Alert – U.S. Embassy Belmopan, Belize

Location:  Belize Event:  U.S. Embassy Belmopan will resume regular American Citizen Services.  Beginning Thursday September 24, 2020, the American Citizen Services Unit at U.S. Embassy Belmopan will resume regular passport, notary, and consular report of birth abroad services for American citizens in Belize.  To make an appointment for these services please follow the instructions at https://bz.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/ Please …

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Alert – U.S. Embassy Belmopan, Belize

Location:  Belize Event: Voting reminder for the 2020 U.S. Elections  Register to vote and request your absentee ballot at FVAP.gov now for this year’s elections: The following states have elections in the next 90 days: P- Presidential Primary; S- State Primary; D- District Primary; T- Territory Primary Note: This information is current as of September 9, 2020. Election dates …

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Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy Belmopan, Belize

Location:  Belize Event:  Multiple United Airlines repatriation flights and re-opening of Philip Goldson International Airport.   The Government of Belize has announced Philip Goldson International Airport (PGIA) will reopen for commercial flights on Thursday October 1, 2020. United Airlines and the Government of Belize will continue to provide repatriation flights from Belize City to Houston, …

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Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy Belmopan, Belize

02 SEP 2020 Location:  Belize Event:  HURRICANE ADVISORY UPDATE 3: TROPICAL STORM NANA WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 2020 08:00 AM The U.S. Embassy in Belmopan will be closed tomorrow as Tropical Storm Nana is moving toward the coast of Belize.  On the forecast track, Nana will be moving near but north of the coast of Honduras …

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Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy Belmopan, Belize

Location:  Belize Event:  HURRICANE ADVISORY: TROPICAL STORM NANA WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 2020 08:00 AM A Hurricane Watch is in effect for the entire coast of Belize. A Hurricane Watch means that hurricane conditions are possible within the watch area, in this case within the next 24 to 36 hours. Tropical Storm Nana will be moving …

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Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy Belmopan, Belize

Location:  Belize Event:  ADVISORY # 2: TROPICAL STORM NANA TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 1, 2020 08:00 AM The National Hurricane Center has identified a Tropical Cyclone that is projected to impact Belize in the next few days.  (Approximately in 48 hrs.)  Tropical storm Nana continues to move quickly westward across the central Caribbean Sea. Locally heavy rains …

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Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy Belmopan, Belize

Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy Belmopan, Belize (20-AUG-2020) Location:  Belize Event:  ADVISORY # 1: POTENTIAL TROPICAL CYCLONE DEVELOPMENT IN THE WESTERN CARIBBEAN            THURSDAY, 20TH AUGUST 2020 as at 10:00 a.m. The National Meteorological Service (NMS) of Belize and the National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) hereby advises the general public that the tropical front that is approaching …

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Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy Belmopan, Belize

Location:  Belize Event:  Additional United Airlines repatriation flights from Belize. The Government of Belize has announced the postponement of the opening (originally planned for Saturday August 15, 2020) of Philip Goldson International Airport.  Therefore, United Airlines and the Government of Belize are continuing to provide a weekly repatriation flight from Belize City to Houston, TX …

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Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy Belmopan, Belize

Location:  Belize Event:  Multiple United Airlines repatriation flights from Belize.   United Airlines and the Government of Belize are providing a weekly repatriation flight from Belize City to Houston, TX every Friday until Philip Goldson International Airport opens on Saturday August 15, 2020.  Flights are planned for the following dates (7/10, 7/17, 7/24, 7/31, 8/07, …

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Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy Belmopan, Belize

(18-JUN-2020) Location:  Belize Event:  Flooding and road closure due to excessive rain  ***See the attached Flood Advisory from the Belize National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) for contact information. *** FLOOD ADVISORY NO 1 JUNE 18TH 2020 930 AM FLOOD WARNING:  The public is advised not to travel on many secondary roads in the rural areas, and in particular on two of our major highways, …

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Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy Belmopan, Belize

Location:  Belize Event:  This is notification of multiple United Airlines repatriation flights from Belize in June.   United Airlines and the Government of Belize are providing repatriation flights from Belize City to Houston, TX during the month of June 2020.  Flights are confirmed for Friday June 12, Friday June 19, and Friday June 26. United …

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Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy Belmopan, Belize

Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy Belmopan, Belize (15-MAY-2020) Location:  Belize Event:  This is notification of a possible United Airlines repatriation flight from Belize.   There is an unconfirmed United Airlines flight for Friday May 22, 2020 pending Government of Belize approval. Reservations are being accepted at www.United.com . United Airlines Flight UA 2421 departs Belize City on …

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Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy Belmopan, Belize (06-MAY-2020)

Location:  Belize Event:  There are currently two United Airlines repatriation flights from Belize to the United States. The airport and all borders in Belize remain closed. We are grateful to United Airlines and the Government of Belize for providing these flights.  Flight 1 – Thursday May 7, 2020: United Airlines Flight UA3023 departs Belize City …

