Barbados: Category 1 Special Entry and Reside Permit (SERP)

Property investors in Barbados can move there with a Category 2 Special Entry and Reside Permit (SERP).



The Category 2 Special Entry and Reside Permit (SERP) welcomes real estate investors and their families to Barbados for 5 years. 

SERP holders must declare tax residency in Barbados. The foreign currency tax credit (FCTC) could mean that SERP holders are paying a very low effective tax rate, depending on their personal situation.

Barbados offers year-round sunshine, pristine beaches, unique Bajan culture renowned for its hospitality, and historic architecture. 

Learn more about life in Barbados with the official Barbados Travel Guide Podcast

Internet Speed

Fixed broadband: 105.71 Mbps download/60.33 Mbps upload 

Cost of living

No. 13 globally 


$300,000+ invested in real estate

Ability to financially support self and family


Application Process

Inquire about applying at your local Barbados embassy or consulate.

Documents Required

All documents must be in English or translated to English. Other documents may be required.

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