Xunantunich ruins, Belize — Shutterstock

COVID-19 travel restrictions: Belize

Travel restrictions


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This article was published on May 13, 2022, and all the information in the article is correct as of this time. Before you book your trip, we highly recommend that you also check official sources for the most up-to-date travel requirements, as they are subject to constant change.

Can I enter Belize?

As of April 2022, Belize is open to travelers from all over the world. Nevertheless, several COVID-19 restrictions are in place.

A girl exploring Cahal Pech Mayan Ruin, San Ignacio, Belize — ShutterstockThe Cahal Pech Mayan Ruin in San Ignacio — Shutterstock

Can I enter Belize if I am vaccinated?

You can enter Belize if you are vaccinated. You are considered fully vaccinated at least 14 days after completing your vaccination course.

As of April 2022, the following vaccines are approved in Belize:

  • Pfizer 
  • Moderna
  • Astra Zeneca
  • Sinopharm
  • Johnson & Johnson

Travel documents if I am vaccinated 

  • A document confirming your vaccination status
  • A mandatory health insurance 

Can I enter Belize if I am unvaccinated?

You can enter Belize if you are unvaccinated. 

Travel documents if I am unvaccinated 

If you are unvaccinated, please present one of the following documents:

  • Mandatory health insurance and 
  • A negative PCR test result no older than 72 hours or a rapid antigen test no older than 48 hours before departure to Belize or
  • A proof of recovery from COVID-19 that is between 11 and 180 days old

If you can not obtain a COVID-19 test before departure, you will be able to get tested upon arrival in Belize. The test on arrival costs $50.

Can I leave Belize?

Both vaccinated and unvaccinated travelers can leave Belize and travel to any country. Please check the requirements of your destination country in advance to make sure you are allowed to travel. 

Travel documents if I am vaccinated 

  • A document confirming vaccination status

In addition, please check the necessity of the COVID-19 negative test presence in your destination country. Several countries demand tests anyway.

Travel documents if I am unvaccinated

  • A certificate of recovery from COVID-19 (no more than 180 days old before the day of crossing the border of a particular country)
  • A negative COVID-19 test result (the relevant period and kind of test may vary, please check the requirements of the destination country)

COVID-19 situation in Belize currently

As of April 2022, around 51% of the total Belize population has been fully vaccinated. The COVID-19 situation in Belize is relatively safe now. 

The Mask Temple — Mayan city of Lamanai, Belize — ShutterstockThe Mask Temple at the archaeological site of Lamanai — Shutterstock


Is it safe to travel to Belize right now?

International travel to Belize is safe now. Local COVID-19-related restrictions are basic:

  • Wearing masks indoors
  • Keeping safe distance

Is Belmopan open for travel now?

Belmopan is open for travel now. It is possible to visit the city’s main attractions without strict restrictions.

Do I have to quarantine if I go to Belize?

As of April 2022, only travelers that have tested positive are obliged to undergo a mandatory 10-days self-isolation.

How do I get a health pass to travel to Belize?

All travelers are required to install Belize Travel Health App.

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