Relocating to Barbados
With it's amazing weather, friendly people, generally relaxed environment and stable government, it's no wonder that so many people who visit Barbados want to stay forever.
There is a large ex-pat community on the island who enjoy the island life and local experiences while maintaining close ties to each other. Non-nationals living and working in Barbados are mainly from the Caribbean, UK, USA and Canada.
Please see our page on relocating to Barbados for additional considerations about moving to the island.
The Barbados Work Visa / Welcome Stamp
Mia Mottley, Prime Minister of Barbados, invites you work in paradise and makes it easy for you to live and work here with the Barbados Welcome Stamp.
Who Can Apply for the Barbados Work Visa?
Below are the requirements to apply:
- Applicants must have an annual income of at least USD $50k.
- All applicants must have health insurance.
- Applicants will have their background checked.
- The cost to process the stamp is USD $2000 for a single person and $3000 for a family.
- Applications will be processed within a week.
For more informations about The Barbados Work Visa follow the link below:Barbados Work Visa
Application forms are available now from the link below.
Apply at https://www.barbadoswelcomestamp.bb/
Working in Barbados
Most non-nationals require a work permit in order to work on the island. Exceptions apply to Caribbean (CARICOM) nationals. Work permits are granted by Barbados Immigration Department and take the form of either:
Short term permits: valid up to 11 months.
Long term permits: valid up to 3 years.
For long term permits, the employer must satisfy the Immigration Department that no resident or Barbadian national can perform the job, and that the job has been advertised locally.
Relevant permit documents and forms are available on the Immigration Department website.
Looking for a job in Barbados? Check these online listings of employment opportunities: