Countries may restrict travel or bring in rules at short notice. Check with your travel company or airline for changes.
If you test positive for COVID-19, you may need to stay where you are until you test negative. You may also need to get treatment there.
You should also read TravelHealthPro’s general COVID-19 advice for travellers.
Travel to Barbados
All COVID-19 travel restrictions and testing requirements for UK travellers have been lifted.
Passport validity requirements
Your passport should be valid for the proposed length of your stay.
Immigration and customs form
All travellers must complete the online immigration and customs form, 72 hours before arrival.
British passport holders do not need a visa.
You will be told how long you can stay when you arrive. You must apply and pay for an extension of stay through the Barbados Immigration Department.
It’s illegal to overstay the entry period or to work without a work permit. You could be fined or detained if you overstay.
Children and young people
Visit the Barbados Immigration Department website for guidance on the rules for travelling to Barbados with children and young people.
Transiting through Barbados
Transiting through Barbados is allowed for travellers from the UK.
All passengers aged 2 years and older must pay a departure tax of 55 Barbados dollars (27.50 US dollars). Passengers travelling outside the Caribbean region pay an additional 70 US dollars per person, and those travelling within the Caribbean pay an additional 20 US dollars per person.
Most airlines include the cost within the ticket price. Check details with your airline or tour operator.
At least 8 weeks before your trip, check the vaccinations and certificates you need in TravelHealthPro’s Barbados guide.
Depending on your circumstances, these may include a yellow fever certificate.
There are strict rules about goods that can be brought into and taken out of Barbados. You must declare anything that may be prohibited or subject to tax or duty.