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Latest statistics from the Welcome Stamp visa programme

September 3, 2022

The Government of Barbados announced, as at July 31st, 2022, a total of 3,784 applications had been received under the Welcome Stamp visa programme. Among the applications received, 2,417 were approved, signifying an acceptance rate of just over 63%.

The top five leading countries were the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, Nigeria and the Republic of Ireland.

In July, 2021, the Remote Employment Act, 2020 was amended to allow persons on the Welcome Stamp to apply for a renewal of their visa, for a further 12 months, at a 25% discount on the visa application fee.

Persons who wish to apply for a renewal of their Welcome Stamp visa can do so by visiting the official website.

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