Tag: Department of Vehicle and Drivers’ Licensing

DVDL to reopen next week

DVDL to reopen next week

| 08/07/2020 | 35 Comments

(CNS): As the Cayman Islands moves towards the lowest suppression level after curtailing the transmission of the COVID-19 virus, the Department of Vehicle and Drivers’ Licensing (DVDL) has announced that all its office locations will reopen under normal hours of operation from Monday, 13 July, with driving tests scheduled to start again the following week.

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Drivers get reprieve on vehicle inspections

Drivers get reprieve on vehicle inspections

| 24/04/2020 | 53 Comments

(CNS): Government will now be able to continue collecting vehicle licence fees and drivers can remain legal without a certificate of road-worthiness after amendments to the Traffic Law were passed in the Legislative Assembly on Thursday. The minister responsible for roads, Joey Hew, said the change allows Cabinet to issue directives to the director of […]

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8,000 drivers make use of amnesty

8,000 drivers make use of amnesty

| 18/11/2019 | 71 Comments

(CNS): Almost 8,000 drivers took advantage of the amnesty that enabled them to avoid paying owed fees for unlicensed vehicles and helped clean up the licensing registry. Joey Hew, the minister responsible for the Department of Vehicle and Drivers’ Licensing (DVDL), told the Legislative Assembly during the budget debate last week that over 4,600 people […]

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NRA plans 2nd road safety conference

NRA plans 2nd road safety conference

| 08/10/2019 | 36 Comments

(CNS): Just as the issue of traffic congestion and the endless road accidents are at the top of the driving public’s agenda, the National Roads Authority is planning to host its second annual Road Safety conference at the end of this month. Among local and international speakers, the key note speaker for the four day […]

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3,000 vehicles dealt with under fee amnesty

3,000 vehicles dealt with under fee amnesty

| 02/10/2019 | 13 Comments

(CNS): Over 3,000 vehicle owners have taken advantage of the Department of Vehicle and Drivers’ Licensing (DVDL) back fees amnesty, which started in April and has one more month to run. Officials said 2,399 vehicles with expired registrations have been relicensed by their owners, another 675 owners suspended their vehicles’ registration and 194 owners ended […]

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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

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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Miller rails against licence fees waiver

Miller rails against licence fees waiver

| 29/04/2019 | 68 Comments

(CNS): Opposition Leader Ezzard Miller has taken aim at the government for waiving what could be more than $6 million in outstanding vehicle registration fees owed to the public purse. He said the amnesty was “beyond unacceptable” when at the same time the Government of National Unity had engaged lawyers to pursue sick and elderly […]

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Amnesty to hit reset button for unlicensed vehicles

Amnesty to hit reset button for unlicensed vehicles

| 24/04/2019 | 63 Comments

(CNS): The Department of Vehicle and Drivers’ Licensing (DVDL) has announced an amnesty for unlicensed vehicles, starting on Monday, 29 April, that will hit the reset button on owed fees for all unlicensed vehicles. Drivers will only have to pay the fees to license their cars going forward and all due fees will be waived, […]

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DVDL to text drivers about fees due

DVDL to text drivers about fees due

| 10/12/2018 | 48 Comments

(CNS): As the Department of Vehicle and Drivers’ Licensing (DVDL) seeks to widen the use of technology to improve customer services, drivers will soon begin receiving text messages from the department to remind them that their vehicle licences are coming due for renewal. DVDL also has a new widget on its website’s home page allowing […]

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Car sellers warned to ensure ownership transfer

Car sellers warned to ensure ownership transfer

| 23/10/2018 | 24 Comments

(CNS): The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service and the Department of Vehicle and Drivers’ Licensing are warning owners who sell their vehicles that they are responsible for ensuring the transfer of ownership to the buyer, otherwise they could still be liable for any criminal or traffic offences associated with their former property. Acting Chief Inspector Everton Spence […]

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TBL and DVDL payments going online

TBL and DVDL payments going online

| 19/10/2018 | 13 Comments

(CNS): The roll-out of two more e-government services will be show-cased next week when Commerce Minister Joey Hew hosts an event at a local hotel unveiling the latest advances which, according to officials, will include the ability for people to pay for key services online. One of the new services will be the Trade and […]

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