U.S. Citizen Services

Effective Tuesday March 24, 2020, U.S. Embassy Belmopan has suspended routine consular services.  For emergency American Citizens Services, including emergency passports, please visit our website for additional information https://bz.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/passports/apply-u-s-passport-2/

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.

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.

Non-emergency 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.

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 send us an email to ACSBelize@state.gov

Alerts and Messages

COVID-19 Information
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