The British High Commission in Belize maintains and develops relations between the UK and Belize.

Through our longstanding and close working relationship we present UK policies to the Belizean government and Belizeans, report and explain Belizean policies and views to the government in London and support UK interests.

Find out more on our UK and Belize news page.

We provide services to British nationals living in and visiting Belize.

You can access UK government services while in Belize.

Emergency assistance

If you’re travelling in Belize, see our Belize Travel Advice about coronavirus (COVID-19).

See also our coronavirus travel advice for all our latest guidance on travel during coronavirus.

If you’re in Belize and you need advice which is not covered by reading our travel advice then you can contact us online.

If you’re in Belmopan and you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call 00 501 822 2146.

Get an emergency travel document

You can apply for an emergency travel document if you’re abroad and your passport has been lost or stolen, damaged or expired, and you can’t get a new or replacement passport in time to travel.

Apply online for an emergency travel document

If the person needing the emergency travel document is under 16, a parent or guardian should apply on their behalf.

If you are travelling in more than 3 weeks, check if you can get a new or replacement passport in time to travel.

If you are not a British citizen or have not had a British passport before

If you’re not sure, check if you’re a British citizen

If you’re not a British citizen but think you may be eligible, contact us to apply for an emergency travel document.

Other consular services

Notarial and documentary services

For legal reasons, we’re unable to carry out notarial acts in Commonwealth countries. This includes certifying documents as true copies of originals, administering oaths or taking affidavits. For these or other notarial acts please contact a notary public.

Consular fees

We charge fees for some of our services. See the full list of consular fees in Belize.

Development work in Belize

Find out more in the country profile for the Caribbean

Our people

Claire Evans OBE

British High Commissioner to Belize

  • Kate Reynolds

    Deputy High Commissioner, British High Commission Belize

Contact us

British High Commission Belmopan

North Ring Road/Melhado Parade
(Entrance via North Ring Road)
PO Box 91

General enquiries
+501 822 2146/2147/2717/2981

Use our contact form for consular enquiries:
For enquiries that are not about consular issues, email:

Monday to Thursday, 8:00am to noon and 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Fri: 0800-1400

Consular section opening hours:
Monday to Thursday: 09:00 to 11:00
Fridays: Closed

Access and opening times