a special visa for remote workers who want to work and live in Barbados.
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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).
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.
Families can apply under this programme. The Family Bundle Fee is US $3,000.00
You must come to Barbados within 12 months of the date your visa is granted.
The 12-month Welcome Stamp is issued on arrival into Barbados and is valid from that date for 12 months.
This Stamp only allows you to work remotely for companies and individuals not registered in Barbados.
You will not be liable to pay Barbados Income Tax.
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.
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.