How to Apply for Temporary Driver License In Barbados

Apply for Temporary Driver License In Barbados By Online

  1. Take the route through take the Ministry of Transport and Works located at Pine East-West Boulevard St. Michael.
  2. An Barbadian who has acquired an overseas licence or is a new resident with an active foreign licence could submit an application with the Licensing Authority for a Barbados driving license.
  3. The application should be submitted using the prescribed form, and the applicable fees for the licence must be paid.
  4. The requirement for a test is depending on the Authority.

Required Documents For Apply for Temporary Driver License 

The applicant should have an official driving license that is issued by traffic officials of his/her country of residence.

Office Locations and Contacts


A temporary resident or visitor of Barbados can get a temporary driver’s license through:

  • The Licensing Authority offices at The Pine, St. Michael, Oistins in Christ Church and Holetown in St. James
  • At any licensed hired car agency.


Minister the Mr. Honourable John Boyce, MP

Permanent Secretary: The Permanent Secretary – Mr. Lionel Nurse

Chief Technology Officer the Hon. Frank Thornhill

Ministry Of Transport and Work

Pine East-West Boulevard, St. Michael, Barbados


Telephone: 246-429-2191

Fax: 246-437-8133

Click here for more information.


A temporary resident from Barbados and an holder of a different country’s driver’s license in the country where the applicant usually resides.


Permit and Driving Licence Fees editPermit and Driving Licence Fees[ edit

  • Theory Test The Theory Test $30.00
  • Visitors’ permit – $10.00 to be used for less than 2 months
  • Visitors Permit Visitors Permit $100.00 to be used for 2 months or more and up to one year.

Other Fees editOther Fees[ edit

  • Bicycles – 25.00
  • Regulation Tests Regulation Tests 30.00
  • Highway Codes 20.00 – 20.00
  • Conductor Badges Conductor Badges 80.00
  • Private Service Vehicle Badges – 70.00
  • Tariff Cards 10.00 – 10.00
  • Limited Trade Plates(per pair) 190.00 – 190.00
  • Provisional License Plates for Drivers – 25.00
  • Special Permits 25.00 – 25.00
  • Weight Certificates Weight Certificates 25.00
  • Vehicle Inspections 100.00 – 100.00
  • Roadworthy Certificates – 25.00
  • Vehicle Investigations(new) (new) 50.00
  • Driving Permits for Licenses 80.00 – 80.00


The temporary driver’s licence is valabil for one year until expiration date of the applicant’s driving license, or the shorter duration.

The Document is required

A temporary driver’s licence is an official document that permits visitors or permanent resident Barbados to operate any motor vehicle within the country.


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