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Citizenship Process by Descent

3-step guide

Step 1: Gather required documents

Step 2: Submission of application

Step 3: Informed of completion of certificate

Step 1: Gather required documents

For the submission of your Citizenship by Descent application, you’ll generally need:

  • your birth certificate
  • evidence that you qualify for Belizean Citizenship by Descent. See Do I Quality for details
  • must provide original and copies of these documents to complete your application

You will need to bring the required documents when you submit your application. We’ll retain your original birth certificate for the duration of the process.

Step 2: Submission of application

Submission can be made in person or by an authorized party.

Applications for Belizean Citizenship by Descent may be submitted at any Immigration Office in Belize or at any Belizean diplomatic or consular mission.

Step 3: Informed of completion of certificate

Your application will be vetted by the Nationality Department in accordance to the Belizean Nationality Act. You will thereafter be contacted on the outcome of your application.