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  1. All of a sudden, Bridgetown US Embassy Resumes Processing of Tourist and Business Visas, in time for the Season Finale of USA 2020

    On Monday, November 16, 2020, U.S. Embassy Bridgetown will resume processing routine B1/B2 (non-immigrant tourist and business) visas. The first interview appointment date available will be December 1. At this time, U.S. Embassy Bridgetown is only able to interview citizens and permanent residents within its Eastern Caribbean consular district. Individuals residing outside of the Eastern […]

    November 14, 2020Breaking News, Featured, TravelNo comments
  2. U.S. Embassy Announces Interview Waiver Process for Qualifying Visa Renewals in St Kitts & Nevis

    As part of the United States Government’s continuing efforts to improve customer service and streamline the visa process, the U.S. Embassy is pleased to announce the implementation of interview visa waivers in Barbados for qualified applicants wishing to renew their U.S. visas, effective September 10. Saint Kitts and Nevis passport holders, with the exception of […]

    September 10, 2018TravelNo comments
  3. Visa Waiver List of Countries NOT Changed

    The U.S. Embassy to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean, and the OECS advises the public that, contrary to rumors, the list of countries participating in the U.S. Visa Waiver Program has NOT changed. Please click on the link to see the complete list of countries whose citizens are currently eligible to travel to the United States […]

    January 26, 2017Breaking News, Featured, TravelNo comments
  4. Applicants Must Not Wear Eyeglasses in U.S. Passport & Visa Photos

    The U.S. Embassy to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean, and the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) advises that, effective November 1, 2016, applicants for U.S. passports and visas must remove their eyeglasses for U.S. passport and visa photos. The U.S. Department of State is implementing this policy to enhance the security of the application process […]

    October 24, 2016Breaking News, Featured, TravelNo comments
  5. Five Caribbean countries sign visa waiver agreement with EU

    The European Union just signed short stay visa waiver agreements with Dominica, Grenada, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines as well as Trinidad and Tobago. This allows citizens of these countries to visit all EU Member States, except the United Kingdom and Ireland for up to 90 days within a six month period without requiring […]

    June 4, 2015PoliticalNo comments
  6. EU Introduces Biometric Schengen Visas

    As of 15 May 2014 persons applying for a Schengen Visa to enter the European Union will have to provide their biometric data (a digital photograph and ten fingerprint scans). Nationals of Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States countries that do not have Schengen Visa Waiver Status – Dominica, Grenada, St. Lucia and St. Vincent and […]

    May 18, 2014TechnologyNo comments
  7. Canada Visa Application Changes (Changement au processus de demande de visa pour le Canada)

    Le processus pour demander un visa de résidence temporaire auprès du Haut-commissariat du Canada à Port-d’Espagne, Trinité, a changé. À partir du mardi 1 avril 2014, les requérants peuvent soumettre leur demande par une des deux voies suivantes : 1. Centre de réception de demande de visa (CRDV) : a. Les requérants peuvent se présenter […]

    March 26, 2014TravelNo comments
  8. Shutdown of the U.S. Government & Barbadian Consular Services

    The United States Congress did not pass legislation enabling funding of U.S. government operations by the midnight September 30th Washington D.C. deadline which resulted in a partial “shutdown” of the U.S. government. The lapse in funding will NOT affect consular services provided by the United States embassy in Barbados, but some embassy activities will be […]

    October 1, 2013PoliticalNo comments
  9. CHANGES TO PASSPORT SERVICES BY 12/08/2013 FOR BRITISH NATIONALS

    The British Government is making important changes to the passport service for British nationals living overseas. From 12 August 2013, the application process will be centralised and British nationals in Barbados and the independent countries of the Eastern Caribbean should submit their passport application to Her Majesty’s Passport Office in the UK. This important change […]

    August 7, 2013TravelNo comments