The U.S. Embassy in Belize City will transfer its operations to the new Embassy in Belmopan in November, 2006. To meet the demands of this move, the Consular Unit will be closed to the public beginning November 13 through November 24, 2006. U.S. citizens requiring emergency assistance during this time should call the U.S. Embassy Belize City phone number (country code 501) 227-7161 which will be manned 24 hours a day during the closure. Emergency phone calls will be routed to the Duty Officer for assistance.

All consular operations will re-open on November 27, 2006, 8:00 a.m. at the new Embassy in Belmopan which is located on Floral Park Road. Hours of Operation will be:

American Citizen Services, including Notarials

Monday through Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., and 1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Friday 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Non-Immigrant Visas

Monday through Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Immigrant Visas

Monday through Thursday 1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

For additional information prior to November 15, please contact Cindy Gregg, consul, at 227-7161, ext 222.

If you are planning to visit Belize, please register with our Embassy by accessing http://www.travel.state.gov. This website will also provide you important information regarding safety practices while traveling abroad