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Barbados Visa and Passport Requirements

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


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$107; multiple-entry visitor visa: US$211.

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; Contact Veterinary Services (Tel: (246) 427-5492 or (246) 427-5073) for more information.



This page reflects our understanding of current rules for the most common types of travel to the said country. However, please note that each authority sets and forces entry rules, hence we strongly recommend that you verify critical information with the relevant embassy before travel.

Embassies and tourist offices

Embassy of Barbados in the USA

Telephone: (202) 939 9200.
Address: NW, 2144 Wyoming Avenue, Washington, DC, 20008,
Opening times:

Barbados High Commission in the UK

Telephone: (020) 7299 7150.
Address: Bloomsbury, 1 Great Russell Street, London, WC1B 3ND,
Opening times:

Mon-Fri 0930-1700 (general enquiries); 1000-1600 (visa section).

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