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Visa Details

Official Website and Apply Online: https://www.travelbelize.org/work-where-you-vacation/

  • ๐Ÿ“† Duration: 6 months with the option to renew.
  • ๐Ÿ’ต Visa Fee: USD 250
  • โฑ๏ธ Application processing: 1 week
  • ๐Ÿ’ฐ Income requirements:
    • Individual: USD 75,000
    • Couples & families: USD 100,000
  • ๐Ÿ›‚ Eligibility: Foreign nationals who are self-employed or employed by a company outside Belize.
  • ๐Ÿฆ Taxes: Tax exempt for the first 183 days in a 365-day period.
  • ๐Ÿงพ Background checks: Must provide evidence of a clean criminal record.
  • ๐Ÿฅ Health insurance: Travel health insurance is requiredโ€”we recommend Safety Wing.
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Belize Work Where You Vacation Visa

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Ambergris Caye, Belize Photo by Meritt Thomas

Belize's Work Where You Vacation visa allows individuals and families to live and work in Belize for six months. To qualify, applicants must have a minimum annual income of $75,000 for individuals or $100,000 for couples/families.

The family program provides a work permit plus a student permit for children and special offers on activities, accommodations, and entertainment.

With English as its national language, it's easy for digital nomads to communicate and integrate with the local community. Belize's digital nomad hotspots include Umaya Village and Caye Caulker, offering the country's best remote work amenities and community experiences.

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Snorkeling in Caye Caulker, Belize Photo by Wouter Naert

The country offers many outdoor activities, from diving in the world's second-largest coral reef to exploring Mayan ruins and jungles.

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Xunantunich Mayan Ruins, Belize Photo by Stephanie Klepacki
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