U.S. Citizen Services

General Information

The American Citizen Services (ACS) Unit of U.S. Embassy Belmopan’s Consular Section provides a wide range of services to U.S. citizens visiting or residing in Belize.  Please contact the consular Section at ACSBelize@state.gov or 822-4011 x4201

Emergency Services – Arrests, deaths, serious illness, or victims of crimes.  Can be provided during normal duty hours Monday – Friday 8:00a.m. – 5:00p.m as well as through the after-hours emergency number 610-5030.

Nonemergency Services – Normally by appointment unless a Consular Officer is able to make an exception for extraordinary circumstances. Passport renewals: Monday, Wednesday and Thursday afternoons 1-3 pm. notary services: Tuesday mornings (9:00a.m. – 11noon); Consular Reports of Birth Abroad: by appointments only.

No appointment necessary – Voting in U.S. elections, enrolling in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program, Tuesday mornings (8:00a.m. – 11:00a.m.).

Passport pickup – Monday, Wednesday and Thursday (1:00p.m. – 4:00p.m.)

Other Information

If you have a complex inquiry or unusual situation and would like a separate appointment please call 822-4011 x4201 or send an email to ACSBelize@state.gov  If at any time you do not reach a member of the consular section by phone please leave a voicemail; the section handles a high volume of daily inquiries at the interview window and via email and telephone and may be occupied at the time you call, but your concerns are important to us and we will return your inquiry.  From the United States please dial 011-501-822-4011 x4201

Alerts and Messages

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