International Travel Restrictions and Policies

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Summary

The following information is applicable to people who are fully vaccinated and traveling from Vietnam to Barbados.

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Border Status
PARTIALLY OPEN

Travel is allowed with restrictions

Policies
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Cases Per Million
507.96
Increased by-158.89
at 12/3/2021
Vaccinated
53.41%
Increased by0.14%
at 12/1/2021
Return Status
RESTRICTED

Entry restricted for international travelers

Border Status

Allowed

Travel is allowed with restrictions

Description

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

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Start Date
7/12/2020
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Before You Leave

Mandatory

Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results

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Description

Travelers, regardless if fully vaccinated or not, including travelers in transit, 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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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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Recommended

Recommended contact-tracing app

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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.

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Mandatory

Mandatory proof of vaccination

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Vaccinated travelers must present a vaccination certificate showing that at least 14 days have passed since they received the final dose of the vaccine.

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.

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Vaccines accepted are AstraZeneca, Moderna, Pfizer BioNTech, Johnson & Johnson, Sinopharm, Sinovac, Sputnik V.

Travelers who have mixed vaccine regimens will be considered fully vaccinated.

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On Arrival

Possible

COVID-19 test on arrival may be required for vaccinated travelers

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Description

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.

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Not Required

No quarantine required for vaccinated travelers

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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.

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Mandatory

Health screening on arrival

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Travel Purpose
TourismMedicalBusinessTransit
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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Travel Purpose
TourismMedicalBusinessTransit
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
507.96
Increased by-158.89
at 12/3/2021
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
53.41%
Increased by0.14%
at 12/1/2021
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
153,670
Increased by409
at 12/1/2021
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
0.90
Increased by-0.01
at 12/1/2021

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

Local Guidelines

While restrictions are gradually lifting, a curfew is still in place from 9 pm to 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...
Checked
12/4/2021

Use of mask

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Recommended
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Face masks are required in public spaces, enclosed environments, and on public transportation.

Public transportation

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Restrictions in place
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Public transport is operational.

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

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

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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