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DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR REGISTRATION

What documents are Barbadians required to produce when registering?

A person aged sixteen (16) years and over is required to personally provide evidence in support of his/her qualification for registration. This includes one or more of the documents listed below:

   Birth Certificate
   Marriage Certificate
   Passport
   Affidavit - must be registered by the Registrar
   Deed Poll - must be registered by the Registrar
   Decree Absolute
   Citizenship - For a person who was not born in Barbados and who has been granted this status by the Chief Immigration Officer
   Barbadians resident overseas can produce a valid passport of that country along with their Barbados birth certificate for verification of name by marriage.

What documents are Non-Barbadians required to produce when registering?

Non-Barbadian citizens are required to produce:

   An original birth certificate which is one issued and bearing the seal of the Registrar OR a valid passport endorsed by the Chief Immigration Officer, Barbados
   An originial document, which is valid for six (06) months or more, indicating the status given by the Chief Immigration Officer, Barbados.

What Immigration documents are required?

The documents are a passport endorsed by the Chief Immigration Officer and a letter from the Chief Immigration Officer both indicating the grant of one of the following:

   Permanent Residence
   Immigrant Status
   Student Visa
   Work Permit
   Caricom Skilled Graduate Status
   Rights of Establishment Status
   CDB Staff & Dependants Status

WHAT IS REQUIRED TO CHANGE INFORMATION ON THE ID CARD?

The documents, required for a change of information to be printed on the ID card, are as follows:-.

Change in Date of Birth - Birth Certificate

Change of name by marriage - Marriage Certificate

Change of name by divorce - Decree Absolute and Birth Certificate

Change of name for other reason - Birth Certificate, Registrar's Certificate, Affidavit and Deed Poll

Change of Immigration status - Immigration document