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How to get and adult passport

An adult passport application is for persons sixteen (16) years and over.

6-step guide

Step 1: Gather original documents

Step 2: Get your passport photo

Step 3: Ask someone to be your recommender

Step 4: Complete your application

Step 5: Submit your application and pay the fee

Step 6: We’ll tell you when your passport is ready

Step 1: Gather original documents

For the submission of a renewal or new passport, you’ll generally need:

  • your birth certificate
  • evidence that you’re a Belizean citizen
  • identity documents with your photo and signature.
  • documents that prove any change of name

You’ll need original and copies of these documents to complete your application.

You’ll need to bring the documents when you submit your application. We’ll retain all documents and return originals to you when we deliver the passport.

 

Step 2: Get your passport photo

Make sure you comply with our photo specifications.

Step 3: Ask someone to be your recommender

Your recommender

  • must be an adult born Belizean or Belizean by Descent who has know you for more than a year.
  • must be a holder of a valid Belize Machine Readable Passport.

For your application, you’ll need your recommender’s full name, address, phone number, and current valid passport details and a copy of his/her passport.

The recommender must sign Form 3 and the back of your passport photo.

Form 3 must be accompanied by BZ$1.50 postage stamp.

Step 4: Complete your application

You need to complete the Belize Passport Application for Persons 16 years and over

The application form must be signed and dated by the applicant.

Step 5: Submit your application and pay the fee

Submit your application and pay the passport fee at any of the Nationality and Passport Department offices or a Belizean diplomatic or consular mission authorized to accept passport applications .

In some locations, you may need to book an appointment.

Bring your application form, your photo, and whatever original documents you need.

Step 6: We’ll tell you when your passport is ready

On the date of your submission, we will tell you when you can come by the office and pick up your passport.

Allow about three weeks to have the passport ready for delivery. Note that oversea application delivery time may be longer, contact the Belizean diplomatic or consular mission where you made your submission for delivery time details.

You will need a photo identification upon delivery of your passport.