How to Get a Tourist Visa for Belize

Belize Tourist Visa

Belize Tourist Visa

When I think of Belize, I think of pristine, turquoise waters and beautiful beaches of the Caribbean Sea.  If you are reading this, most likely, you are planning a trip to Belize for tourist purposes.  Foreign nationals of a lot of countries (including the United States) don’t even need to get a tourist visa before arriving.

I’ll break everything down for you below about how to go about getting the Belize Tourist Visa.

Go to my Belize visa page for information on how to get a different type of visa for Belize.

Visa required for U.S. citizens before you go to Belize:  No.  No visas are required for citizens of the United States for visits of up to 30 days, but you must have onward or return air tickets and proof of sufficient funds to maintain yourself in Belize (i.e. latest bank statement)

  • Belize allows visitors a maximum of one month’s stay in the country before they require an extension obtained through the Belize Ministry of Defense and Immigration.
  • No specific immunizations are required for visitors to Belize.

Visa required for non-U.S. citizens before you go to Belize:  Nationals of the following countries do NOT require a visa to enter Belize for stays of up to 30 days.
Nationals of all other countries REQUIRE a visa to enter Belize.

Find your closest consulate

If you’re inside the U.S., there are two main hubs where visas can be obtained:

Embassy of Belize
2535 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20008

Consulate General of Belize
4801 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 250
Los Angeles, CA 90010

If you’re outside of the U.S.:  Click here.

Gather documentation and fees
  • You will have to check the website of the embassy or consulate you found in the step above for your required documents.
  • The best list of required documents and fees if you are applying within the U.S. is here.
Submit information
  • Submit your required materials and fees from Step 2 to the embassy or consulate you found in Step 1.
  • If you want to apply by mail, enclose a self-addressed prepaid return envelope.
Receive your visa

Congratulations! The Embassy of Belize will give to you your brand new Belize visa.

Vaccination information

Don’t get sick!  Check vaccination requirements here.

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