Tag: General Registry

Birth, death and marriage Certificates during COVID-19

Birth, death and marriage Certificates during COVID-19

| 06/05/2020 | 1 Comment

General Registry is helping members of the public access birth, death and marriage certificates in the face of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. General Registry, the department within the Ministry of Financial Services which oversees this area, will resume issuing hard copies of the certificates on Wednesday, 6 May. The process is as follows:

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NPOs urged to protect against fraud related to COVID-19

NPOs urged to protect against fraud related to COVID-19

| 08/04/2020 | 0 Comments

The Registrar of Non-Profit Organisations (NPOs) is advising charitable entities in the Cayman Islands to protect against fraudulent activities during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. In particular, the Registrar is warning against falling victim to medical and false advertising scams, illicit investment opportunities, phishing schemes, and fundraisers for illegitimate NPOs.

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Registrar offers governance training for NPOs

Registrar offers governance training for NPOs

| 27/06/2019 | 1 Comment

The Registrar for NPOs (non-profit organisations) will be staging a training session on corporate governance for charitable organisations in the Cayman Islands on Tuesday, 2 July from 5:30pm to 7:30pm in room 1038 of the Government Administration Building. The session will cover best practices for charities; and money laundering and terrorist financing risks. Persons who […]

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Are NPOs eligible for waivers on import duty?

Are NPOs eligible for waivers on import duty?

| 05/04/2019 | 0 Comments

I am a member of one of the local service clubs and we are registered as a non-profit organisation. We sometimes import shirts for our members to wear or other articles to sell as a fundraiser. My question is: What are the rules for paying import duty on those articles which we import? Are they […]

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Seeks information on charitable organisations

Seeks information on charitable organisations

| 30/05/2017 | 3 Comments

Is there a register of charities on island? Somewhere online I can go and check if a charity is legally a registered one? Also, what are the laws regarding persons acting as a charity without legally being registered? Auntie’s answer: I have tracked down the answers to your questions with the help of the General […]

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