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Passports: All visitors to Belize must present a valid passport before entering the country.The connecting hub from Mexico to Belize is Chetumal, Quintana Roo. From Chetumal, take the San Pedro Belize Express water taxi from Muelle Fiscal (Municipal Pier). Travelers through Mexico can either take the ADO bus to Chetumal or fly from Mexico City to Chetumal on Interjet. Boats leave daily at 3:30 p.m. and the rate is $30US.
Visas: Nationals from the European Union plus the following countries do not need a visa to enter Belize: Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, Mexico, New Zealand, Norway, United States and Venezuela.
Additional documentation: Single parents travelling with minor children (16 and under) require a notarized letter of authroization from the other parent, or if deceased, a death certificate. Belize has had a rash of kidnapping victims brought to the country and this is sometimes a requirement by the airlines prior to being allowed to board any flight into Belize.
Crossing the Border at Chetumal by Vehicle
Border name: Santa Elena or simply Chetumal
Between cities: Subteniente Lopez (Chetumal), Mexico and Santa Elena (Corozal), Belize
Cost for visas: $0
Cost for vehicle: $5 USD for fumigation, $23 USD for 2 weeks insurance
A very effiecient and smooth border crossing even by vehicle.The steps:
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