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.

Urgent assistance

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. If you’re in the UK and worried about a British national in Belize, call 020 7008 1500.

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 due to travel in the next 24 hours, contact us as soon as possible.

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.

Once you have contacted us, you will be advised to book an appointment for an emergency travel document at British High Commission Belmopan.

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.

Our people

Peter Hughes OBE

Peter Hughes OBE

British High Commissioner to Belize

Contact us

British High Commission Belmopan

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

Belmopan
Belize

General enquiries
brithicom@btl.net
Consular enquiries
belize.consulate@fco.gov.uk

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