Policies & Procedures for Barbados


Import policy


Sugar production is very high in Barbados. Imports in Barbados decreased to 284405.15 BDS Thousand in June from 303298.63 BDS Thousand in May of 2015. Imports in Barbados averaged 169935.25 BDS Thousand from 1978 until 2015, reaching an all-time high of 362132.05 BDS Thousand in April of 2008 and a record low of 44471.52 BDS Thousand in March of 1978. Our company provides great service and a transparent platform to make trade operations even easier and accessible.
Following are the import procedure followed in Barbados:-

  • Documents preparation     
  • Customs clearance and inspections     
  • Ports and terminal handling     
  • Inland transportation and handling

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED:-

  • Bill of lading
  • Commercial invoice
  • Customs import declaration
  • Exit note (from customs)
  • Gate pass (from port authorities)

Refer the following mentioned link for further information:-
Trading Accross Borders
Import Customs Declaration

RESTRICTED ITEMS:-

  • All fruit, vegetables, seeds, plants and plant products will need to be declared at the customs department and accompanied by a Plant Quarantine Officer. 
  • Meat and meat products will also require a special permit from the Ministry of Agriculture and Consumer Affairs in order to be admitted.
  • A permit for the import and trans-shipment at Barbados of all dogs, cats as well as caged birds and poultry will need to be obtained from the Ministry of Agriculture inside Barbados. Permits will only be granted for direct importation of dogs and cats from Antigua, Australia, Ireland (Rep. of), Jamaica, New Zealand, St. Kitts-Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines and United Kingdom. Dogs entering the country from the United Kingdom will need a non rabies declaration which has been issued in the last six months from the Ministry Of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food and an official veterinarian health certificate clearing the animal of all other diseases issued less than a week prior to departure.

Refer the following mentioned link for further information:-

VisaHq Customs
Barbados Customs


Export policy


Barbados is declared as the 66th richest country in the world by the World Bank. The main export commodities are manufactures, sugar and molasses, rum, other foods and beverages, chemicals and electrical components. Our company provides a common platform for both agents and the customers that make’s trade even more easily.
Following mentioned are the export procedure followed in Barbados:-

  • Documents preparation     
  • Customs clearance and inspections 
  • Ports and terminal handling     
  • Inland transportation and handling

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED:-

  • Bill of lading
  • Certificate of Origin
  • Commercial invoice
  • Customs export declaration
  • Exchange control form

Refer the following mentioned link for further information:-
Trading Accross Borders
Documets Required


Disclaimer: Policies and procedures for all export, Import have been extracted from various internet resources and published policies by the respective governments. Logimart.com is not responsible for any change or alteration in the above written policies and procedures.

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