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Belize Travel Restrictions

49.38% of citizens have been vaccinated decrease from 49.38% last week
Most visitors from New Zealand need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result to enter Belize.

Belize entry details and exceptions

Most travelers can enter Belize, but there are restrictions. Travelers are recommended to have travel insurance with COVID-19 coverage before traveling to Belize.


Outgoing travel to BelizeTravelling from New Zealand to Belize

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Visitors from New Zealand must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 96 for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 48 Antigen (quick-test) hours before departing to Belize.

Details and exceptions

Travelers under the age of 5 are exempted from this requirement.

Travelers can take the test on arrival instead but they must check with their airline before traveling.

Unvaccinated travelers who arrive without a negative COVID-19 test result are required to take a COVID-19 test on arrival at their own expense. This requirement does not apply to travelers under the age of 5 and travelers who are fully vaccinated.

Quarantine requirements

Visitors from New Zealand are not required to quarantine after entering Belize.

Details and exceptions

Unvaccinated travelers arriving without a negative COVID-19 test result are required to take a test on arrival. Travelers who test positive must quarantine for 14 days.


Return travelReturning to New Zealand from Belize

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travellers returning from Belize must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departure to New Zealand.

Details and exceptions

Exemptions apply to the following:

1. Children who are under two years of age.

2. Individuals who can present a medical certificate verifying they have been examined no earlier than 72 hours prior to departure and have been determined to be unable to undertake a test for medical reasons but do not exhibit symptoms of COVID-19

3. Individuals with past (recovered) cases of COVID-19 who have a positive 72 hour or less test result, but have a medical certificate for showing that the individual is no longer considered by a medical practitioner to be infectious with COVID-19

Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from Belize will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering New Zealand.

Details and exceptions

Travelers to New Zealand from all countries, except eligible passengers from a quarantine-free travel zone (Niue and Cook Islands), must complete a 14-day stay in a managed isolation or quarantine facility.

Quarantine-free travel for Australian passengers are temporary suspended until further notice.

Documents
Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher

Travelers are required to obtain a Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher confirming their place in a managed isolation facility before boarding a flight to New Zealand.


FAQs

  • Most visitors from New Zealand need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Belize.

  • Vaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Belize with a negative COVID-19 test result.

  • Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Belize with a negative COVID-19 test result.

  • Travelers coming from New Zealand will need a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 96 for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 48 Antigen (quick-test) hours before departure.

  • Travellers from New Zealand are not required to quarantine.

  • Mask usage in Belize is required in public spaces.

  • Restaurants in Belize are open. Bars in Belize are open.