Visa policy of Belize

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Visitors to Belize require a visa unless they come from one of the visa-exempt countries. All visitors are required to have sufficient funds, US$75 per day, and documents required for their next destination.[1]

Visa policy map[edit]

  Belize
  Countries with visa-free access to Belize
  Visa required for entry to Belize
  Visa and clearance required for entry to Belize

Visa exemption[edit]

Holders of passports and refugee travel documents issued by the following 101 jurisdictions do not require a visa to visit Belize.[2][3][4]

1 - including all classes of British nationality.

Holders of diplomatic or official passports of Cuba and Haiti do not require a visa.

Clearance required[edit]

Citizens of the following countries require clearance in addition to visa:[5][2]

Repatriation fee[edit]

Citizens of the following countries must pay a repatriation fee of (unless otherwise noted) BZ$1,200 (equivalent of US$600) on arrival:[3]

Substitute visa[edit]

Permanent residents and holders of multiple entry visa of the United States may obtain a visa on arrival for a fee of US$50.[3][2] Passengers with a valid visa issued by a Schengen Member State are visa exempt for a maximum stay of 90 days.[3][2]

Visitor statistics[edit]

Most visitors arriving to Belize were from the following countries of nationality:[6]

Country 2013 2012
 United States 730,542 694,936
 Guatemala 160,479 162,954
 Canada 71,312 71,494
 Mexico 35,888 38,348
 United Kingdom 16,827 17,016
 Honduras 6,991 6,349
 El Salvador 6,918 6,237
 China 2,920 3,027
 Costa Rica 1,548 1,412
 Jamaica 1,241 1,325
Total 1,131,082 1,119,670

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Visa Application Requirements" (HTML). Embassy of Belize in Washington, D.C. 7 November 2014. Retrieved 13 February 2015. Please be advised that all visitors to Belize MUST be in a possession of a valid Passport, an onward/return ticket and sufficient funds (US $ 75.00 per day) to cover the cost of the length of stay. 
  2. ^ a b c d COUNTRIES NOT REQUIRING AN ENTRY VISA
  3. ^ a b c d "Country information (visa section)". Timatic. International Air Transport Association (IATA) through Olympic Air. Retrieved 1 April 2017. 
  4. ^ Hulse Explains New Visa Rules
  5. ^ "Belize Visa Requirements Web Version" (PDF). Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Belize). Ministry of Foreign Affairs. January 2015. Retrieved 13 February 2015. 
  6. ^ Abstract of Statistics. page 248