The following information is applicable to people who are fully vaccinated and traveling from the United States to Barbados.View restrictions for unvaccinated travelers
Governments are changing their policies rapidly in response to the Omicron variant. We recommend checking in regularly and verifying requirements with the linked sources before making travel plans.
Travel is allowed with restrictions
Travelers are allowed to enter Barbados. Please check the documentation, quarantine, and/or testing requirements before traveling.
Transit is allowed with restrictions
Travelers are allowed to transit through Barbados. Please check the documentation, quarantine, and/or testing requirements before traveling.
No visa is required when traveling to Barbados on a passport issued by the United States
No visa required
To visit Barbados for Tourism, you do not require a visa.
To check permitted length of stay and other entry requirements, visit the government site.
Before You Leave
Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results
Travelers, regardless of vaccination status, including travelers in transit, must have a valid negative Rapid COVID-19 PCR test result taken within 1 day prior to arrival or a negative RT-PCR COVID-19 test result done within 3 days prior to arrival. The test must be taken at an accredited lab and 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.
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;
- Travelers who have recovered from COVID-19 within the previous 3 months whose pre-flight test is still positive, who must have a letter from a medical practitioner with lab test results indicating the date of diagnosis and recovery. These travelers may be required to complete an assessment at one of the isolation facilities for 48 hours before being released from quarantine.
- A Rt Pcr Test Up To 3 days Before Arrival
Mandatory travel authorization form
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.
Recommended contact-tracing app
Travelers are recommended to download the BIM safe app to complete their immigration form, upload their negative COVID-19 test results or proof of vaccination, and monitor their health for 7 days on arrival.
Mandatory proof of vaccination
Vaccinated travelers must present a vaccination certificate showing that at least 14 days have passed since they received the final dose of the vaccine.
Vaccines accepted are AstraZeneca, Moderna, Pfizer BioNTech, Johnson & Johnson, Sinopharm, Sinovac, Sputnik V, and Novavax.
Travelers who have mixed vaccine regimens will be considered fully vaccinated.
Travelers are recommended to pre-submit their vaccine certificates for approval. Those who are unable to present a valid certificate may be required to comply with rules for unvaccinated travelers.
COVID-19 test on arrival may be required for vaccinated travelers
Fully vaccinated travelers may be randomly selected by health officials to take a Rapid Antigen test on arrival.
If selected, fully vaccinated travelers must show proof of a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken at a maximum of 3 days before arrival in Barbados, and take a Rapid Antigen test at the airport on arrival. No quarantine is required for travelers as they await the results of their Rapid Antigen test taken on arrival.
No quarantine required for vaccinated travelers
Fully vaccinated travelers who have their negative COVID-19 PCR test and vaccination certificate validated and receive clearance on arrival are not required to quarantine.
Fully vaccinated travelers must use approved transportation providers for their transport from the airport.
Health screening on arrival
Temperature screening is required for all travelers upon arrival.
While You're There
Masks are mandatory in public
Travelers must wear masks in the airport, on public transportation, and in public places.
COVID-19 Risk Information
Use of mask
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