400 more get Welcome Stamp nod

Four hundred people were approved last year for Barbados’ Welcome Stamp programme.

The programme which was introduced during the COVID-19 pandemic allows for international travellers to relocate and work from Barbados on a 12-month visa.

Giving an update to the programme during Friday’s Estimates on provision of monies to the Ministry of Tourism, Minister of Tourism, Ian Gooding-Edgehill said the majority of Welcome Stampers were still coming from the US.

“Since the programme was launched . . . we have had a total of about 8 359 applicants including spouse and dependants which range from 65 per cent being individuals and 35 per cent family units.”

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