Tag: e-government

Minister: ID cards won’t be compulsory

Minister: ID cards won’t be compulsory

| 07/07/2020 | 56 Comments

(CNS): The minister responsible for e-government, Joey Hew, has said the ID card system that government is working on will not be compulsory and the public can choose what they share with government and which entities they share it with. The plan to create a national register and issue cards to residents has caused some […]

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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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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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Premier in Barbados touting e-gov initiatives

Premier in Barbados touting e-gov initiatives

| 18/09/2018 | 24 Comments

(CNS): Premier Alden McLaughlin spoke at the Central Bank Meets Blockchain Conference in Barbados today on what officials said was the “ongoing successes of the Cayman Islands in its continuing work to  improve e-government services and embrace digital technologies and industries”. McLaughlin joined a number of other speakers at the conference, including Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley. […]

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Digital IDs can resolve Caymanian status question

Digital IDs can resolve Caymanian status question

| 22/06/2018 | 75 Comments

(CNS): The solution to the growing problem of Caymanians needing to prove their status is most likely to be found through the use of digital technology, Premier Alden McLaughlin told an industry conference in Cayman on Thursday. Speaking at the Cayman Islands Digital Economy Conference (CYDEC), held at the Kimpton Seafire, McLaughlin said the ability […]

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Customs new online system goes live

Customs new online system goes live

| 01/11/2017 | 3 Comments

(CNS): Managers at the customs headquarters will be crossing their fingers today that the transition from its legacy IT platform to a newly enhanced system goes smoothly. Phase 1 of the project will see the two systems running in tandem to allow customers time to transfer. Deputy Collector of Customs Kevin Walton, who has responsibility for […]

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E-gov makes a small advance with police clearance

E-gov makes a small advance with police clearance

| 17/05/2017 | 23 Comments

(CNS): The government has launched a new online application process for police clearance certificates which joins a slowly emerging suite of public services being provided online. Although officials have been talking about expanding e-government for almost a decade, it is still moving very slowly and only a small number of fees or payments to government departments can be made via […]

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