Barbados: New ID Card and Additional Passport Renewal Appointments

Last Updated on February 23, 2023

Key Points  

  • Barbados introduced a new national ID card on 27 June 2022   
  • Barbados introduced 84 additional daily appointments as part of the application process for obtaining or renewing a passport  


The government will introduce new Trident ID Cards on 27 June 2022. The Electoral and Boundaries Commission (EBC) will commence registration processes and notify citizens accordingly.  

The government of Barbados also introduced an additional 84 daily appointment number of interview time slots per day for persons applying for Barbados passports. Applicants can schedule their appointments through the Immigration Department’s website.  

What are the Changes?  

The government of Barbados introduced additional appointments to apply for and renew Barbados passports. In addition, the government introduced a new national identification card. According to the government of Barbados, the new ID card will be more secure and durable than the previous card.  

Looking Ahead  

Continue to check the government of Barbados’ website and Envoy’s website for the latest updates and information.  

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Content in this publication is for informational purposes only and not intended as legal advice, nor should it be relied on as such. For additional information on the issues discussed, consult an attorney at one of the two U.S. Law Firms working with the Envoy Platform or another qualified professional. On non-U.S. immigration issues, consult an Envoy global immigration service provider or another qualified representative.