Overview The following items may be imported into Barbados by persons over 18 years of age without incurring customs duty: 200 cigarettes or 100 cigars, or 50 cigars and cigarettes not exceeding 230g total; 1l ofspirits and 1l of wine; 60ml of perfume and 300ml of all other scents; gifts up to a value of BD$100.
For certain items it is possible, on presentation of airline tickets and travel documents, to obtain duty-free goods any time from the day of arrival in the country. However, tobacco, alcohol and electronic goods must still be bought under the old system immediately prior to embarkation. A permit must be obtained from the Ministry of Agriculture and Consumer Affairs in order to import meat and meat products.
Foreign rum and matches, pornography, fresh fruit and vegetables (only if grown in or conveyed through certain areas; contact the Ministry of Agriculture and Consumer Affairs for further information) and articles made of camouflage material.