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The Barbados Welcome Stamp

Live and Work from Barbados for 12 months!
On June 30, 2020, the Barbados Government announced the introduction of the 12-month Barbados Welcome Stamp. This new remote work programme establishes a visa to allow people to work remotely in Barbados for a maximum for 12 months. The visa is available to anyone who can meet the visa requirements and whose work is location independent, whether individuals or families.

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Visa Requirements
Applicants wishing to apply under the 12 Month Barbados Welcome Stamp are required to complete and submit the following documents electronically:
Two Passport
Sized Photographs
Bio data page
of passport
Birth certificate
Proof of relationship
of dependents
Pre-Requisite Entry Visa
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No local tax requirements
or payments
Upon approval the following non-refundable fees are applicable. Applications are approved within 7 business days and full payment is required within 28 days of application being granted.
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Individual - Fee of US $2,000.00
Family Bundle - Fee of US $3,000.00

Barbados Welcome Stamp 24hr Hotline

Need assistance? Drop use a line or chat online with us !
As interest in the Barbados Welcome Stamp increases worldwide, visitors can now get assistance applying for the programme 24 hours a day, seven days a week. This is thanks to a new toll-free hotline.

The A Message From the Prime Minister of Barbados

Welcome to Barbados!

On behalf of our beautiful island of Barbados, I would like to extend a warm welcome to you. Although the COVID 19 pandemic has been a tremendous challenge to people around the world, we believe it has also opened up opportunities.

We recognise more people are working remotely, sometimes in very stressful conditions, with little option for vacation. Our new 12 month Barbados Welcome Stamp, a visa that allows you to relocate and work from one of the world’s most beloved tourism destinations.

We believe we have something very special to offer on this little rock we call Barbados. Our friendly people, professional services, commitment to education and importantly safety and security, all make Barbados an ideal place to live for both singles and families.

Thank you for considering making Barbados your new home.

Mia Amor Mottley, Q.C., M.P.
Prime Minister of Barbados


Why Barbados?

Visitors to Barbados highlight the friendliness of the people as its greatest asset but Barbados' quality of life goes much beyond this.
It combines breathtaking beauty with a unique environment of clean air, pure drinking water, year-round sunshine and a spirit of vitality. As a country with one of the highest standards of living in the developing world, Barbados offers an excellent education system, an outstanding healthcare system, affordable housing, world-class telecommunications and mosy utilities available island wide. It caters to all tastes and budgets from the luxury to the self-catering. There is much to discover about the island and always something to do.


Where To Stay

From all-inclusive family resorts to quirky boutique hotels, Barbados has a place to stay for every sort of traveller. Choose stately colonial splendour at a historic plantation house, the all-out luxury of our world-class 5-star hotels, or why not add on a few days ashore as part of your Caribbean cruise? From luxury villas to charming B&Bs, AirBnBs, apartments, when it comes to places to stay in Barbados, you’ll be spoiled for choice.

Take a peek at our long-term rental rates here or browse the latest edition of the local property news.


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