International Travel Restrictions and Policies

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Entry into Barbados From Heard & McDonald Islands is Allowed with Additional Requirements

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Travelers are allowed to enter Barbados. Please check the documentation, quarantine and/or testing requirements before traveling.

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7/12/2020
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Before You Leave

Mandatory

Proof of negative COVID-19 test results

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Description

Travelers, regardless if they are fully vaccinated or not, must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test result. The test must be taken at an accredited lab a maximum of 3 days before arrival in Barbados. The test must be from a nasopharyngeal or oropharyngeal sample. Rapid antigen/antibody, self-administered tests, and home kits are not accepted for travel to Barbados.

Travelers should upload their results vis BIMSafe App or online at travelform.gov.bb and travel with a copy of their test results clearly showing the date the test was taken.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers under the age of 5 unless they are symptomatic or any member of the travel party has a positive test result.
Testing Options
  • A Pcr Test Up To 3 days Before Arrival
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Mandatory

Mandatory travel authorization form

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Description

Travelers must complete an online form which is available 72 hours before arrival and should be submitted at least 24 hours before departure to Barbados. Once all required steps are completed travelers will receive a bar code via email. The bar code must be presented in printed or digital form on arrival.

If travelers experience technical difficulties when completing the form, it may be completed upon arrival in Barbados.

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On Arrival

Mandatory

Temperature screening on arrival

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Description

Temperature screening is required for all travelers upon arrival.

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While You're There

Mandatory

Masks are mandatory in public

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Description

Travelers must wear masks in the airport, on public transportation, and in public places.

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COVID-19 Risk Information

Unknown
We have limited data on COVID-19 transmission in Barbados and can't assess the risk of traveling to this destination.
Daily New Cases Per Millionmore information indicator
296.43
Decreased by48.66
at 9/16/2021
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
42.58%
Increased by1.82%
at 9/14/2021
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
122,509
Increased by5,250
at 9/14/2021
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
1.36
Increased by-0.03
at 9/14/2021

Data is sourced from Our World In Data, and risk levels are assessed and scored based on the CDC guidelines.

Local Guidelines

General

While restrictions are gradually lifting, a curfew remains in place from 9 pm to 5 am through most of the week, except Sunday nights between 6 pm and 5 am. We recommend keeping up-to-date with official guidelines throughout your trip. Information related to the COVID-19 response in Barbados can be found at https://gisbarbados.gov.b...
Last Checked
9/16/2021

Use of mask

local guidelines for use of mask
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Recommended
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Face masks are required in all public places.

Public transportation

local guidelines for public transportation
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Restrictions in place
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Public transport is operational.

Restaurants

local guidelines for restaurants
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Restrictions in place
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Restaurants are mostly open with limits to capacity in place to allow for social distancing. Fast-food restaurants are only available for takeaway or delivery.

Bars

local guidelines for bars
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Restrictions in place
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Bars are open for takeaway or delivery services. On-site dining is not permitted.

Nightclubs

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Closed
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Nightclubs must remain closed to limit the rate of transmission.

Shops

local guidelines for shops
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Restrictions in place
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Shops and services are open with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer and social distancing.

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