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Type of Barbados Visas

Single Entry Visitor Visa
  • Processing time: 20 to 25 days
  • Validity: 3 months
  • Entry: Single
  • Fees: INR 8,999/-
  • Ideal for: Indian passport holders wishing to enter Barbados for tourism, business, short visits etc
Multiple Entry Visitor Visa
  • Processing time: 20 to 25 days
  • Validity: 6 months
  • Entry: Multiple
  • Fees: INR 15,899/-
  • Ideal for: Indian passport holders wishing to enter Barbados for tourism, business, short visits etc
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Documents required for Barbados Visa

  • Must have Documents for Barbados Visa:
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    • Original Passport with at least 6 months validity and minimum 3 blank pages + all old passports if any
    • 2 Scanned recent colour photograph. (Photo Specification);
    • Visa Application forms: completed and signed
    • Personal Covering letter: explaining purpose of travel to the country
    • Original Bank Statement: stamped & updated for last 3 months with bank seal
    • Air tickets: proof of return flight tickets from and back to your home country
    • Hotel reservation: proof of accommodation for your entire stay
  • Supporting documents as per your occupation, type of visit:
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    1. If Employed:

    • Leave Sanctioned Certificate: with company seal providing approval for leave
    • Salary Slips: of last 3 months

    2.If Self Employed:

    • Business Proof: Registration License/MOA/Partnership deed
    • Company Bank Statement: stamped & updated for last 6 months with bank seal
    • Company’s Income Tax Returns: of last 3 years

    3. If Retired:

    • Retirement Proof: pension book, statement etc

    4. If Student

    • ID Card: from school, college or institute

    5. If Minor

    • Birth Certificate showing the names of both parents
    • Legalized Letter of Consent (NOC)
    • If the child is travelling with one parent, the letter of consent authorizing travel must be legalized by the other parent
    • If the child is travelling alone or without either parent, a notarized letter of consent from both parents permitting travel
    • Death Certificate: in case one or both parents are deceased
    • ID Proof: of parents

    6. If Visiting friend or relative

    • Invitation letter: stating the relationship with the inviter and purpose of visiting the country & assuring the responsibility for housing and related expenses during the guest's stay in Algeria
    • ID Proof of Inviter: Passport or Resident Permit
    • Address Proof of Inviter: Utility bill

    7. If Sponsored

    • Sponsorship Letter: providing the name of the visitors, what the purpose of the visit is, relationship with the visitors, length of stay, dates of travel & any other additional information if necessary
    • ID Proof of Inviter: Passport or Resident Permit
    • Address Proof of Inviter: Utility bill
    • Proof of Financial Support: updated bank statement, pay slips

    8. For Business Visa

      Introduction/ recommendation letter from:

    • One of the Chambers of Commerce and Industries, government of India;
    • Ministry of Commerce and Industry of India;
    • Export Promotion Council of India; or Reference number from Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Afghanistan.
    • Registration certificate of the company from the Ministry of Commerce and Industry of India:

    • Income tax documents of the last three years;
    • Letter from the company addressed to the embassy, introducing the business man for visa issuance;
    • Invitation letter from the local partner or prospect local partner company in Afghanistan;
    • Copy of the license (JAWAZ) of the local partner or prospect local partner company in Afghanistan.
    • *Note: The Embassy/Consul General has the right to ask for additional information or documents and request a personal interview with the applicant.

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Barbados Visa FAQs

  • add Do I need a visa for Barbados?

    Indian nationals wishing to travel to Barbados for vacation and/or for business are required to obtain a visa beforetravelling to Barbados regardless of whether they are travelling by air, cruise ship, or private yacht. The visa must be applied at the British High Commission in India.

  • add How can I apply for a Barbados visa online?

    It is a straightforward and effortless process to apply for a Barbados visa online through Akbar Travels:

    • Choose your preferred type of Barbados visa based on your travel type
    • Pay online & - Submit documents through our pick up & drop service
    • We verify, complete your application online & book an appointment
    • On the appointment day, visit the High Commission for biometric & document submission
    • Receive your visa once approved

  • add What are the different types of Barbados Visas?

    • Visitor Visa:

      It is a visa which is strictly issued to persons intending to enter Barbados for tourism, leisure, visit or business.
    • Transit Visa:

      It is a visa which is strictly issued to persons intending to transit through Barbados. Holders of passports issued by any country can transit through Barbados for 12 hours, except for nationals of Algeria and Morocco, who must obtain a transit visa.
    • Student Visa:

      Applicants intending to study or go to school in Barbados require a student visa. Student visas are only issued by the Immigration Department in Barbados.There is an application fee of US$100.00.
    • Work Visa:

      individuals who have special skills which are in short supply in Barbados may be granted a work permit for a specific post if there is no qualified Barbadian available for the post. Applications for work permits in these cases are processed by the employer and not the prospective employee.

  • add How early can I apply for a Barbados visa online?

