Importing Personal Effects and Household Goods into Barbados (Non-Nationals)

If you're a non-national relocating to Barbados or you’ve bought a second home on the island and you’re planning on taking your personal effects and household goods with you, we have you covered. The slideshow below walks you through the import process.

What's covered

  • What are considered personal effects and household goods.

  • Customs regulations surrounding used versus new items.

  • How to calculate the import duty on your new items.

  • The import process for a full container load of goods versus a less-than-container load.

  • Tips on importing a car, appliances and wooden furniture.

  • Why you should insure your cargo.


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As you would have learnt in the slideshow, new personal effects and household goods attract import duties. Use our Quick List to see the import duty rates applicable to the new items you plan to ship to Barbados. Simply, enter your email address below and we will email our Quick List to you.

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