Belize Tourism Board (BTB) has revised the COVID-19 entry requirements for travelers arriving into the country by air, land borders and sea ports.

Effective March 1, 2022, fully vaccinated travelers, who can show proof of vaccination, are no longer required to present a negative COVID-19 test for entry to Belize. In addition, all curfew mandates have been removed and wearing masks in outdoor spaces is no longer required.

Other important entry protocols still in place include:

  • Proof of a negative PCR test result taken within 72  hours of arrival or a negative Antigen Rapid test taken within 48 hours of arrival must be presented if unable to show proof of vaccination, or if the traveler is unvaccinated.
  • A COVID-19 test will be administered at the airport for a fee of USD $50 pp, if no negative test is presented.
  • Mandatory testing will be administered at land border points and sea ports for unvaccinated travelers. No test result taken prior to arrival will be accepted at the land borders or sea ports.
  • All international visitors must purchase Belize Travel Health Insurance and complete the Customs and Immigration form provided on all flights to Belize.
  • Belizean nationals, permanent residents, long-stay non-nationals, diplomats, military personnel, Peace Corps, airline crews, travelers with QRP status and persons entering Belize for less than 24 hours are exempted from this mandatory insurance.
  • All international tourists must book their stay in Belize at a BTB Approved Property (hotel or accommodation) and present confirmation at immigration.
  • If not fully vaccinated, or unable to show proof of vaccination, children ages 5 and older will be subjected to SARCoV2 testing for entry to Belize.

For more information, visit belizetourismboard.org.

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