Barbados visa requirements for Zimbabweans

Travel and visa requirements

Barbadian Visa is not required for Zimbabweans

Stay Duration: 180 days

Entry Requirements

  • Zimbabwe passport holders can stay for a duration of 180 days in Barbados without a visa.
  • Tourists from Zimbabwe are to provide a passport valid for a minimum period of 6 months from the date of arrival in Barbados. The passport should have at least two blank pages for stamping.
  • Visitors are to provide proof of accommodation for their stay in Barbados, which could be a hotel reservation or a letter from the host who is already living in Barbados.
  • Nationals of Zimbabwe visiting Barbados must provide a copy of their financial statement to show that they have enough money to take care of themselves for their entire stay in Barbados.
  • Tourists below the age of eighteen (18) travelling without a parent or guardian must have a letter of authorization from a parent or guardian.
  • Intending visitors hoping to travel to Barbados can do so from any international airport in Zimbabwe. These airports can be found in Harare and Bulawayo.
  • Some of the airlines that travellers can board from Zimbabwe to Barbados include Turkish Airlines, Qatar Airways, Virgin Atlantic, British Airways and KLM.
  • The estimated flight time from Harare to Bridgetown, Barbados is 1 day, 4 hours and from Bulawayo, it is 1 day, 8 hours.
  • Barbados make use of the Atlantic Standard Time (GMT-4), which put Zimbabwe five hours ahead in time.
  • The official currency used in Barbados is the Barbadian Dollar(B$). The US Dollar is also acceptable in the country. Visitors can exchange their foreign currency at various banks and exchange outlets in the country.
  • Christianity is the dominating religion in Barbados with about 95% of the population of the country. Other religions are Islam, Hinduism, Judaism, Wicca, and Baha’i.
  • The power and socket plug used in Barbados is of Type A and B. The standard voltage is 115 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.
  • Barbados has a tropical climate and the weather is usually hot and sunny all year round, with over 3000 hours of sunshine each year. The rain comes in quick showers. The dry season lasts from January to June.
  • The official language in Barbados is English, however, Bajan is spoken majorly in an informal setting throughout the country.
  • Tourists are advised to budget about $350 BBD a day for expenses while in Barbados.
  • Some delicacies tourists can try in Barbados include, cou cou, flying fish, rice and peas, cutters, etc.
  • Visitors can move around in Barbados with buses, taxis and car rental. Also, driving is on the left side.
  • Bathsheba, Crane Beach, Barbados Wildlife Reserve and Farley Hill National Park are fascinating places in Barbados that tourists can visit while in the country.
  • Visitors in Barbados are expected to be courteous and conscious of existing rules and customs as they go about their tourism-related activities.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the best time of the year to go to Barbados?

The best time to visit Barbados is between December and early April. Not only is it the driest part of the year on the island, but the temperatures are also balmy.

What currency is best to take to Barbados?

Tourists are advised to organize a small amount of local currency before they arrive in Barbados and get the rest once they've settled into their vacation. The local currency in Barbados is the Barbadian dollar.

Are there mosquitoes in Barbados?

Yes, there are mosquitoes in Barbados. Insect repellants keep both mosquitoes and sand flies at bay. If you are bitten by a mosquito or sand fly, you should stop by a local pharmacy or convenience store to get a soothing cream/lotion.

What is Barbados famous for?

With flying fish as one of the national symbols of the island, it's no surprise that Barbados is known as 'the land of the flying fish' and that it is one half of the country's national dish. It is traditionally served on a Friday and accompanied by cou-cou.

Can Zimbabweans get Barbados citizenship?

Can l apply for work visa whirlist l am tourist in Barbados?
Tuckson Nyamunga

1 year ago

Can I apply for work visa

Tuckson Nyamunga

1 year ago

Can I apply for work visa

Tuckson Nyamunga

1 year ago

Can I apply for work visa

Nobert Svinurai

10 months ago

How can I get a work visa in Barbados


9 months ago

How can I get a work visa in Barbados

I want to visit and then look for work I also wanna know how much is the air ticket?
Timothy Rice

1 week ago


As a Zimbabwean do I get a visa on arrival to Barbados or is there something I need to do before departing from Zimbabwe? Thank you?

What are the requirements to apply for a work permit to work in Barbados. How much does it cost and long does it take.?