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0 active COVID-19 cases out of 1,000 people
24.83% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 24.18% last week
Most visitors from the United States need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Barbados.

Border status

New entry and quarantine protocols for vaccinated travelers will take effect on May 8, 2021.

Travelers must download and install the BIMSafe app and complete the online Immigration/Customs form at least 24 hours prior to travel. Travelers in transit or are unable to download BIMSafe can go to to fill out online Immigration/Customs form and upload their PCR test results.

Specific travelers who have non-standard circumstances that need to be addressed are advised to contact The Ministry of Health and Wellness via at least 72 hours prior before travel to have their requests investigated and facilitated. These include: diplomats; persons with a medical condition warranting special consideration (to be certified by the Chief Medical Officer (CMO)); persons with a disability or traveling with persons with disabilities.

Outgoing travelTraveling from the United States to Barbados

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type
Visitors from the United States must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Barbados.
Quarantine requirements
Visitors from the United States will need to quarantine for 5 days upon entering Barbados.
Travel Authorization Form

Should be submitted at least 24 hours before departure to Barbados.

Return travelReturning to the United States from Barbados

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type
Travelers returning from Barbados must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departure to the United States.

Children under the age of 2 are exempt from presenting a COVID-19 test.

Travelers with proof of recovery from the virus within the last 90 days prior to boarding. Proof of a recent positive viral test and a letter from your healthcare provider or a public health official stating that you were cleared to travel.

More info at the CDC site

Quarantine requirements
Visitors returning from Barbados will need to quarantine for 7 days upon entering the United States.

Travelers who did not get tested, are advised to stay home and self-quarantine for 10 days after travel.​