COVID-19 entry restrictions for Belize

Before you travel, check the ‘Entry requirements’ section for Belize’s current entry restrictions and requirements. These may change with little warning. Monitor this advice for the latest updates and stay in contact with your travel provider.

Travelling from and returning to the UK

Check what you must do to travel abroad and return to England, Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland.

If you plan to pass through another country to return to the UK, check the travel advice for the country you’re transiting.

If you’re planning travel to Belize, find out what you need to know about coronavirus there in the Coronavirus section.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, it is more important than ever to get travel insurance and check it provides sufficient cover. See the FCDO’s guidance on foreign travel insurance.

For information about COVID-19 vaccines, see the Coronavirus page.

For information about what you should do if you test positive for COVID-19, see the Coronavirus page.

The British High Commission in Belmopan remains open and operational. We are committed to supporting British nationals in Belize for the necessary consular services during this time.

3,648 British nationals visited Belize in 2020. Most visits are trouble free.

However, there has been an increase in violent incidents against tourists and expatriate residents. You should take precautions against crime throughout Belize, in particular, the Southside area of Belize City due to dangerous gang violence and gun crime. See Crime

The hurricane season in Belize normally runs from June to November. During the hurricane season, you should monitor updates from local authorities and the media before travelling to or around Belize. See Hurricanes

UK health authorities have classified Belize as having a risk of Zika virus transmission. For more information and advice, visit the National Travel Health Network and Centre website.

Although there’s no recent history of terrorism in Belize, attacks can’t be ruled out. See Terrorism

You can contact the emergency services in Belize by calling 911 (police), 990 (fire) or 911 (ambulance).

If you’re abroad and you need emergency help from the UK government, contact the nearest British embassy, consulate or high commission.