365 Days of Serenity
With the new Welcome Stamp, you now have the unique opportunity to spend one year in Barbados. You can work from here and experience the island like a local – and everything that goes with it.
For consideration, applicants should submit :
- Two biometric passport photos
- Valid passport
- Birth certificates of all travelers
- Proof of relationship with relatives
- Completion of online entry form
Applications are processed within seven days.
A choice of telecommunications providers and free public Wi-Fi throughout the island make working from Barbados easy. In 2018, German statistics company WorldData. Info ranked Barbados as having the highest quality of life in the Caribbean.
EU citizens can stay in Barbados for up to three months without a visa. Enough time to truly soak up the culture, relax and enjoy the beauty of the Bajan lifestyle.
How To Get Here
The World Health Organisation praised Barbados for its management of COVID-19. Safety measures have protected its population of 290,000 from widespread transmission of the virus.
Germany is considered a country with a medium risk of infection. To ensure that all people in Barbados can enjoy life almost carefree, every visitor is required to present a negative Covid19 test on entry – this must be in English and carried out by a recognized laboratory.
For quicker entry at our borders, visitors should fill out our online customs form where they can also upload their negative COVID test result. Both should be printed out and presented on entry.
Thanks to the Lufthansa Group, you will be taken directly, comfortably and safely to Barbados from Frankfurt am Main. And all this from just 568 euros. Flights operate on Thursdays and Saturdays, offering seats in Economy, Premium Economy and Business.
Live and Breathe the Culture
Barbados is six hours behind Germany in the summr and five hours behind in the winter. This means you can work in the morning, play in the afternoon.
Frequently asked questions
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Complete applications take seven days to process.
Yes, you can apply for multiple workers in your company to work remotely in Barbados for up to 12 months. After 12 months it will be possible to reapply for a further year.
No; 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 issued. After you arrive in Barbados, you can travel into and out of Barbados as many times as you like before your visa expires.
No. This visa allows you to work remotely for companies and individuals outside of Barbados only.
Documents in a language other than English must be accompanied by an English translation that is certified by a translator. Verified copied of the original with the translation should be included in the application.
The data page for yourself and all people accompanying you must be certified and submitted as well.
No; you will not be liable to pay Barbados Income Tax.
Yes; visa holders Those on the visa can re-apply to extend their Welcome Stamp.
No; the Welcome Stamp is valid for 12 months from the date of approval.
Barbados boasts the fastest fibre Internet and mobile services in the Caribbean.
Yes, you may obtain medical insurance on island, but it is recommended that you already have it upon arrival.
Barbados is home to varied nightlife and entertainment choices ranging from small and intimate to several large festivals throughout the year. Nightclubs, restaurants, beach bars, exciting attractions, are just some of the activities of interest.
Barbados is home to dozens of different religious denominations. In addition to Anglican, Catholic and Evangelical Christians, there are places of worship for Jehovah’s Witnesses, Methodists, Moravians, Jews, Muslims, Rastafarian, Seven Day Adventists, Buddhists, Bahais and Spiritual Baptists.
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.
There are several choices, including taxis, public transport buses and minivans. You can also rent cars or bicycles, including electric bicycles.
Barbados has one of the densest and most accessible road networks in the Caribbean, making travel around the island easy. Public and private transportation run daily.
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Do more than explore the island’s beaches: learn to kite surf, swim with turtles, plant trees, and get to know the culture by making Barbadian friends.