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Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy Belmopan, Belize (04-MAY-2020)

Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy Belmopan, Belize (04-MAY-2020) Location:  Belize Event:  United Airlines flight UA3023, which departs Philip Goldson International Airport (PGIA) on Thursday May 7, 2020 at 12:00 noon and arrives in Houston at 15:30 pm, is fully booked. If you are a passenger on this flight, please read the following important information concerning your …

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Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy Belmopan, Belize (29-APR-2020)

Location:  Belize Event:  This message is to make you aware of two possible upcoming repatriation flights departing from Belize. First, there are seats available on a confirmed WestJet Airlines flight departing from Belize City to Toronto, Canada on Wednesday May 6. See the information below from the Honorary Consulate of Canada for additional requirements for …

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Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy Belmopan, Belize

Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy Belmopan, Belize (14-APR-2020) Location:  Belize Event:  United Airlines flight UA3042, which departs Philip Goldson International Airport on Thursday April 16, 2020 at 12:00 noon and arrives in Houston at 15:28 pm, is fully booked. If you are a passenger on this flight, please read the following information to protect you and …

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Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy Belmopan, Belize (12-APR-2020)

Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy Belmopan, Belize (12-APR-2020) Location:  Belize Event: The United Airlines repatriation flight previously scheduled for April 14, 2020 has been rescheduled to April 16, 2020.  United Airlines flight UA3042 departs Philip Goldson International Airport at 12:00 noon and arrives in Houston at 15:28 pm. Please go to www.United.com for information on the flight. …

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Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy Belmopan, Belize (08-APR-2020)

Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy Belmopan, Belize (08-APR-2020) Location:  Belize Event:  We have a confirmed flight departing Belize. United Airlines Flight UA3024 departing Belize City on Tuesday, April 14, 2020 at 12:00 pm (noon) and arriving in Houston, TX at 15:28 pm.  United Airlines is providing a repatriation flight for U.S. citizens and family members departing …

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Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy Belmopan, Belize (25-MAR-2020)

Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy Belmopan, Belize (25-MAR-2020) Location:  Belize Event:  U.S. Embassy Belmopan reminds everyone to maintain a high level of situational awareness at all times, especially during these difficult times of COVID -19. Crimes of opportunity tend to increase when people feel they have no options and believe the police are occupied with other …

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Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy Belmopan, Belize (24-MAR-2020)

Location:  Belize Event:  Philip Goldson International Airport in Belize City is now closed for commercial transportation for a minimum of 30 days.  U.S. Embassy Belmopan is compiling a list of persons seeking to leave Belize.  If you are a U.S. citizen who is considering returning to the United States from Belize, please enroll in STEP …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Belmopan, Belize (March 20, 2020)

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Belmopan, Belize (20-MAR-2020) Location:  Belize Event:  The Department of State has issued a Global Level 4 Health Advisory for COVID-19. The Department of State has no higher priority than the safety and security of U.S. citizens overseas. While there are still no confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in Belize, the COVID-19 National Oversight Committee announced today additional …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Belmopan, Belize

Location:  Belize Event:  The Department of State has issued a Global Level 4 Health Advisory for COVID-19. The Department of State advises U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19.  In countries where commercial departure options remain available, U.S. citizens who live in the United States should arrange for immediate return to the United …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Belmopan, Belize (March 16, 2020)

The Department of State advises U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19.  In countries where commercial departure options remain available, U.S. citizens who live in the United States should arrange for immediate return to the United States, unless they are prepared to remain abroad for an indefinite period.  …

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COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Information Last updated: [09/01/2020] Country-Specific Information: Belize is currently under a State of Emergency with limited internal travel allowed and certain communities with high COVID-19 infection rates on complete lockdown. The international airport, land borders and seaports remain closed. Grocery stores and other stores are currently open with limits on the number of shoppers …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Belmopan, Belize

Location: Southside Belize City, Belize Event: On September 4th, Belize’s Governor General declared a state of emergency for areas of Southside Belize City. The state of emergency is effect for the next thirty days. Police and Belize Defense Force will enforce check points throughout the south side and have increased authorities to detain individuals. Actions …

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U.S. Passport Execution Fee Will Increase

U.S. Passport Execution Fee Will Increase to $35 Effective April 2, 2018, the passport execution fee will increase from $25 to $35. The $10 execution fee increase only applies to U.S. passport applicants using the DS-11 form, such as first-time applicants over 16, children under 16, and applicants who re-apply after reporting their previous passport …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Tsunami Warning

The NOAA Pacific Tsunami Warning Center is reporting an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.6 occurred north of Honduras at 8:52pm Central time on Tuesday, January 9, 2018.  Based on all available data, hazardous tsunami waves are forecast for some coasts.  Tsunami waves reaching 0.3 to 1 meters above tide level are possible for …

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