Barbados - Country Commercial Guide
Import Requirements and Documentation
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Below are some of the documents that must be presented to customs when goods arrive in Barbados:

  • Airway bills or bills of lading, depending on the method of import;
  • CARICOM document invoice (a commercial invoice is acceptable if all the required information is present);
  • The supplier’s invoice documenting all items in the shipment;
  • The C-63 form—indicating information including the items shipped, weight, shipper, and tariff code. 

For exports, the C-63 form is also used.  The commercial invoice and the relevant Central Bank forms must also be presented to customs.

When import licenses are required, they must be obtained prior to importation.  The use of a registered customs broker is recommended when preparing export/import documents.