Barbados Visa and Passport Requirements

Passport required Return ticket required Visa Required
British Yes No Yes
Australian Yes No Yes
Canadian Yes No Yes
USA Yes No Yes
Other EU Yes No Yes


To enter Barbados, visitors require a passport valid for the duration of stay.


Visitors from Australia, Canada, France, Ireland, the UK and the USA can stay for a maximum of six months in Barbados without a visa. Other EU nationals can stay for up to three months.

Nationals not referred to in the chart above are advised to contact the high commission or embassy to check visa requirements for Barbados.

Types and Cost

Single-entry visitor visa: US$104; multiple-entry visitor visa: US$208.

Application to

Consular section at embassy or high commission.

Working days

Allow two weeks for visa processing.

Entry with pets

Animals must have lived in a rabies-free country for at least six months before entry into Barbados. You must also obtain an import permit from the Veterinary Services office; see for more information and a list of rabies-free countries.

Embassies and tourist offices

Embassy of Barbados in the USA

Telephone: (202) 939 9200.

Barbados High Commission in the UK

Telephone: (020) 7299 7150.