The Belize Fisheries Department hereby informs the PUBLIC that it will commence with the renewal of fisher folk licenses on January 4th, 2017. A grace period for renewals will be in place until January 31st, 2017.

Commercial Fishing Vessel owners are hereby informed that vessels must comply with the requirements under the VESSEL COLOR CODING SCHEME under the Managed Access program by January 31st 2017. Paint can be obtained from the Belize Fisheries Department offices in Belize City and Punta Gorda.

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