The Government of Belize has announced that the nationwide State of Emergency ended on Friday 4 September. Regulations remain in force to prevent, control, contain and suppress the spread of coronavirus. The statutory instruments that set out the requirements in Belize can be found here
and include: The wearing of mask
s and social distancing remains mandatory at all times.No gatherings of more than 10 persons. No private parties with people outside your household. Pubs, bars, nightclubs, discotheques, rum shops, casinos and gaming establishments are closed. Restaurants can open for delivery, take away or drive through only. Gymnasiums are closed. No competitive sporting events or recreational contact sports. Walking, running and cycling is allowed
as long as social distancing protocols imposed. No church services or other services of worship. No social events. Spas, beauty salons and barbershops are allowed
to operate with appointment only subject to social distance protocols. No owner or manager of a business, office or establishment to allow any person to enter that business, office or establishment without wearing a face mask
. Schools are closed. The Belize authorities will be strictly enforcing the statutory instrument measures. Anyone (or organisation) who violates these measures may be liable for large fines and imprisonment for up to one year including for: Not social distancing. Not wearing of mask
s. Public transport, public services and commercial companies being held accountable for customers who do not adhere to the law in their establishments. Entering Belize illegally. Caught with contraband goods from those who entered Belize illegally. Bribing any member of the security forces. Members of the security forces extorting money from individuals.
The wearing of face mask
s and social distancing is mandatory at all times. Public transport and public services have resumed and commercial businesses are open (with a maximum of 10 people). This includes shops, hotels, and restaurants (not to dine in). Protocols have been put in place to adhere to social distancing and hand sanitising on entry. Please follow the guidance at each location.
requirement at government designated site- subject to PCR
You may need to quarantine
, subject to testing
, at your own expense
. If you receive a positive test
result you will be put into mandatory quarantine
for a minimum of 14 days at an approved quarantine
hotel at your own expense
negative certification required for entering the country.
Travellers should take a COVID-19 PCR test
within 72 hours of travel. Those who present a negative PCR test
upon arrival will be able to utilize the ‘fast track’ entry lane for much faster arrival processing. Travelers who do not have a negative test
will be required to undergo testing
by the Ministry of Health upon arrival at their own expense
. Those who test
positive will be quarantine
d in a government facility. All travelers to Belize must wear a face mask
at all times.