Barbados’ Welcome Stamp: A ‘Win-Win’ For ‘Stampers’ and Locals

In mid-2020, Barbados became the first Caribbean country to introduce a special digital nomad visa programme allowing remote workers from abroad to legally work from Barbados for up to 12 months. Dubbed the Barbados ‘Welcome Stamp’, this special visa programme not only sparked immense interest from the time of its announcement but has been so successful that other countries have quickly adopted their own programmes. In this article, I first discuss why the value proposition of Barbados’ ‘Welcome Stamp’ makes it stand out among the competition. Second, I show why the programme is a ‘win-win’ for both ‘stampers’ and locals, given the benefits such a programme brings to the island.

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