporary driving permits?

| 31/05/2019 | 13 Comments

For many years visitors to the Cayman Islands have been required to purchase a temporary driver’s permit in order to rent and/or drive a vehicle. In most cases the visitors purchased the temporary permits from the car rental agency. Recently I have read online that the temporary driver’s permit is no longer required in Cayman […]

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Department of Vehicle and Drivers’ Licensing opening late

Department of Vehicle and Drivers’ Licensing opening late

| 24/04/2019 | 0 Comments

The Department Vehicle and Drivers’ Licensing (DVDL) would like to notify the public that their Crewe Road office will open at 9 a.m. this Thursday (25 April 2019) and close at 4:30 p.m. The DVDL will resume normal business hours on Friday, 26 April 2019. The DVDL would like to take the opportunity to remind […]

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Where to pick up new licence plates on Sister Islands?

Where to pick up new licence plates on Sister Islands?

| 24/04/2019 | 0 Comments

What about the Sister Islands? What is the process and where is the pickup of new licence plates?  Auntie’s answer: This question came as a comment on a recent column on the issuing of new licence plates. I have to admit that when I saw the question I was disappointed that I hadn’t thought to […]

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How many new licence plates have been issued?

How many new licence plates have been issued?

| 17/04/2019 | 5 Comments

Auntie’s follow-up answer: After a previous column dealing with the issuing of the new licence plates, I asked the Department of Vehicle and Drivers’ Licensing for clarification on the numbers, since there still seem to be many cars on the road carrying old plates. Among the questions asked were, how many plates have been exchanged […]

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Is importing licence-plate covers allowed?

Is importing licence-plate covers allowed?

| 27/03/2019 | 7 Comments

Could you maybe look into why the importation of such (licence-plate) covers is not banned? Auntie’s answer: This question was asked in a comment on a column that ran in January, “Stop obscuring licence plates”. They say timing is everything, so I want to point out that the column in question is from January this […]

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Where is my new licence plate?

Where is my new licence plate?

| 19/03/2019 | 6 Comments

I have been checking the Department of Vehicle and Drivers’ Licensing (DVDL) site for more than a year for my licence number to appear on the list of plates ready to be exchanged for new ones. It looks like the last updated list of licences was July last year. What is the reason for the […]

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