Information on this page is not guaranteed accurate. Please check
with your travel agent, airline and/or the nearest Barbados Embassy
/ Consulate in your area.
Barbados Entry Requirements: Passports
Every person entering Barbados, including all North American citizens
(Americans and Canadians), should be in possession of a valid passport
and a valid return ticket.
Visas required for Barbados
Please check with your local Barabdos Consulate to see if you require
a visa to visit Barbados.
Cruise Ship Passengers
Visas are not required for passengers on cruise ships with the
exception of citizens of the C.I.S., Eastern European countries,
People's Republic of China, Taiwan, South Africa and Korea.
For a complete Barbados Cruise guide for cruise visitors, crew
and management, please visit the Barbados
Cruise Tourism website.
Duration of Visit to Barbados
Visitors coming to Barbados be in possession of valid return tickets.
Extension of stay
Visitors wishing to extend their stay should apply to:
The Chief Immigration Officer
Careenage House, The Wharf
Tel: (246) 426-1011
You can obtain a Barbados drivers license for $10.00 Bds on producing
a valid National or International License. All authorised car rental
companies can issue you a drivers license if you have a valid license.
Credit Cards and Travelers cheques
Most of the hotels, restaurants and commercial establishments will
accept credit cards. Travelers cheques in U.S., U.K. and Canadian
funds are also cashable at many outlets. There are many Banks in
Barbados (mostly British and Canadian). Most have ABMs that will
accept credit cards and Interac. They all dispense funds in Barbados
dollars at the current rate of exchange.
The major credit cards that are readily accepted are: