Barbados Customs, Currency & Airport Tax regulations summary

Customs, Currency & Airport tax

All about Barbados
Capital city: Bridgetown
Currency: Barbados Dollar (BBD)
Local time: GMT - 4
Telephone code: + 1 246
Bank: Closed on Saturday and Sunday.

Customs Rules

Import regulations:

Free import for personal use only and by persons of 18 years and over:- 1 liter of spirits or wine;- 1/4 pint perfume or 1/2 pint of othe... More information

Arms and Ammunition regulations:

An import or an export license must be obtained prior to arrival or departure from Barbados. Passengers must also have a firearm permit issued by t... More information

Wild Fauna and Flora:

The import of certain endangered species of plant, live animals and their products is prohibited or restricted under CITES. For further detail... More information

Additional Information on regulations:

All fruits, vegetables, plants and products may require an import permit and a phytosanitary certificate issued by the Ministry of Agriculture, Pla... More information

Export regulations:

Free export of tobacco products and alcoholic beverages for personal use.... More information


An Import Permit must be obtained from the Veterinary Services Department, Ministry of Agriculture, Food, Fisheries and Water Resource Management, ... More information

Baggage Clearance regulations:

Baggage is cleared at Bridgetown-Barbados (BGI). Exempt: baggage of transit passengers traveling onwards with LIAT (LI) or Ca... More information

Airport Embarkation Tax

No airport tax is levied on passengers upon embarkation at the airport.... More information

Currency regulations

Currency Import regulations: Local currency (Barbadian Dollar-BBD): no restr... More information

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