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Entering Belize by Foreign Tourists Through Land Borders

Posted By: Marty

Entering Belize by Foreign Tourists Through Land Borders - 08/13/21 10:45 AM

Updated August 6th, 2021

Testing Requirements:
- Effective Monday, August 9th, 2021, all travellers entering Belize through the Northern and Western Borders will be administered a Rapid Test for COVID-19 by the Ministry of Health and Wellness, at their own expense. NO external COVID-19 PCR or Rapid Test will be accepted at these points of entry.

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Posted By: Marty

Re: Entering Belize by Foreign Tourists Through Land Borders - 02/16/22 05:48 PM

Travel Alert U.S. Embassy Belmopan, Belize (15-Feb-2022)

Location: Belize Event: Updated Land and Sea Border Entry Requirements for Belize

Effective February 7, 2022, land and sea borders re-opened to all persons qualified to enter Belize. All travelers entering Belize through land and sea borders must take a Rapid Test for COVID-19, administered by the Ministry of Health and Wellness, at their own expense. No externally obtained COVID-19 PCR or Rapid Test will be accepted at these points of entry. Travelers exiting and returning to Belize the same day do not require testing unless exhibiting flu-like symptoms.

Land borders are now open daily from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. More information on entry and exit requirements is available at the Belize Tourism Board website. (https://belizetourismboard.org/.../belize-covid-19.../)

NOTE: Effective February 15, 2022, all foreign tourists entering Belize must present evidence to Belizean immigration officials of Belize Travel Insurance coverage (in addition to any travel insurance a traveler may elect to purchase independently). (https://belizetourismboard.org/news-and-gallery/belize-covid-19-travel-updates/)

If you are visiting or living in Belize and have not yet enrolled in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP), you are strongly encouraged to do so. STEP is a free service to allow U.S. citizens and nationals traveling and living abroad to enroll their trip with the nearest U.S. Embassy or Consulate. (https://step.state.gov/)

Assistance:

- U.S. Embassy Belmopan, Belize

-Floral Park Road, Belmopan, Cayo, Belize
- +501 822-4011
- [email protected] or [email protected]
-https://bz.usembassy.gov/

- State Department - Consular Affairs
-888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

- Belize Country Information (https://travel.state.gov/content/tr...el-Country-Information-Pages/Belize.html)
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