Fast Facts

The Business Barbados Fast Facts Guide offers a comprehensive overview of work and life in Barbados – everything from tax rates to visa entry requirements.

Information in this guide was last reviewed in December 2023.

Our Fast Facts Guide is independently checked and verified each year by EY Management Ltd. All of the information in this guide has been carefully collected and prepared, but it remains subject to change and correction. Use these contents for general guidance only and seek assistance from a professional advisor with regard to specific matters.

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