Barbados welcome stamp

a special visa for remote workers who want to work and live in Barbados.

Cost

The application fees for this visa would be $2000.

Income

The minimum required monthly income for this visa is $0.

Duration

This visa allows you to stay in the country for a duration of 12 months.

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What is the 12-Month Barbados Welcome Stamp?

The 12-Month Barbados Welcome Stamp is a visa for a non-national who is employed in a country other than Barbados and who is resident and employed by a company registered and operating outside of Barbados (not carrying on business in or from Barbados).

How long will it take for the Application to be processed?

Your application will begin processing within 48 hours of receiving a complete application. A visa will be processed and confirmed or denied in 5 working days or less.

Will my family have to apply individually?

Families can apply under this programme. The Family Bundle Fee is US $3,000.00

Do I have to stay in Barbados for the entire year or can I travel in and out of the island?

You must come to Barbados within 12 months of the date your visa is granted.

When is my 12 Month Welcome Stamp valid from?

The 12-month Welcome Stamp is issued on arrival into Barbados and is valid from that date for 12 months.

Does the Welcome Stamp allow employment with a Barbados employer?

This Stamp only allows you to work remotely for companies and individuals not registered in Barbados.

Will I be subject to paying Barbados Income Tax?

You will not be liable to pay Barbados Income Tax.

Can non-national children attend schools for the 12-month period?

Non nationals may attend private schools or pay a small stipend for attendance at the state owned public schools. Education is compulsory for children between the ages of 5 and 16. There are also several tertiary education institutions including The University of The West Indies and The Barbados Community College.

Will I be able to obtain medical insurance locally?

Valid medical insurance is a prerequisite for approval of your Welcome Stamp application; however if you have challenges securing insurance in your country of origin, Barbados will be providing medical insurance options on island as required.

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