Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy Belmopan, Belize (05-Oct-2021)
Event: Updated Curfew Hours and COVID-19 Restrictions.
The Government of Belize has announced pandemic-related, updated curfew and movement restrictions in Belize, which began at midnight on Sunday, October 3, 2021.
- A daily curfew is in effect across the country from 9:00 p.m. to 4:00 a.m. Persons violating curfew hours will be fined.
- Restaurants, bars, diners, and other similar establishments may offer dining-in services by reservation only, for no more than 50% of its seating capacity, for fully vaccinated persons only.
- Restaurants that have proper ventilation or a restaurant that is an open-air restaurant, outdoor restaurant may offer dining-in services by reservation only, for no more than 75% of its seating capacity, for fully vaccinated persons only.
- All casinos are closed.
- All churches are closed for in-person worship.
- Contact sports are prohibited.
Please stay informed of all Government of Belize announcements related to pandemic conditions and continue to follow COVID-19 mitigation guidelines, such as frequent hand washing, wearing a protective facial mask, social distancing, and self-isolating if you experience symptoms or are exposed to COVID-19. Please visit the Embassy’s COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Belize.
Actions to Take:
- Consult the CDC website for the most up-to-date information.
- For the most recent information on what you can do to reduce your risk of contracting COVID-19 please see the CDC’s latest recommendations.
- Visit the COVID-19 crisis page on travel.state.gov for the latest information.
- Check with your airlines or cruise lines regarding any updated information about your travel plans and/or restrictions. We strongly encourage all travelers to Belize to purchase travel insurance that would cover medivac transportation to the USA.
- Visit our Embassy webpage on COVID-19 https://bz.usembassy.gov/covid-19-information/ for updated information on conditions in Belize.
- Visit the Department of Homeland Security’s websiteon the latest travel restrictions to the United States.
- U.S. Embassy Belmopan, Belize