How to Obtain National Identification Card In Barbados

Obtain National Identification Card In Barbados By Online

Application In Person

  1. Make an appointment at your Constituency Registration Centre to make an application for an application for a National Identification Card. The list of centres for constituency registration can be found at the following website : Registration centers
  2. Documents required to apply:
    1. Birth Certificate
    2. Certificate of Marriage Certificate
    3. Passport
    4. Affidavit must be registered by Registrar
    5. Deed Polls must be registered with the Registrar
    6. Decree Absolute
    7. Citizenship – For someone who is not born in Barbados and who was given this designation by the chief immigration officer
    8. Barbadians living abroad can present an official passport from that country as well as the Barbados birth certificate to verify of marriage.
    9. Non-Barbadian citizens are required produce:
    10. A birth certificate that is original or a passport that is validly endorsed by the chief immigration officer of Barbados
    11. Original document that has validity at 6 (6) month or greater, which indicates the status as determined by The Chief Immigration Officer in Barbados.
  3. Fill out an application form. ( The application form can be found in offices of Barbados Electoral and Boundaries Commission office)
  4. Get your photo and fingerprint impressions taken.
  5. There is no cost to obtain a national identification card. There is however an additional charge of $25.00 for the replacement of Identification Cards that are lost, stolen or damaged, or destroyed.
  6. The process of obtaining the new identity card is conducted in-person within 10-working days.

Required Documents For Obtain National Identification Card

  • Birth Certificate
  • Certificate of Marriage Certificate
  • Passport
  • Affidavits must be registered with the Registrar
  • Deed Polls – must be registered with the Registrar
  • Decree Absolute
  • Citizenship – A person who was born outside of Barbados and has been awarded this title by Chief Immigration Officer
  • Barbadians living abroad can present valid passports from the country as well as the Barbados birth certificate to prove their identity of marriage.

non-Barbadians are required by law to show:

  1. A copy of the birth certificate or a valid passport that has been endorsed with the Chief Immigration Officer from Barbados
  2. A genuine document that has validity at up to six (6) months , or longer. that indicates the status as determined by the chief immigration officer of Barbados.

Office Locations and Contacts

The Constituency Registration Centres: Address Location of Office
The Barbados Electoral and Boundaries Commission
1st Floor Warrens Towers II
Warrens, St. Michael
Phone: 1-246-535-4800
Fax:1-246-535-4863
Contacts

Eligibility

  • an individual who is a citizen of Barbados who is over the age of 16
  • an individual who is a citizen of a nation that is not Barbados who is given an approval by Chief Immigration Officers to stay on Barbados for a time of no more than (6) month.

Fees

There is no cost to obtain a national identification card. There is however an additional charge of $25.00 for the replacement of Identification Cards that have been lost destroyed, damaged or defaced.

Validity

  • It is valid so long as the person is living.
  • It’s also valid until you change the information of the identity card taking a new name.

Processing Time

  • 10 working days.

Instructions

  • All applications must be made in person to Barbados Electoral and Boundaries Commission offices at the level of the constituency.
  • Stop by your regional Constituency Registration Centre to make an application for an identity card that is national in nature.
  • Make sure you have the correct documents to be allocated.
  • There is a fee of $25.00 to replace Identification Cards which have been damaged, lost, or destroyed. New applications are available free without charge.

The Information You Need

  • Full names or adopted names
  • Birth Date
  • Nationality
  • Address
  • Residency details

Documentation is needed

  • It is utilized to identify for identification purposes.
  • It is among the requirements to be met when registering as a voter as well as during the process of voting in Barbados.

Information that could be helpful

  • If the previous owner of the ID card not had their work Permit, Student Visa etc. extended, but was issued a Visa for Visitors from the chief immigration officer the ID card will not be replaced.
  • A fee is charged for the replacement of an ID card that has been lost, damaged or destroyed. The fee is waived for those who are 65 or older. The cost of replacing an ID card that has been lost, stolen, or damaged is $25.00

Other uses of the document/certificate

  • This document is required to apply for an identity card.
  • This document is required for opening the bank account.

External Links

  • National Registration Services :Services
  • National Registration Information :Info

Other

  • Visitors from Barbados are not eligible to register even if they are staying for more than 6 (6) month.

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