Travel Advice
  • Travelling Abroad

Are you planning a visit abroad? This Section provides you with information on  some things that you may wish to bear in mind as you plan your trip overseas.

Please click the drop down arrow above to find the answers to the 'Frequently Asked Questions' listed below.

Barbados' Missions and Consulates Abroad

  • Whereare Barbados' Overseas Offices located?

Certificates

  • How do I apply for a birth certificate?
  • How do I apply for a marriage certificate?
  • How do I apply for a death certificate?
  • How do I apply for a Police Certificate of Character?

Duty Free Allowances

  • What is my duty free allowance?

Dual Citizenship

  • Am I allowed to hold dual citizenship?
  • Why should I maintain dual citizenship?

Emergencies

  • Who I should I contact in the event of an emergency?
  • How do I get in contact with my family/relatives in the event of an emergency?
  • What should I do if I am arrested or detained while I am abroad?

Financial Assistance

  • Will the government provide financial assistance if I run out of money while overseas?
  • How can I provide financial assistance to my relative overseas?

Import Permits

  • Do I need a permit to bring in meat?
  • If the meat is cooked, do I still require an import permit?
  • How can I obtain the import permit?
  • What is the fee for the import permit?
  • Do I require a permit to bring plants into Barbados?
  • Is there a fee for the import permit for plants and plant products?

Passports

  • How can I apply for a passport?
  • What is the fee for a passport?
  • How long does it take to process a passport?
  • What should I do if my passport is stolen or lost?

Vaccines

  • Is there a list of countries for which vaccines are required?

Visas

  • Can you provide me with a list of countries for which I require a visa?
  • Where can I apply for the visa?
  • How long does it take to obtain a visa?
  • Do I need to send my passport when I am applying for a visa?
  • Can I obtain a visa at the point of entry?
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