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Due To the UK Government implementing a new lockdown for the United Kingdom to try to bring COVID-19 under control, the staff of the Belize High Commission will only be working remotely per the instructions from the UK Government.

Please do not post any documents to the Mission during the new lockdown. The Belize High Commission cannot be held responsible for missing documents. 

All Consular Matter queries can be emailed to

Other queries can be emailed to

Due to COVID-19, new procedures for the acceptance of applications have been implemented. 

1)  Vetting process.  In order for the application process to be accepted, you must scan and email all documents for vetting to

After you complete the application process kindly send us all documents in a file Subject:  “Complete passport application for vetting” or “Complete nationality application for vetting”.

2) Prepayment process. All fees are non-refundable.

3) Courier of documentation (this step can only be carried out once the applicant receives an email from the Consular Services Officer with instructions to follow).

4) After documents are received by the Consular Services Officer and all documents are deemed correct, the applicant will: 

– In the case of a passport application, an appointment will be provided to capture biometrics. 

– In the case of a nationality application, the applicant will receive a confirmation email that the documents are correct and ready for onward processing. 

Please take into account that the response time for vetting applications is between 3-4 business days (Monday-Friday). Please take into account that the Mission is closed to the public on UK and Belizean holidays.

The Belize High Commission hereby underscores the need for the application package to be complete. The Belize High Commission’s personnel are unable to accept a package unless it is complete and as requested by the Department of Immigration of Belize.


Prime Minister of Belize

Juan Antonio Briceño, affectionately known as Johnny Briceño (born July 17, 1960), won the general elections and was sworn in as Prime Minister on November 12, 2020. He becomes the fifth Belizean politician to serve as the Prime Minister of Belize.

He serves as Leader of the People’s United Party (PUP) since 2016. He was Leader of the Opposition from 2008 to 2011 and from 2016 to 2020. From 1998 to 2007, he served as Deputy Prime Minister under Prime Minister Said Musa.

In 1993, Johnny Briceño was elected to the National Assembly as the representative for the Orange Walk Central division; in 1994 he ran in the municipal elections in Orange Walk Town and served as a member of the Town Council for two terms from 1994 to 2001.

In 1994 he was elected Co-Chairman of the People’s United Party; in 1996 he was elected as Deputy Party Leader and he became the youngest Belizean ever to become Deputy Leader of the People’s United Party.


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