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2011 Holidays*


Jan 1 - New Year's Day

Jan 17 - Martin Luther King Day

Feb 21 - President's Day

Mar 7 - National Heroes & Benefactors Day

Apr 22 - Good Friday

Apr 25 - Easter Monday

May 2 - Belize Labour Day

May 23 - Sovereign's Day

May 30 - Memorial Day

Jul 4 - U.S. Independence

Sep 5 - U.S. Labor Day

Sep 10 - Battle of St. George's Caye Day

Sep 21 - Belize Independence

Oct 10 - Pan American Day

Nov 11 - Veteran's Day

Nov 19 - Garifuna Settlement Day

Nov 25 - Thanksgiving Day

Dec 26 - Christmas Day

Dec 27 - Boxing Day


*The Consulate of Belize in Los Angeles will be closed on the dates indicated above in observance of American and Belizean holidays. 

If a holiday falls on a Saturday, the Consulate will be closed the preceding Friday. 

If the holiday falls on a Sunday, the Consulate will be closed the following Monday.



Frequently Asked Questions

        Find the answers to frequently asked questions here.

Q. What are your business hours?

A. Our Business hours are:  Monday – Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and Friday 9:00 am – 4:30 pm.  See the Contact Us page.

Q. I have an emergency - can I renew my passport in less than the one week processing period?

A. Sorry but expeditious passport services are not available at this time. Please contact the office for additional information.

Q. What are Passport processing times?

A. With all required documents submitted, Renewal of/New Passports is accepted in the office of the Consul General. Applications are then sent to Belize for processing. Turn-around time is between 2-3 months.

Q.  If I have an immigration appointment, can I get my Passport replaced in less than the ninety (90) day waiting period?

 A. Yes expeditious passport service is available. Please contact the office.

Q. Can I apply for a birth certificate at your office?

 A.  No, a birth certificate can be obtained at the General Registry in Belize only.  However, you can obtain a birth certificate application at the Consulate’s office.

Q. How many pictures do I need to submit for a new passport?

A. You do not need to bring any passport pictures with you into the office. Pictures are included in the electronic passport package. Pictures must be taken electronically in the Consulate's office.



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