Visa applicants for Barbados, irrespective of age, need a medical examination by an accredited doctor. Please remember you must schedule your medical checkup at least ten days before your scheduled visa interview.
Our doctor will ask for the following items to complete your visa forms:
You will need to book online or phone us on 0207 096 8853. (Please indicate in the notes section in the online booking form that you want a Barbados visa medical.) We will be happy to answer any questions you may have simply call us or send us an email for more details.
Please speak with the doctor during your medical exam, the medical requirements depend on your length of stay, any pre-existing health conditions and your health generally. Discussing this with our doctor will ensure that you are adequately covered and receive the necessary up-to-date vaccines and medicines for your protection.
In addition our clinic can help you get the right and recommended vaccines if you need additional help with these and are at affordable prices. (See our prices and fees page for more information). Our vaccines are consistently updated depending on the current requirements.
Make sure all scheduled courses (especially children) are up to date with the usual immunisations including the seasonal flu vaccine and MMR.
Yellow fever vaccination certificate required for travellers aged 1 year or over arriving from countries with risk of yellow fever transmission (with the exception of Guyana and the island of Trinidad unless an urban outbreak is occurring).
A Yellow fever vaccination certificate is required for travellers aged 1 year or over arriving from countries with risk of yellow fever transmission (with the exception of Guyana and the island of Trinidad unless an urban outbreak is occurring).
There is a risk of malaria, dengue and the Zika virus in Barbados so precautions should be taken to avoid bites from mosquitoes during daylight hours.
There is no vaccine currently available against ZIKA although the illness itself is usually mild there is however a link between infection during pregnancy and babies being born with birth defects.
Pregnant women are advised to consider postponing non-essential travel.
Those planning a pregnancy, or at risk of pregnancy should use of contraception and condoms during travel and for:
You can be confident that you are in safe hands. We work side by side with the health authorities to make sure we provide you with all the vaccines you need for safe travel.
Our clinic is registered and certified to administer Yellow Fever vaccines and will provide you with the necessary documentation for entry into certain countries that insist on it.
If you follow the correct advice and appropriate health cover to remote areas, your visit will be an uneventful and enjoyable one.