    The earliest date to apply for a Barbados visa is three months before the date of travel to the country.In order to allow for adequate time for visa processing, it is advisable that all visa applications are submitted four weeks prior to travelling.

  • add What is the validity of a Barbados visa for Indians?

    The British High Commission issues a Single and Multiple entry visa for Indians. The Single entry is issued for a period of 3 months only, whereas a multiple entry visa is issued for 6 months.

  • add What is the difference between a single entry and multiple entry?

    What is the difference between a single entry and multiple entry?

  • add What is the Barbados visa fee for Indians?

    The fees vary depending on the type of visa you require.Since the Consulate issues single & multiple type visas, the cost for each entry type differs as follows:
    Single entry – INR 8,999/-(Permission to make one (1) entry within a three-month period)
    Multiple entry - INR 15,899/-(Permission to make numerous entries within a six-month period.)

  • add Is it compulsory to submit passport along with the application?

    Yes, the Consulate will stamp the visa in the original passport. Therefore, two blank pages are required in the passport. Your passport should also be valid for minimum six months beyond the intended stay.

  • add How long does it take to get a Barbados visa for Indians?

    Visa application is normally processed within 15 working days.

  • add What are the eligibility criteria for a Barbados visa application?

    To enable the authorities to process your application, you must clearly state:

    • why are you visiting Barbados
    • how long you intend to stay in Barbados
    • how will you support yourself during your time in Barbados
    • what is the purpose of your visit to Barbados
    • type of passport you hold and for how long it is valid
    • where do you intend to travel following your visit to Barbados
    • if you have a permit to enter the country you intend to travel to after your stay in Barbados

  • add How do I receive my Barbados visa online?

    The visa will bestamped on your passport.

  • add Is it possible to obtain a visa on arrival?

    No. Indians travelling to Barbadosmust obtain a visa before their arrival in the country. Visa on arrival service is not available for Indian nationals.

  • add Is it mandatory for me to take an appointment for a Barbados Visa for Indians?

    Yes, an appointment is mandatory for a Barbados Visa in order to provide your biometrics and submit your visa documents.

  • add Do I have to apply in person for the Barbados Visa?

    Yes, applications by mail will not be accepted nor are travel agents authorized to submit applicants on behalf of the applicant. The Barbados visa application should be presented in person because biometrical data must be recorded.

  • add What should be done if my Barbados visa gets rejected?

    In the case of a Barbados visa rejection, the Embassy will state the reason for rejecting your visa application. You may also appeal against the decision if you find it necessary.

  • add Do I need to purchase a Travel Insurance?

    Applicants are strongly advised to purchase a Travel Insurance to secure their trip in the event of unexpected events such as medical emergencies, flight cancellations, baggage delay or loss etc.

  • add What is the easiest way to apply for a Barbados visa for Indians?

    Applying for a Barbados visa online through a reputed travel agency like Akbar Travels can ensure that you do not have to face any hassles through the process. Our visa experts have the experience and knowledge to make your visa application process a smooth one.

  • add Are you still having doubts about the Barbados Visa process?

    Please feel free to contact us for all your Barbados Visa worries. We have you covered across India with presence in all the major cities like Mumbai, Pune, Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Lucknow and many more. Important Notice: The information provided here are subject to change without prior notice. For confirmation on visa requirements and fees, you may consult with the British High Commission near you.

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Simple steps to get a Barbados Visa:

Akbar Travels has been a part of more than one million travel dreams. We offer quick and hassle-free Barbados visa assistance. With a highly professional and dedicated team of Visa Experts, we are here to cater to all your Barbados visa application requirements. Read more

Throughout your visa process, you will have a dedicated visa expert handling your application.

Here are the steps to apply for an Barbados Visa through Akbar Travels:
Step 1: Contact our Visa Expert with your travel plans and gather all the visa information and requirements.
Step 2: Pay your Barbados visa fee online and get your documents picked by us from your home or office.
Step 3: Our Visa Expert will verify, complete your Visa application online and schedule an appointment as part of the visa process
Step 4: On the appointment day personally visit the High Commission / Visa Application Center (VAC) to submit your Biometrics (fingerprints) and documents.
Step 5:Receive your Barbados Visa.

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Basic Requirements to visit Barbados

  • Have a valid Passport and valid Barbados Visa;
  • Be in good health Read more
  • Good moral character
  • Thorough knowledge of your accommodation and itinerary details to furnish at immigration if asked to
  • Return flight tickets or onward flight tickets to ensure your return to home country or your next destination once your visa expires
  • Adhere to the moral standards of the country and follow the general rules
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Travel Checklist

  • Passport with at least 6 months of validity
  • Valid Barbados Visa depending on the purpose of your visit and duration of stay Read more
  • Confirmed return or onward tickets.
  • Details of accommodation.
  • Travel itinerary
  • Foreign currency
  • Any additional documents to support your purpose of visit, especially for business visa travellers
  • Have all documents authenticated before traveling
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What to do when you arrive in Barbados ?

