Caribbean Tourism

BELIZE: USEFUL INFORMATION

TOURIST OFFICES:

The Belize Tourism Board


P.O. Box 325
64 Regent Street
Belize City, Belize
Tel: 011-501-227-2420
Fax: 011-501-227-2423
Toll free: 1-800-624-0686
Email: i...@travelbelize.org
Website: http://www.travelbelize.org

Belize Tourism Industry Association

10 North Park Street, Belize City
Tel: 501-227-1144
Fax: 501-227-8710
Email: i...@btia.org
Web: http://www.btia.org/

SALES AIDS AVAILABLE:

Hotel Directory, Destination Belize, Belize Friendly & Unspoiled Visitor's Guide, Belize Image Brochure, Belize Posters, Belize Folders, Belize Flag Lapel Pins and Belize Video. Postcards. Video. Postcards. Catch The Adventure Belize Visitors Guides. Illustrated Map. Belize Pin.

ELECTRICITY:

110 Volts AC.

MARRIAGE REGULATIONS:

Couples getting married must reside in Belize for at least three (3) days prior to their application being processed. Proof of citizenship is needed, an original birth certificate with a raised seal, or signed by a notary public, which includes father's name, or a valid passport would all be considered as such a proof. If applicable, proof of divorce (a certified copy or an original copy of your divorce certificate), or a death decree in the event that one of the partners getting married is a widow or widower. Two witnesses needed at the time of the marriage ceremony.

The cost of the license is US$100 per couple plus US$5 administration fee. Consent from a parent is not required if over 18 years of age. A blood test is not required. A marriage ceremony can be performed by a priest, a senior Justice of the Peace being that it is done in the Magistrate’s Court, The Registrar General and a Deputy Registrar General being that it is done at the Registry Department. For more information you can contact the Registrar General’s office by fax at 501-2-70085 or phone at 501-2-72053. Also please visit our website www.belizeweddings.com for more information.

PET REGULATIONS:

Pets entering Belize needs a Health Certificate from a certified Veterinary Clinic from the country of origin, and an Import Permit issued by the Veterinary Clinic in Belize. The contact number is 011-501-2-45230. The name of the veterinarian is Dr. DeShield. Email: desh...@btl.net.

RELIGION/CHURCHES:

Anglican. Protestant. Roman Catholic. Methodist. Seventh Day Adventist.

Useful numbers:

From Belize to the UK: 00 44 + UK area code less the 0 + number
To Belize from abroad: international code is 501
International operator: 115
Directory Enquiries: 113
Fax machines are available at all the BTL offices and many hotels.


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