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.

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Barbados eCommerce Facts & Figures

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Shipping Rates & Couriers to Barbados

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Barbados Shipping Tips & Information

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

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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 eCommerce Facts & Figures

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 duty and taxes are calculated based on the value of the imported goods as well as shipping costs. See more about calculation methods here

Duties & Tax Details For Barbados

Currency: Barbados dollar (BBD)

Calculation Method: CIF

Tax Threshold: 0 USD

Tax (VAT/GST): 17.5%

Tax & duties are calculated on the price of the products only

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 Gardening

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.

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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.

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