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Posted By: Canukboi

drivers license - 08/11/08 11:09 PM

Wondering if anyone has info on getting a Belizean drivers license.

I had to give my Home country one up and need an international one now, not from my home country.

Any thoughts or comments that may help?
Posted By: SimonB

Re: drivers license - 08/12/08 01:49 AM

I asked about international licences while at traffic last week, was told you now need to be a Belize citizen to get one. Something about they used to allow residents but have stopped that.
Posted By: SimonB

Re: drivers license - 08/12/08 03:33 AM

Tried renting a car with a San Pedro driver's license outside of Belize? Would like to know if it works.
Posted By: Canukboi

Re: drivers license - 08/12/08 04:00 AM

Anyone know if you can drive in Canada and the US with a Belize license?
Posted By: dabunk

Re: drivers license - 08/12/08 04:24 AM

I know you can in the US.
Posted By: SimonB

Re: drivers license - 08/12/08 02:07 PM

Should point out that I'm talking about San Pedro issued licenses that are home made looking laminates not the ones issued in the city.
Posted By: dabunk

Re: drivers license - 08/12/08 02:20 PM

You should see the ones made here in PG! When I renewed this year I brought a new pic, but they cut the old one out of my old license and put it in the new one. Icould have done a better job at home!
Posted By: JZB

Re: drivers license - 08/12/08 02:50 PM

I rent cars in the US and Canada with my San Pedro license and have never had a problem. My license (the past 3 years) even had me marked as Male. (I'm female, by the way) I was even pulled over by the Austin TX Police a couple months ago, and he never even commented on my license. (Although I think I saw a snicker)
I usually rent from Hertz, Avis, and Thrifty.
Posted By: ScubaLdy

Re: drivers license - 08/12/08 04:33 PM

Two months after I got my Belize drivers license I was renting a car in California. I presented my Belize drivers license and the woman laughed and asked if I had made it myself. I laughed and said no. Then she noticed it had expired and I said it couldn’t have; I had just gotten it. She showed it to me.
Thank goodness my California license was still good.
When I got back to San Pedro I went into the traffic and asked “WHY?” They explained that it ALWAYS expires on your birthday following the date of issue. Who would have ever thought of that?
I’m biting my tongue to not make further snide remarks and reminding myself that I love living here.
Posted By: Inplub

Re: drivers license - 08/12/08 09:26 PM

Simon I have used my San Pedro License in England and it worked for me when I rented a car.
Posted By: SimonB

Re: drivers license - 08/13/08 01:39 AM

Thanks, sounds like it does work then. Was worried I'd have problems.
Posted By: Cybercayecaulker.com

Re: drivers license - 08/13/08 03:08 PM

I just used my Belize mainland - out district license to open a bank account in the U.S. and after a close examination it was accepted. And yes, I could have done a better job on my own computer, however, I don't have a typewriter which makes wobbly letters.
Posted By: FEEDthePOOR

Re: drivers license - 09/06/08 05:46 AM

Originally Posted by Canukboi
Wondering if anyone has info on getting a Belizean drivers license.


I had to give my Home country one up and need an international one now, not from my home country.


Any thoughts or comments that may help?



It took me a long time to find this but all your questions are
answered on this thread:


//ambergriscaye.com/forum/ubbthreads.php/topics/256935/1.html


If you really want to expand your freedom you can get dual citizenship and a cheap second passport from a country not far from Belize also.


Expanding your freedom, FEEDthePOOR


Posted By: elbert

Re: drivers license - 09/06/08 02:31 PM

I took a cab all the way down south to have mine renewed and they where closed , I should have called first, any of you guys have the new number?
Posted By: JZB

Re: drivers license - 09/06/08 02:59 PM

226-2046
Posted By: elbert

Re: drivers license - 09/06/08 03:12 PM

Thanks, Its a long way down there .I was surprised.
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