Open with restrictions

Barbados Travel Restrictions

49.57% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 48.87% last week
Most visitors from New Zealand need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and quarantine to enter Barbados.

Outgoing travel to BarbadosTravelling from New Zealand to Barbados

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Visitors from New Zealand must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Barbados.

Details and exceptions

Children 0-5 years are exempt from test requirement provided that they are not traveling with a companion tested with positive result at a later time.Travelers are considered fully vaccinated if they complete a full regimen of vaccines AstraZeneca,Moderna,Pfizer-BioNTech,Janssen,or Sinofarm more than 2 weeks before travel to Barbados.

Travellers are reminded of the option to test at the Barbados COVID laboratory located at the Crane Resort, St. Philip at the cost of USD $109 for standard PCR tests and Rapid Tests at a cost of USD $50.

Quarantine requirements

Visitors from New Zealand will need to quarantine for 7 days upon entering Barbados.

Details and exceptions

All travelers, including fully vaccinated individuals will be required to quarantine in a designated quarantine properties at their own expense.

Documents
Travel Authorization Form

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


Return travelReturning to New Zealand from Barbados

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travellers returning from Barbados must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departure to New Zealand.

Details and exceptions

Exemptions apply to the following:

1. Children who are under two years of age.

2. Individuals who can present a medical certificate verifying they have been examined no earlier than 72 hours prior to departure and have been determined to be unable to undertake a test for medical reasons but do not exhibit symptoms of COVID-19

3. Individuals with past (recovered) cases of COVID-19 who have a positive 72 hour or less test result, but have a medical certificate for showing that the individual is no longer considered by a medical practitioner to be infectious with COVID-19

Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from Barbados will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering New Zealand.

Details and exceptions

Travelers to New Zealand from all countries, except eligible passengers from a quarantine-free travel zone (Niue and Cook Islands), must complete a 14-day stay in a managed isolation or quarantine facility.

Quarantine-free travel for Australian passengers are temporary suspended until further notice.

Documents
Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher

Travelers are required to obtain a Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher confirming their place in a managed isolation facility before boarding a flight to New Zealand.


FAQs

  • Most visitors from New Zealand need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Barbados.

  • Vaccinated visitors from New Zealand need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and quarantine to enter Barbados.

  • Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and quarantine to enter Barbados.

  • Travelers coming from New Zealand will need a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure.

  • Travellers from New Zealand are required to isolate for 7 days. Please read the details under the "Quarantine Requirements" section.

  • Mask usage in Barbados is required in public spaces and public transportation.

  • Restaurants in Barbados are open with restrictions. Bars in Barbados are closed.