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The time frame of three days for PCR Tests remains in place and not four as was stated in a release on 23-12-21 in various local news outlets. This from the Ministry of Health and Wellness which noted that inbound travellers are still required to have their COVID-19 PCR Tests done no more than three days prior to travel. The Ministry reminds travellers that tests must be done either via a nasopharyngeal or oropharyngeal swab. All protocols remain in place.

Omicron COVID-19 variant

The Barbados Ministry of Health and Wellness are closely monitoring the unfolding situation with the new Omicron COVID-19 variant which is impacting Africa, Europe and more recently the U.K. Travellers are reminded to follow our social media and check our website, where we will post updates from Barbados as they come to hand.

02 -12-21 - Statement from Chief Medical Officer- link

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 the island. Barbados has updated its travel protocols which will take effect - 7th January 2022.


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 Nasopharyngeal or Oropharyngeal COVID-PCR test result.

Fill out form here:


Persons who are fully vaccinated must travel with a valid negative COVID-19 standard PCR test result from an accredited or certified facility. Accepted tests include tests which were taken at an accredited or recognized laboratory by a healthcare provider via a nasopharyngeal or oropharyngeal sample (or both) within 3 days prior to arrival LAMP tests, self-administered tests or home kits and rapid tests or tests using saliva samples will NOT be accepted. Please see recommended services below:


Pre-Arrival, Departure and Quarantine Release COVID testing for U.S. Travelers going to and from Barbados

AZOVA has partnered with Destination Barbados to provide a seamless at home concierge testing service that meets the COVID entry testing requirements. We’ll send a concierge testing professional right to your door to administer your test at your home, office or hotel. You can also schedule your on island Quarantine Release Test and Departure Test through one of our concierge or lab partners. Rapid results in time for your trip! 

To find out more or to book a test please click HERE

Blu Isles Inc.

Pre-Arrival, Release from Quarantine & Departure COVID testing for U.S. Travelers going to and from Barbados.

Located in Barbados, Blu Isles has partnered with leading medical personnel to provide a seamless at home concierge pre-departure and on island testing service that meets the COVID entry testing requirements for the Government of Barbados.

Our medical team of professionals will come to you and administer the test at your home, office or hotel/villa.

To find out more or to book a test please click HERE


Stage Zero will be providing Nasopharyngeal / Oropharyngeal COVID-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 Nasopharyngeal or Oropharyngeal COVID-PCR Tests, a telehealth network to prescribe tests and onsite mobile testing.

To find out more or to book a test please click HERE



Barbados COVID Lab (BCL)

On-Island Quarantine Release and Departure PCR & Rapid Antigen COVID testing for outbound travel to all countries

BARBADOS COVID LAB is the island’s first private, fully dedicated facility for COVID testing, offering reliable and fast test results to visitors and residents of Barbados.

Our mission is to help recharge the Barbados tourism industry and provide a seamless travel testing experience for all customers, at affordable pricing.

Fast, easy travel testing packages are available for inbound and outbound travel.

To find out more or book a test, please click HERE

ExpressTest by Cignpost

ExpressTest is
one of the leading UK testing providers, ABTA partner, and a UK government listed COVID-19 screening service which provides fast, accurate and reliable testing. With 36 testing sites around the UK, including high streets, key London stations, and major airports such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Birmingham and Edinburgh, there’s a convenient site wherever you are. With over 3 million tests done to date, they are proud to have opened the world to international travel.


ExpressTest offer both in-person pre-departure Fit to Fly and post-arrival Covid screening solutions. Barbados requires all travellers from the UK to present on arrival a valid COVID-19 PCR negative test result taken no more than 3 days in advance of your flight’s arrival.

To book a test Click HERE. Be sure to use promo code BTMI21 when making your booking. 

Bayview Labortory

Pre-Arrival, Departure and Quarantine Release COVID testing for Travelers going to and from Barbados

Bayview laboratory is a full service medical lab which focuses on COVID-19 PCR and antigen testing. All testing is administered by a cadre of highly well trained staff. Outfitted with state of the art equipment, Bayview Laboratory is proficient in testing for all variants of COVID-19.

Bayview Laboratory is committed to implementing best practices and along with its mandate to deliver accurate PCR and Rapid Antigen Test results electronically in the fastest possible time, will strictly adhere to maintaining the confidentiality of our clients as required by the Data Protection Act.


Email [email protected]

Tel no. (246) 624-5528

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 Nasopharyngeal or Oropharyngeal COVID-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?

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 includes links to the online ED form required for Customs and Immigration. It also allows you to upload your negative Nasopharyngeal or Oropharyngeal COVID-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 Nasopharyngeal or Oropharyngeal COVID-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.

Local Quarantine Facilities 

Take a tour of the Harrison’s Point Primary Isolation Facility - HERE 


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

Use our handy calculator below to work out by which date you’ll need to take your first Nasopharyngeal or Oropharyngeal COVID-PCR 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 Nasopharyngeal or Oropharyngeal COVID-PCR test in order to enter Barbados. When Nasopharyngeal or Oropharyngeal COVID-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 Nasopharyngeal or Oropharyngeal COVID-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.


  • All persons will be required to quarantine at approved quarantine properties at their own expense.
  • Approved Quarantine properties list: 

    Persons arriving with a valid negative Nasopharyngeal or Oropharyngeal COVID-PCR test result will be required to quarantine at a designated approved property at their own expense. 


    Approved Quarantine Hotels
    • Accra Beach Hotel & Spa
    • All Seasons Resort Europa 
    • Atlantis Historic Inn
    • 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
    • Maxwell Del Mar
    • Mango Bay
    • Ocean 15
    • O2 Beach Club & Spa (Ocean Two Resort)
    • 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 #1-7
    • Royal Westmoreland - Sugar Cane Mews # 2 & 3
    • Royal Westmoreland - Sugar Cane Ridge #5, 7 & 14
    • Royal Westmoreland - Royal Apartments # 114, 123, 132, 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
    • Savannah Beach
    • Sea Breeze Beach House
    • Soco
    • South Beach
    • South Gap Hotel
    • 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
    • Turtle Beach Resort
    • Waves Hotel & Spa

    Approved Quarantine Apartments
    • Adulo
    • Angler
    • Ascot House
    • Clarence House (Groves House)
    • Craggy Nook
    • Garden Grove
    • Inchcape Seaside Villas 
    • Kings Beach Village - #2, 3, 10, 15, 17, 19, 20, 25, 26, 27 & 28
    • Kingsgate - #2, 5 & 7
    • Legend Garden Condos
    • Magic Isle Beach
    • Maresol Beach
    • Maxwell Beach Villas
    • Melrose Beach
    • Meridian Inn
    • Michelin
    • Moonraker
    • Mullins Grove
    • Naniki Barbados
    • Ocean Bliss
    • Ocean Sky
    • Ocean Spray
    • Panthera Terra 
    • 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 Bliss & Sea Cruise Villas
    • Sea Foam Haciendas
    • Shades
    • St. Lawrence Beach Condos
    • Turtle Nest Beach
    • Vida Mejor Villas
    • West Rock Villas
    • White Sands Beach Condos

    Approved Quarantine Guest Houses
    • Colleton House
    • Bellevue Plantation
    • Harlem B & B
    • Kingsland Palace
    • 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: [email protected].


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