  • Keep all your travel documents ready to be produced for verification by the immigration officers
  • Ensure you are not carrying any forbidden items that will not pass through customs, including ‘any immoral items liable to cause a breach of the peace’ like books, audiobooks, audio and video tapes Read more
  • Always carry your passport or a copy of it while traveling within Barbados
  • Note down emergency helpline numbers in the country
  • Be aware of the general rules of conduct in public places
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Barbados travel guide

Barbados is a perfect holiday destination and attracts many tourists every year. It is an island country located in the Lesser Antilles of the West Indies, in the Caribbean region of North America and is situated in the western area of North Atlantic. Barbados became independent state on 30 November 1966. “Bridgetown” is capital city of Barbados. Read more

  • Barbados is ranked as a leading tourist destination, being a part of Caribbean. The weather of this country experiences two seasons one is known as “Wet Season” which includes noticeably higher rainfall. This season ends from June to December. The other is known as “Dry Season” which runs from December to May. Natural hazards lead to earthquakes, landslips and hurricanes, which indicates disaster. Like any other Caribbean islands, Barbados is popular for its white–sand beaches, crystalline waters and much more.
  • The journey from India to Barbados is more than 13000 hrs. You can board flights from Hyderabad, Mumbai and New Delhi with 2/3 stops to reach Barbados. As in other countries cricket is very popular game in the island. Many Barbadian players are in West Indies Cricket Team. Rugby, Horse Racing and Volleyball are also popular in Barbados. Motorsports plays a good role with a rally occurring each summer. Netball is the game which is played by women in Barbados.
  • What to see in Barbados?

  • Barbados is best known for its Harrison’s cave, Carlisle Bay, Animal Flower cave, Barbados Wildlife Reserve and goes on. The Harrison’s cave is formed naturally by water erosion. Speciality of this cave is you can travel inside the cave through trams. The tram stops at certain points so that visitors can get close to formations. This trams passes through the tunnels which are formed by nature slowly year by year. The Carlisle Bay is a small natural harbour. The capital city Bridgetown is situated on this bay which has been turned into a marine park and this bay is famous for scuba diving.
  • For water sport lovers this is an ideal place to have some entertainment. You can go on Atlantis submarines and experience a unique adventure on submarine. Diving lovers can go on a deep sea dive experiencing the mesmerising array of flora and fauna with a high quality. Barbados is the birthplace for “RUM”.
  • The next part to explore is St. Nicholas Abbey, a wonderfully preserved plantation home. This architectural heritage is the best way to understand how Barbados looked a few centuries ago. The plantation home itself is place for amazing antique furniture and decorations.
  • Caribbean Crop Over is the biggest festival which is carried out at the end of the sugarcane season and is popularly known as “Crop Over Summer Festival”. It is the island’s most prominent, attractive and colourful get together. You can admire the beauty of shores with time to go swimming or snorkelling in the Caribbean lucid waters. You can also explore the reefs, wrecks and sea life to enjoy the beautiful scenery. As you watch turtle and shipwreck adventure through the Glass Bottom Boat you can pick up a snorkel and a mask to mingle with marine community. This Glass Bottom Boat imparts informative knowledge of underwater life inside the sea.
  • Barbados offers 360° vista experience which stops at all major towns: the first town of Barbados Oistins, the capital Bridgetown, Holetown and Speightstown, a hunt on olden days. Next you can go on a complete day tour known as Barbados UNESCO Tour. In this tour you can view numerous military and heritage sites which are the excellent instances of British architecture. This tour includes Nidhe Israel Synagogues and Museum Tour, Tour of George Washington House. You can also view Parliament Buildings (one of the oldest building in the world), Statue of Lord Admiral Nelson, Historic Garrison and its surrounding buildings and lot more to see. You can focus on Barbados’ history by “Walking Tour” through the capital city Bridgetown and grab an opportunity to enjoy duty-free shopping at your own pace.
  • Barbados conducts a nightlife scene a dinner show and a beautiful beachfront party. The performances the rhythms of a steel drum band. Barbados has an excellent land and sea tours, spend a day exploring the natural wonders and vibrant wildlife. There are many other things to do in Barbados like snorkelling, Jeep Safari, Jetblade flight, turtle and shipwreck adventure by glass bottom boat.

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Barbados Facts and Figures

Region:
Caribbean, Windward Islands
Capital:
Bridgetown
Time in Barbados :
IST (-) 91/2hrs Read more
Major Cities:
Bridgetown, Speightstown, Oistins, Bathsheba
Language:
English, with broad dialects and Bajan
Area:
431 km²
Population:
2, 92, 336 approximately
Highest Point:
2, Mount Hillaby (1,115 ft) (343 m)
Calling Code
+1Best Time to Visit: May to July
Currency:
Barbados Dollar
Main Airline:
British Airways, Virgin Atlantic Flights, BWIA West Indies Airways BW
Indepedence Day:
July 10
International Airports:
Grantley Adams International Airport (BGI), Bridgetown Heliport
National Day:
30th November
Best time to visit Barbados :
July to November
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