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Quick Reference Guide for Vaccinated Travellers
effecTive may 8th

Effective May 8, 2021

The travel history of a fully vaccinated traveller, where they have travelled from or transited through countries of special consideration within the 21 day period immediately prior to arrival, will determine which protocols apply. Countries of special consideration are those where the prevalence of certain variants of COVID-19 are deemed of particular concern to Barbados Public Health Officials.

Countries of Special Consideration
  • South Africa
  • Brazil
  • India



Are you planning to visit barbados

As we welcome you back to our beautiful island there are a number of precautions and safeguards being implemented to protect both locals and visitors while on island. Barbados has updated its travel protocols which will take effect May 8th, 2021.


Please complete your on-line immigration and customs form by clicking the below link or going to The form should be completed 24 hours prior to arrival, and preferably include the upload of your negative COVID-19 PCR test result.

Fill out form here:


Stage Zero will be providing COVID-19 PCR testing to persons travelling from North America. Travellers from the USA and Canada will be able to access COVID-19 PCR testing from our new partner, Stage Zero Life Sciences. This diagnostic company provides a full suite of services that includes COVID-19 PCR Tests, a telehealth network to prescribe tests and onsite mobile testing.
To find out more or to book a test please click HERE
ONLINE Immigration and Customs Form FAQS
How do I access the online Immigration and Customs Form?
How long in advance will I be able to complete the online Immigration and Customs Form before travelling?
Who needs to fill out the online Immigration and Customs Form?
Do I need to travel with a COVID-19 PCR Test result?
Do all members of the travel party have to complete a separate online Immigration and Customs Form?
Do I need to complete a separate online Immigration and Customs Form for my spouse or child who is a minor?
Where does the information inputted into the online Immigration and Customs Form go?
Will a passenger be required to answer additional questions after completing the online Immigration and Customs Form?
What will I receive after completing the online Immigration and Customs Form?
What should I do with the two (2) receipts that are generated after I complete the online Immigration and Customs Form?
Where do passengers who have completed the online Immigration and Customs Form go upon arrival?


Additional FAQs coming soon...


Introducing, BIMSafe!

Barbados’ next step in innovation

What is it?

BIMSafe is the new, easy-to-use app designed to simplify and expedite the travel experience to Barbados! The app can be downloaded prior to travel to Barbados from Google Play and the Apple Store. BIMSafe will allow visitors to complete their online ED form, upload negative COVID-19 PCR test results and complete their health questionnaire, all from one centralised place. The App also provides capabilities for monitoring temperature and symptoms during the 7 days after a traveller’s arrival. The BIMSafe app will be accompanied by a state-of-the-art monitoring bracelet which will be worn during the quarantine period. This water-resistant and tamper-resistant bracelet keeps travellers and locals safe by ensuring visitors remain within the designated quarantine location.

BIM safe app

How does it work?

  • Download BIMSafe from Google Play, the Apple Store or
  • Receive monitoring bracelet on arrival.
  • Maintain distance of 30 - 50 ft between monitoring bracelet and device with BIMSafe app.
  • Complete self checks directly on the app

Why BIMSafe?

Not only does the app provide a major convenience for travellers awaiting their second COVID-19 PCR test, but BIMSafe also:

  • Expedites time spent in the airport and Customs upon arrival
  • Digitizes the monitoring process
  • Allows for health checks directly through the app
  • Centralises activity so that the ED card, negative COVID-19 PCR test results and questionnaires are completed on one platform

What happens to the monitoring bracelet after use?

For those who have completed quarantine and received their second negative test result, the monitoring bracelet becomes a souvenir or can be discarded in an environmentally friendly manner at the hotel or airport.


When should I take my first COVID-19 PCR prior to travel in Barbados?

Use our handy calculator below to work out by which date you’ll need to take your first COVID-19 test by.

If I arrive in Barbados on:
I should take my 1st test on:

Satellite TESTING Hotels

All travellers are required to have a valid negative COVID-19 PCR test in order to enter Barbados. When COVID-19 PCR testing is done on arrival for any reason (for example, if a traveller presents with symptoms) travellers have the option to pre-book a satellite testing hotel outside of the airport. Your COVID-19 PCR test will be administered at the designated satellite hotel, where you can wait in the comfort of a sanitised hotel room on your final results.

The Crane Resort Barbados

Sunbay Hotel

Please note this does not pertain to the mandatory rapid antigen test done upon arrival.


  • Hotel list: 

    Persons arriving with a valid negative COVID-19 PCR test result will be required to quarantine at a designated holding hotel or approved villa at their own expense, or free of charge at a government facility.

    *Due to the limited capacity, the government quarantine facilities, which are provided free of cost, will only be available for Barbadians and permanent residents arriving in Barbados.

