Customer Service Upgrade For Immigration Dept

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Less bureaucracy, more rapid responses, reduced levels of paperwork, less queuing and significantly enhanced levels of service. These are just some of the improvements the Barbados Immigration Department is promising as it continues a systematic overhaul of its objectives and operations in order to offer “the best citizen-centred service possible”. Permanent Secretary in the Division of Defence and Security, Timothy …

New HQ For Immigration Department

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Immigration officers will be relocated to brand new headquarters later this year in the Princess Alice Corporate Centre in Bridgetown. Minister with responsibility for Immigration, Senator Darcy Boyce, told the officers on Monday that work on the building, being funded by the Caribbean Development Bank, was at “a very advanced stage” and expected to be completed by August. Features of …

New Numbers At Immigration Dept.

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The public is asked to note that new telephone numbers are in use at the Barbados Immigration Department. The new PBX number is 535-4100. The full list of numbers may be found in the 2016 – 2017 Yellow Pages Directory, as well as on the Department’s website at www.immigration.gov.bb, and the Government portal at www.gov.bb. joycspring@gmail.com See also: READ MORE …

Passport Kiosks At Airport Next February

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Minister with responsibility for Immigration, Senator Darcy Boyce, announced today that new border control technology would be introduced at the Grantley Adams International Airport next year, aimed at speeding up the processing of arriving passengers. Speaking at a citizenship induction ceremony hosted by the Immigration Department at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre, Senator Boyce assured immigration officers that the new …

Immigration Complaints Being Investigated

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The Barbados Immigration Department is investigating a complaint by a Jamaican national that she was mistreated by immigration officers at the Grantley Adams International Airport after arriving by air from Trinidad on August 27. Chief Immigration Officer, Wayne Marshall, said today that once the department’s investigations have been completed, a comprehensive response to the incident will be issued through the …

New Security Features In Barbados Passport

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(Stock Photo) The Barbados Immigration Department has introduced a newly-designed Ordinary Barbados Passport incorporating a range of improved security features with added security protection. Acting Chief Immigration Officer, Wayne Marshall, has advised that all previous versions of the Ordinary Barbados Passport remain valid until the expiry date. According to Mr. Marshall, Barbados has always employed stringent measures aimed at preserving …