Belize & Ambergris Caye Help

Getting or replacing a Belize Drivers License

After my last move I somehow could not find where my Belize drivers license got packed and I searched high and low to no avail.  I happened to explain the situation to one of my traffic police friends and he told me exactly what to do to order a replacement.

I had to go to the police station and fill out a form and pay $8.00 then bring it back to the traffic department. This was so they had a police verified record on file of why I did not turn in my old license, which is a requirement to get a new one. Following that I went back to the traffic department ground floor of the San Pedro Town Council office and handed them the form. They immediately started processing my request and had me go upstairs to the cashier to pay for a new license.

Surprisingly from the time I found out what my next step was till I had my new license in hand was 20 minutes. I did not face one line up and I was able to use the same picture from the old one – I had felt like it could have easily been a mugshot day ha ha.

Wondering if you qualify for a Belize Drivers License?

In order get  Belize license, you need to be or have one of the following.

  • A valid drivers license from the country you came from (or you will have to take the driving test all over again.)
  • A permanent (not temporary) work permit.
  • Qualified Retirement Persons status (QRP.)
  • Belize Residency or Citizenship.

Cost of a Belize License

The cost of a license is $60.00 BZD a year and you can purchase up to 3 years maximum for $180 BZD. Providing you do not need to take the test, they take your picture and make your license right on the spot.


Traffic dept ground floor door behind the traffic police.

Tacogirl

0 (0)
Article Rating (No Votes)
Rate this article
Attachments
There are no attachments for this article.
Comments
There are no comments for this article. Be the first to post a comment.
Full Name
Email Address
Security Code Security Code
Related Articles RSS Feed
Motorcycle riding tips
Viewed 373 times since Mon, Nov 7, 2016
What is the law on carrying a load in your vehicle?
Viewed 756 times since Thu, Jun 9, 2016
I will come to Belize by car from Guatemala and back. What I need and where is the Carpark during my stay in San Pedro or Caye Caulker?
Viewed 2545 times since Thu, Apr 24, 2014
Can I get a driver’s license or a renewal if I have outstanding tickets?
Viewed 4593 times since Thu, Jan 21, 2016
Are vehicle permits transferable?
Viewed 220 times since Thu, Dec 1, 2016
Are you required to carry your drivers license?
Viewed 548 times since Thu, Jun 9, 2016
Driving directions from San Ignacio to Placencia, Belize
Viewed 308 times since Fri, Dec 16, 2016
How do I get around town?
Viewed 12257 times since Sat, Dec 30, 2006
What is the speed limit on Ambergris Caye?
Viewed 213 times since Wed, Feb 22, 2017
Where can i get my car fixed in Cayo?
Viewed 3975 times since Sun, Apr 5, 2009