    • Accra Beach Hotel & Spa
    • All Seasons Resort/Europa
    • Atlantis Historic Inn
    • Barbados Beach Club
    • Beach View
    • Blue Horizon
    • Blue Orchid Beach
    • Bougainvillea Beach Resort
    • Butterfly Beach
    • Cobblers Cove
    • Coconut Court Beach
    • Colony Club
    • Coral Mist Beach
    • Coral Reef Club
    • Courtyard by Marriott
    • Crystal Cove
    • Divi Southwinds Beach Resort
    • Dover Beach
    • Fairmont Royal Pavilion
    • Golden Sands Apt.
    • Hilton Barbados
    • Infinity on the Beach
    • Island Inn
    • Little Arches
    • Little Good Harbour
    • Mango Bay
    • Maxwell Del Mar
    • Ocean 15
    • Palm Garden
    • Palms Resort/Travellers Palm
    • Port Ferdinand
    • Radisson Aquatica Resort Barbados
    • Rostrevor
    • Royal Westmoreland - Golf Cottages # 1-6
    • Royal Westmoreland - Lancaster Drive # 12 & 20
    • Royal Westmoreland - Royal Palm Villas #1-6
    • Royal Westmoreland - Sugar Cane Mews # 2 & 3
    • Royal Westmoreland - Sugar Cane Ridge # 7 & 14
    • Royal Westmoreland - Royal Apartments # 114, 123, 211, 212, 213, 214, 221, 224, 231, 233, 311, 312, 313, 314, 321, 322, 324, 331 & 333
    • Saint Peter’s Bay
    • Sandals Barbados Resort & Spa/ Sandals Royal
    • Sandy Lane
    • Sea Breeze Beach House
    • Soco
    • South Beach
    • South Gap
    • Southern Palms Beach Club
    • Sweetfield Manor Hotel
    • Sugar Bay Barbados
    • Sugar Cane Club & Spa
    • Sunbay
    • Tamarind
    • The Abidah by Accra
    • The Crane
    • The House
    • The Sandpiper
    • The Sands
    • Time Out
    • Treasure Beach
    • Tropical Sunset Beach Apartment
    • Tropical Winds Apartment
    • Waves Hotel & Spa
    • Worthing Court Apartment
    • Yellow Bird

    • Adulo
    • Ascot House
    • Carib Blue
    • Garden Grove
    • Haven House
    • Inchcape Seaside Villas
    • Kings Beach Village - Phase 1 - #102-112, 201-207, 209-212, 301-303, 305, 306, 308, 311 & 312
    • Kings Beach Village - Phase 2 - #114-126, 214-216 & 314-316
    • Kingsgate - #2, 5 & 7
    • Legend Garden Condos
    • Magic Isle Beach
    • Maresol Beach
    • Maxwell Beach Villas
    • Meridian Inn
    • Monteray
    • Moonraker
    • Mullins Grove
    • Naniki Barbados
    • Ocean Bliss
    • Ocean Spray
    • Pirate's Inn
    • Plum Tree Club on Rockley Golf Course
    • Port St Charles (View available units HERE)
    • Rosebank
    • Royal Glitter Bay Villas - # 108, 110-112, 205, 209, 214, 314 & 414
    • Santosha Barbados
    • Sea Foam Haciendas
    • St. Lawrence Beach CondosTurtle Nest Beach
    • Vida Mejor Villas
    • Villas at Little Good Harbour
    • White Sands Beach Condos

    Guest Houses
    • Colleton House
    • Bayfield House
    • Bellevue Plantation
    • Harlem B & B
    • Hidden Gem Bed & Breakfast
    • Melbourne Inn
    • The Lone Star

Villas list: 

  • View list of approved villa properties below: 


For the purpose of quarantine in Barbados, a villa should be self-contained, without common areas accessible by occupants of the villa.
While movements are quarantined, villa staff are required to be at reduced levels and required to wear full industry standard Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in the provision of service. The villa is for the exclusive use of the party of each reservation, with the exception of the Property Manager or a representative of the villa management company.
Villas must be manned by 24-hour security or security cameras monitored by a local security firm, capable of ensuring that travellers' quarantine periods are observed.
All villas must be registered with the Barbados Tourism Product Authority (BTPA) and managed by a villa management company. Any villa to be used for the purpose of quarantine on island must be approved by the Product Quality Unit of the BTPA. Requests must be submitted by the villa management company at least 72 hours in advance of arrival via [email protected]


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COVID-19 News Highlights

For official press releases surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on Barbados please see the list below. 

  • 01 March 2021 - Use Of Parks & Beaches From March 1, 2021 - View Here
  • 25 February 2021 - Prime Minister: Over 25,000 Barbadians Vaccinated - View Here
  • 25 February 2021 - Demand Growing For COVID-19 Vaccine In Barbados - View Here
  • 01 October 2020 - Tourism Workers Invited To Protocol Workshops - View Here
  • 07 August 2020 - Barbados Implements Regional Travel Bubble - View Here
  • 07 July 2020 - Barbados Reaches Covid-19 Milestone, Flights Resume July 12 - View Here
  • 25 June 2020 - Barbados COVID-19 Protocol Updates - View Here
  • 19 June 2020 - All Businesses In Barbados To Reopen On Monday - View Here
  • 19 May 2020 - Barbados Enters Phase 3 Of Reopening- View Here
  • 15 May 2020 - Barbados, The UK’s number one holiday destination, launches ‘Barbados Cares’ NHS initiative’ - View Here
  • 06 May 2020 - Barbados Takes Humanitarian Approach, Accepts Trinidadians In Time Of Need- View Here
  • 28 April 2020 - Symmonds: Barbados Will Come Back Bigger And Better- View Here

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