- Political Profile
- Regions & Countries
- Travelling Abroad
- Travelling to Barbados
- Travel documents to visit Barbados
- Visa information for travel to Barbados
- What do I need to know about import permits?
- How can I plan to get married in Barbados?
- Do I need a permit to drive in Barbados?
- Can non-nationals work in Barbados?
- How can I immigrate to Barbados?
- Are there health requirements or vaccines I need to have?
- Foreign Representatives
Is there a list of countries for which vaccines are required?
Travellers coming from yellow fever infected areas are required to have valid yellow fever vaccination certificates. The vaccination certificate must conform to international requirements and becomes valid ten (10) days after the administration of the vaccine, and remains valid for a period of ten (10) years.
The following countries in Africa and the Americas are categorised as yellow fever endemic countries:
Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Central African Republic, Congo, Cote d'Ivoire, Cameroon, Chad, (southern), Democratic Republic of Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Kenya, Liberia, Mali (southern), Nigeria, Niger (southern), Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan (southern), United Republic of Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia.
Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, French Guiana, Guyana, Panama, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela.
If you are travelling to yellow fever endemic areas, you are strongly advised to be immunised.