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Facts about Belize

Over 50% of Belize falls within nature preserves and wildlife sanctuaries. The country is known for its abundance of nature reserves which houses a host of wildlife. Birders, nature lovers, and adventurers can enjoy the spectacular view of about 570 species of wildlife ranging from cutter ants to tapirs to noisy monkeys, shy jaguars, and the national bird of Belize, the keel-billed toucan. Belize is also known to have the second largest Barrier Reef in the world, after Australia’s. Scuba divers and snorkelers have the luxury of spending time with over 500 species of tropical fish. On the islands in the country, tourists can enjoy their time kayaking, windsurfing, stand-up paddle boating, swimming, fishing or just lazing around. Belize is also a perfect destination for adventurers, as tourists can enjoy hiking in national parks, zip lining through the jungle canopy, and exploring caves.
 
The tourism industry is now the second largest industry in Belize and the Belizean government aims to use the strength of the tourism industry to alleviate poverty in the country. The country receives an average of 1 million tourists each year. With the focus of the Belizean Government on tourism, this number is set to increase in the years to come.
 
Foreigners are required to declare sums of $5,000 on entry and exit from the country. Drug-related crimes attract severe punishment which may include huge fines or lengthy prison sentences.

Basic Travel Requirements for Filipinos visiting Belize

  • An original passport valid for at least 6 months
  • Two passport-sized photographs (2½ by 2½ inches or less than 2 by 1½ inches) in width and height.
  • Copies of travel itinerary and/or airline round trip tickets
  • Proof of accommodation (Hotel reservations, the contact information of friends or relatives in Belize)
  • Proof of financial capability
  • The embassy working hours is 9:0 am to 4:00 pm (Mondays-Fridays)
  • Bank statements within the last six months issued from the bank
  • Income tax return
  • Paid visa application fees
  • Medical Insurance
  • Fully accomplished and signed visa application form (you can also get it from the consulate)

Types of Belize Visa

Types of Visa Processing Time Duration of Stay
Business Visa 6 days 30 days
Tourist Visa 6 days 30 days
Work Visa 2-4 weeks 6 months

Visas of Belize Fees

Visa Type Sub Type Visa Fees
Business Visa 25.00 (BZD)
Tourist Visa 25.00 (BZD)
Work Visa Not available

FAQs about Visas of Belize

Can I drink tap water in Belize ?

Yes, In major urban areas tap water in Belize is considered safe to drink. Outside larger cities and towns, hotels may use wells or rainwater collection tanks in which case water should be boiled or treated. Many hotels will provide drinking water for guests.

When is the best time to travel to Belize ?

The best time to visit Belize is during the dry season, December to April. Temperatures are cooler and there is little rainfall. Between June and December, it is hotter and more humid.

What is the official language of Belize ?

English remains the official language of Belize, but the most diverse language in Belize is Kriol (Belizean Creole). Other languages spoken include Garifuna, Mandarin, Spanish, and Maya.

What is the best way to get around Belize ?

The best ways to get around Belize are by car, water taxi and plane. Taxis and rental cars are the most hassle-free mode of transportation around Belize City. Cabs and cars are also the easiest way to get to and from Belize City's Municipal Airport (TZA) just outside the city center or Philip S.W.

What requirements does a Cameroonian working in the Philippines needs for tourist visa to Belize ?

Can i travel to belize without a visa and could i process my visa there in Belize? ?

3 Visas of Belize found

Business Visa from Philippines to Belize

This visa is issued to the Philippines traveling to Belize for business purposes Two passport photographs with a white background. Duly accomplished visa application form Payment of visa fees Proof of business contract. An invitation letter from the organization Evidence of sufficient funds to finance stay Medical insurance Proof of accommodation Holders of this visa can sign contracts and attend meetings.

Category: Visas of Belize, Visa, Business visa

Tourist Visa from Philippines to Belize

This visa is issued to the Philippines traveling to Belize for tourism A valid passport valid for six months beyond your stay in Belize Duly accomplished visa application form If invited, a letter of invitation from the host should be provided. Flight itinerary Proof of accommodation/hotel reservation Medical insurance Two passport photographs with a white background Payment of visa fees Travel itinerary Bank statement within the last six months

Category: Visas of Belize, Visa, Tourist visa

Work Visa from Philippines to Belize

This visa is issued to the Philippines traveling to Belize for work purposes Visa application form completely filled by the applicant Eight Passport Photographs with a white background A clean criminal record track Educational qualifications should be provided A letter of employment from the organization in Belize Proof of accommodation Current status (if married, proof of marriage certificate) Curriculum vitae and certificate of experience Payment of visa fees Medical insurance

Category: Work visa, Visas of Belize, Visa