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Want to relocate to Barbados? Here is how!

Want to relocate to Barbados? Here is how!

Always dreamed of living on a Caribbean Island, but didn’t know when, where or how to relocate? Well, the time is now, and the island is Barbados. 

In August 2020, the Prime Minister of Barbados invited the world to apply to the ‘12 month Barbados Welcome Stamp’ - a special work permit that allows you to relocate to Barbados and ‘work from home – in Barbados’ for up to a year.

This once in a lifetime opportunity is one of the positive opportunities that has come out of the COVID-19 pandemic. Here is what you need to know on qualifying for the welcome stamp and how to relocate to Barbados. 


Barbados Welcome Stamp Requirements:

  1. Complete this application form – click here.
  2. Provide evidence of an annual income of $50,000 USD or more
  • Income generated outside of Barbados
  • Permit holders will be deemed a non-resident for income-tax purposes
  1. Valid health insurance for the duration of your time in Barbados
  2. A copy of your bio-data passport page and two passport sized photos
  3. Applicants must be over 18 years of age or relocate as a dependent 

Requirements for a Dependent and Spouse:

  1. Proof of relationship to applicant e.g. birth certificate for children and marriage certificate for spouse.
  2. Copy of all persons bio data page of passport


Welcome Stamp Work Permit Fees:

Once approved for the Welcome Stamp Work Permit you may pay the following non-refundable fees:

  • An Individual Applicant - $2000 USD
  • An Individual Applicant with Dependents - $3000 USD
  • Individual members of the same family who wish to work remotely must pay the $2000 fee.


Finding a Home in Barbados

Barbados has something for everyone! Once you have been approved for the Welcome Stamp, we invite you to reach out to the team at Realtors Limited Barbados to find your perfect Bajan Home. Team members will ensure you have the perfect home for your time in Barbados with video walkthroughs sent before arrival to ensure you feel right at home before you arrive.

Email Realtors Barbados friendly and fabulous team at info@realtorslimited.com with the following details:

  1. Your monthly rental budget in USD
  2. Your ideal number of bedrooms
  3. Your scheduled arrival and departure dates
  4. Any other preferences like beachfront vs tropical gardens or a home on a golf course vs a modern condo with a pool. 

Here is a list with links to some of our favourite homes in Barbados and their monthly rental rates. All homes listed come fully furnished and Wi-Fi ready – everything you need to live and work from Barbados. 








*click to see photos, amenities, location and more

Arriving at your new home – Barbados 

Renting with Realtors Barbados has added benefits. Your agent can arrange for airport collection and will meet you at your new home to welcome you with a bottle of bespoke Bajan Rum Punch! Your Realtors Barbados agent will walk through your home showing you all of the features and answering any questions you may have.

Take your time to let your new and fabulous reality of life in Barbados sink in! Realtors service does not stop after the rental, when you are ready to start exploring the island, contact our concierge for tips on top restaurants on the island, rental cars, gyms and things you don’t want to miss during your time in Barbados. We can even help you book exciting weekend adventures like sunset sailing, swimming with turtles, morning hikes and much more! Live like a local, with the help of Realtors in your new home – Barbados! 

To learn more contact us at info@realtorslimited.com

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