Retire in Belize
Health Safety

Belize is welcoming travelers again. All public health measures at Belize’s land and sea entry points, including proof of purchase for the Belize Travel Health Insurance and proof of vaccination are no longer required. See our Health & Safety page for up-to-date details related to COVID-19 and everything else you need to know in order to have the Belize vacation of your dreams.

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Belize Retirement Qualifications

  • Any person 35 years or older
  • Dependents include spouse and children under 18 years  
  • Must be the beneficial recipient of a retirement income of $2K monthly or $24K annually generated from a source outside of Belize in an approved foreign currency [US Dollar, Pound Sterling, The Euro and Canadian Dollars].
    • Retirement Income includes:
      • Pension
      • Annuity
      • Social Security Benefits
      • Investment Account
      • Inheritance
      • Reverse Mortgage
      • Personal Savings
      • Retirement Contribution Plans
      • And other means of retirement income
  • Must be able to provide a written undertaking to deposit the requisite amount in a bank, credit union or licensed financial institution in Belize
  • Must pass a security clearance check carried out by the Ministry of National Security in Belize
  • Must be able to remain in Belize for a minimum of 30 consecutive days annually.
  • Qualifying Countries include:
    • All Commonwealth countries excluding Belize
    • United States of America
    • Member States of the European Union [EU]
    • Asian-Pacific countries of Australia, Bangladesh, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, New Zealand, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam. 
    • All South American Countries