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ALL APPLICANTS, ESPECIALLY THOSE TRAVELLING TO THE UK FROM ABROAD, ARE URGED TO ENSURE THAT THEY HAVE SECURED AN APPOINTMENT WITH THE CONSULAR OFFICE BEFORE MAKING TRAVEL PLANS

ALL APPLICANTS MUST ENSURE TO SECURE AN APPOINTMENT WITH THE CONSULAR OFFICE BEFORE COMING TO THE BELIZE HIGH COMMISSION, LONDON

Updated 30/01/08 - IMPORTANT NOTICE
FOR ALL PASSPORT APPLICANTS


The Belize High Commission cannot guarantee that passports will be processed within the time stated and will not accept liability for any loss incurred as a result of delays in processing or delivery.

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ALL APPLICATIONS and SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS MUST BE IN ENGLISH

Applying for a Belize Passport

1. THIS FORM SHOULD BE CLEARLY WRITTEN IN PRINT WITH BLACK OR BLUE INK.

2. SECTION 1 AND 4 OF THIS FORM MUST BE COMPLETED BY ALL APPLICANTS.

3. SECTION 2, 3 AND 5 MUST BE COMPLETED BY THOSE WHOM THEY APPLY.

4. THE OFFICIAL LANGUAGE IS ENGLISH AND ALL DOCUMENTS SUBMITTED MUST EITHER BE IN ENGLISH OR BE ACCOMPANIED BY A CERTIFIED ENGLISH TRANSLATION OF THAT DOCUMENT.

Authentication of application

The application form must be authenticated and sponsored in section 6 by a member of the House of Representatives, Permanent Secretary, Justice of the Peace, Minister of Religion, Medical or Legal Practitioner, Notary public, or Head of any Department of the Government of Belize.

In the case of a person applying abroad at a Belizean Embassy, High Commission, Consulate or Consular Agency, authentication must be by a registered Medical or Legal Practitioner, Notary public, or Minister of Religion.

Photographs

Two same copies of a recent [within three(3) months] photograph must be submitted with the application form. These photographs must be taken front face without the covering of the head, hairline, or ears.

The size of the photographs must not be more than 21/2 by 11/ 2 inches or less than 2 by 11/2 inches. They must be printed on normal thin photographic paper and must not be glazed on the reverse side. As with the form, the recommender is required to endorse the reverse side of one of the photographs with the words: "I certify that this is a true likeness of the applicant (Mr., Mrs., Miss)................." and add his signature and date it.

N.B. All photographs submitted with an application become the property of the Government of Belize.

Documents to be produced

If the applicant is:

a) a Belizean by birth [born in Belize] - birth certificate from the Registrar General's office or previous passport.

b) a Belizean by descent [born outside Belize to Belizean parent(s)] - (i) birth certificate from native country and (ii) his/her naturalization by descent document or other evidence of Belizean nationality.

(c) a Belizean by registration [born outside Belize but has become a citizen] - (i) native birth certificate or passport and (ii) his/her Belize nationality certificate.

(d) a married woman - marriage certificate.

(e) a divorced woman wishing to revert to her maiden name - divorce certificate.

A change of name other than by marriage must be substantiated by the production of documents showing that a bona fide change has been made for all purposes.

Fees:

The charge:

(a) Ordinary passport [32 pages] - £110.00

(This includes the cost of courier service to submit documentation to our Belmopan Headquarters and the cost of the return of the new passport to the High Commission and on send to the applicant.)

All fees are payable in cash when done in person. However, if the application is made by post, fees must be paid in the form of a Bank Draft, British Postal Order or International Money Order made payable to the Belize High Commission (A receipt will be issued for all monies received).

The completed form with all necessary documents, photographs, and fee must be presented personally or with a properly certified note of authority at the immigration and passport Office, Belize City or at the immigration Offices in the district towns. Forms may be obtained from any of these offices or can be downloaded from here.

Applicants living abroad may send their forms to the nearest Belizean Embassy, High Commission, Consulate, or Consular Agency.

Passport applications are normally processed within two weeks.

Applications for passports should reach the local offices at least seven working days before that on which the passport is required. In the case of persons applying abroad, this is determined by the Embassy, High Commission, Consulate or Consular Agency. Back to Top

 

Application Forms

Download Belize Passport Application Form | Download Belize Passport Application Instructions

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Passport Fees

  • Ordinary passport [32 pages] - £110.00

Other Fees:

  • Registration of Nationals by Descent - £110.00
  • Authentication of Documents - £35.00 ( 25.00 for Students)
The Belize High Commission cannot guarantee that passports will be processed within the time stated and will not accept liability for any loss incurred as a result of delays in processing or delivery.

Fees are payable in advance in Pounds Sterling in CASH (if applying in person), BANK DRAFTS or INTERNATIONAL MONEY/POSTAL ORDER. Bank Drafts or International Money Orders should be made payable to the Belize High Commission. Personal cheque's will NOT be accepted. *Applicant’s passport and any original documents, will be sent by post using recorded delivery, unless otherwise requested. Completed applications and supporting material should be sent to the attention of the Consular Section. Receipts will be issued upon payment.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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