Our Belize Visa Guide will teach you everything you need to know about Belize’s visa policy for people from all over the world, including different types of visas, particular requirements, visa sponsorships, visa fees, and more. It is critical to have a scheduled flight ticket in hand before applying for a visa to Belize.
Who needs a visa to visit Belize?
Holders of passports from over 107 Countries do not require a visa to enter Belize. Belize Entry Visa exemption for 30-day stays.
If you have a valid US multiple entry visa or Permanent Residence Card. If you have a valid multiple-entry Schengen visa. If you have a Canadian permanent resident card or multiple entry visa,
Entry into Belize
There are no COVID-19 restrictions on travel from Ireland to Belize. Passengers are not required to present COVID-19 vaccination or testing certificates or to complete a Passenger Locator Form. The requirements for public health are vulnerable to alter with short notice. The Belize Tourism Board, Travel Belize, and Belize Port Authority can provide additional information.
Eligibility to apply for a Belize visa
The criteria for applying for a visa in Belize, varies depending on what Country you are travelling from. The criteria is listed below.
Hold a passport valid at least six months on entry with one blank visa page.
Hold proof of sufficient funds.
Hold proof of onward/return airline tickets.
Hold documents showing proof of purpose of trip.
Hold all documents required for the next destination
Processing time for Belize visas
Passports must accompany applications. Visas take 30 business days from the day of your initial application.
Appointment waiting times
Appointment waiting times for a Belize visa will differ depending on what sort of visa you are applying for. A visitor visa will take around 97 days. A student visa can take up to 17 days. All other non-immigrant visas will take up to 7 days.
Who can visit Belize without a visa?
British citizens can enter Belize visa-free. One month is granted upon arrival. Each month of residency extension costs BZD$200. The following nations do not require visas to visit Belize for less than 30 days: USA, Canada, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Panama, Costa Rica, South Korea, Mexico, Israel, UK, France, Germany, Spain, Japan, The Netherlands
For detailed information on specific parts of the general visa process, you can refer to the links below to find the answer to your query. If you are unable to find any particular information, please contact us via email.
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Belize visa types
There are 3 different types of visas available in Belize. Each one is for a different purpose of visit. These consist of:
- Tourist Visa.
- Employment Visa.
- Student Visa.
What to do if your Belize visa is refused?
Your immigrant visa application will be granted or denied by the consular official after your interview. Reapplying requires a new application, application fee, and interview appointment. You have the right to fight this decision if you think the grounds your visa got denied on are wrong.
People also asked...
Below are a few examples of the questions other customers have asked in regards to their visa and travel to Belize.
Belize uses the Belize dollar. Most establishments accept U.S. currency, although others only accept Belize dollars. Most cities have ATMs and accept credit cards.
Belize is finest from late November until mid-April. The country’s dry season is warm year-round.
Visas, Entry, and Exit
Tourists need no visa. Visitors staying longer than 30 days must have their passports re-stamped by a local immigration office and pay a monthly cost up to six months.