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Fisher Folk License Renewal Dates 2018 #527675
12/13/17 12:30 PM
12/13/17 12:30 PM
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Marty Offline OP

Marty  Offline OP

Commercial Fisher Folk License Renewal

The Belize Fisheries Department hereby informs the PUBLIC that it commence the renewal of fisher folk licenses on January 3. 2018 A grace period for renewals will be in place until January 31, 2018.

Fishers are advised to bring along all pertinent documents upon renewal of fisher folk licenses on January 3, 2018.

Fishers are advised to bring along alpertinent documents upon renewal to facilitate the process.

Licensing will be carried out for the following communities at the Belize Fisheries Office in Belize City on the dates specified below.

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a) Fishers must submit their ORIGINAL expired fisher folk license.

b) Fishers must present the ORIGINAL AND COPY of their valid Social Security Card, valid Passport or Voters I.D.

c) Each fisher must present a utility bill which must be in the fisher's name or otherwise authorized from the utility bill holder/landlord and signed and sealed by a Justice of the Peace (JP). If the fisher does not have access to utilities and thus to utility bills then a letter from a JP certifying their address is needed.

d) Fishers must fill and sign a Fisher Folk RENEWAL application form.

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* Naturalized Belizeans Must present Nationality documents.
* No exceptions will be made for incomplete documentation.
* No permits will be issued to minors.

In case of loss of Fisher Folk and/or Vessel license, the fisher must present the receipt issued by the Police Department or the report stating the loss of the license (Fisher Folk and/or Vessel license).

Commercial Fishing Vessel License

Commercial Fishing Vessel owners are hereby reminded that vessels must comply with the requirements under the VESSEL COLOR CODING
SCHEME and the CATCH DATA SUBMISSION requirements under the Managed Access program.


a) Fishers must submit their ORIGINAL expired vessel license

b) Owner or master of the vessel must present ORIGINAL valid commercial Fisher Folk license. If the master of the vessel (Captain) is not the owner of the vessel, an authorization from the owner, signed and sealed by a Justice of the Peace must be presented in order to renew the vessel license.

c) Must present ORIGINAL AND COPY of the vessel's valid Sea Worthy Certificate issued by the Belize Port Authority.

d) Fishers must fill and sign a vessel RENEWAL application form.


1. No further Issuance of licenses will be done after March 31,

2. Application for NEW LICENSES will be received from January
3rd to January 31st and will be processed starting February 1st

3. The licensing section is open from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. from
Monday to Friday (on regular working days).

Thank you for your collaboration and support!

Re: Fisher Folk License Renewal Dates 2018 [Re: Marty] #529957
04/18/18 12:11 PM
04/18/18 12:11 PM
Joined: Oct 1999
Posts: 65,137
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Marty Offline OP

Marty  Offline OP
Extension for Issuance of Fishing Licenses

The Belize Fisheries Department hereby reminds the public that it will cease the issuance/renewal of fisher folk and vessel licenses for the year 2018 on April 30, 2018. This is an extension of the March 31, 2018 deadline stated in the announcement of the opening of the renewal process in January. Furthermore, fishers are advised that they must be in compliance with the following:

Each vessel captain must comply with the filling of the Catch Log Book on every trip and submit to a fisheries officer out at sea or at a Fisheries Department office;

All vessel captains/owners must comply with the vessel color - coding scheme;

No permits will be issued to minors

For additional information please contact the Fisheries Department office at telephone number 224-4552 / 203-2623 or email [email protected]

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