Shipping to Barbados: The Definitive eCommerce Guide

This guide is designed to show you everything you need to know about setting up your shipping strategy in Barbados. Unlock your growth, by utilizing our tools and expertise, in serving millions of shipments to Barbados and beyond.

Shipping to Barbados How-to Guide

Barbados eCommerce Facts & Figures

City Lights

Shipping Rates & Couriers to Barbados

Easyship offers a wide range of couriers & services that ship to Barbados. Link your own courier account, or use our pre-negotiated rates to show the fastest, cheapest and best value deliver options for every customer.

Barbados Shipping Tips & Information

Get helpful Barbados shipping tips & information. Find out about public holidays and non-working days before you ship.

We're experts to Barbados

The Easyship platform makes shipping seamless. Get started with our pre-negotiated rates today.

Top courier services when shipping to Barbados include, DHL - Express Worldwide, Hong Kong Post - AirMailTracking & USPS First Class International.

When shipping to Barbados, ensure you pack shipments securely. See our guide.

Popular eCommerce platforms in Barbados are eBay , Shopify & Magento .

Payment methods used by Barbados are Bank card & cash on delivery

Consumers generally don't expect free shipping in Barbados.

Saturday and Sunday are considered non-working days. You may experience delays for your shipments on these days.

Public holidays are also considered as non-working days. Please refer to the country's official Public Holiday page for specific holiday dates.

Barbados Import Tax & Custom Fees

The taxation for a particular country depends on the local GST/VAT, as well as the item category and its declared value. The tax & duty threshold is the amount at which a person begins paying taxes based on the declared value of an item.

Barbados calculates using the CIF method, which means the import duty and taxes are calculated based on the value of the imported goods as well as shipping costs. Click here to learn how to calculate customs charges or use our calculator to see fees.

Duties & Tax Details For Barbados

Currency: Barbados dollar (BBD)

Calculation Method: CIF

Tax & duties are calculated on the price of the products and shipping costs

Tax Threshold: 0 USD

Tax (VAT/GST): 17.5%

Duty Threshold: 0 USD

Import Duty Product Categories

Shipment items in an order will have relevant duties charged at this rate

  • Mobiles

    0%

  • Tablets

    0%

  • Computers

    0%

  • Cameras

    20%

  • Accessories

    0%

  • Accessories (Battery)

    0%

  • Health & Beauty

    20%

  • Fashion

    20%

  • Watches

    30%

  • Jewelry

    30%

  • Pets Accessories

    20%

  • Dry Food & Supplements

    20%

  • Home Appliances

    20%

  • Home Decor

    20%

  • Toys

    20%

  • Sports

    10%

  • Luggage

    20%

  • Audio Video

    20%

  • Documents

    0%

  • Gaming

    20%

  • Books & Collectibles

    0%

We try our best to keep this information as accurate as possible, but this information is liable to change at any time.

Tax & Duty Calculator
Shipping Documents

Shipping Documentation to Barbados

Shipping internationally requires a lot of documentation, which can be confusing and time consuming. Easyship generates this paperwork for you automatically based on your shipment's information, making the whole process easy.

Commercial Invoice

Battery Statement

Tax Documents & Shipping labels

Barbados Customs: Shipping Restrictions & Prohibited Items

Confused on Barbados customs and regulations? Before shipping to Barbados (or any country), it's important to know if there are any special arrangements to make when sending them or even if they are legal at all. Get shipping regulations for Barbados and other countries at Easyship.

Prohibited Items

  • Alcohol

  • Animals

  • Chemicals

  • Currency

  • Drugs

  • Explosives

  • Firearms

  • Fresh Food

  • Plants

  • Seeds

  • Tobacco

The list of restricted items changes frequently, so it's always best to check the official customs page prior to sending your goods.

100,000+ online sellers can’t be wrong

Sign up for free and start shipping like a pro in minutes!

Search Country by Name

Find guides to give you all the facts & figures