All persons who are desirous of pursuing a course of study in Barbados shall apply for a student visa before entering the island. Applications for student visas should be submitted in duplicate on the prescribed form to the Immigration Department as stated below.
Persons under 18 years
NB: The application fee for a student visa is $300.00 BDS
POLICY: All forms must be vetted by the Ministry of Education and signed by the intended school official prior to submission to the Immigration Department.
Students attending the UWI, the BCC and the SJPP shall submit their forms through their respective institutions.
There is no final fee in the case of student visas and these visas are for the period of one academic year ending August 31 of a given year.