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DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR REGISTRATION

What documents are Barbadians required to produce when registering?

A person aged sixteen (16) years and over is required to personally provide evidence in support of his/her qualification for registration. This includes one or more of the documents listed below:

  • Birth Certificate
  • Marriage Certificate
  • Passport
  • Affidavit – must be registered by the Registrar
  • Deed Poll – must be registered by the Registrar
  • Decree Absolute
  • Citizenship – For a person who was not born in Barbados and who has been granted this status by the Chief Immigration Officer
  • Barbadians resident overseas can produce a valid passport of that country along with their Barbados birth certificate for verification of name by marriage.

What documents are Non-Barbadians required to produce when registering?

Non-Barbadian citizens are required to produce:

  • An original birth certificate which is one issued and bearing the seal of the Registrar OR a valid passport endorsed by the Chief Immigration Officer, Barbados
  • An original document, which is valid for six (06) months or more, indicating the status given by the Chief Immigration Officer, Barbados.

What Immigration documents are required?

The documents are a passport endorsed by the Chief Immigration Officer and a letter from the Chief Immigration Officer both indicating the grant of one of the following:

  • Permanent Residence
  • Immigrant Status
  • Student Visa
  • Work Permit
  • Caricom Skilled Graduate Status
  • Rights of Establishment Status
  • CDB Staff & Dependants Status
WHAT IS REQUIRED TO CHANGE INFORMATION ON THE ID CARD?

The documents, required for a change of information to be printed on the ID card, are as follows:-.

Change in Date of Birth – Birth Certificate

Change of name by marriage – Marriage Certificate

Change of name by divorce – Decree Absolute and Birth Certificate

Change of name for other reason – Birth Certificate, Registrar’s Certificate, Affidavit and Deed Poll

Change of Immigration status – Immigration document

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