Cayman Islands Dollar (KYD) Profile

$, or CI$

1/100, cent; symbol: ¢ or c
1¢, 5¢, 10¢, 25¢
CI$1, CI$5, CI$10, CI$25, CI$50, CI$100
Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (

Cayman Islands dollar is pegged with the U.S.dollar at 1 KYD=1.2 USD.


The Cayman Islands Dollar (KYD) is the official currency of the Cayman Islands. It is the legal tender used for all transactions within the territory.


The Cayman Islands Dollar was first introduced in 1972, replacing the Jamaican Dollar, after the Cayman Islands chose to have its own currency.

The Cayman Islands are a British Overseas Territory located in the western Caribbean Sea, known for their financial services industry and beautiful beaches.

Coins and Banknotes:

The Cayman Islands Dollar is subdivided into 100 cents.


Coins currently in circulation are 1, 5, 10, and 25 cents, as well as 1 dollar.


The most commonly used banknotes are 1, 5, 10, 25, 50, and 100 dollars.

Each banknote typically features important cultural, historical symbols, and landmarks of the Cayman Islands.