January 16, 2023

BREAKING: Nine Chinese nationals face deportation after arriving in Belize illegally, claiming residency

The three men and six women were previously held by Ladyville Police but are presently being questioned by Immigration Department officials.
January 6, 2023

BREAKING: Ramon Cervantes moved from Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration to Ministry of Sustainable Development

Minister of State Ramon Cervantes Jr, who previously worked with Senator Eamon Courtenay at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration, moves over to shadow Orlando [...]
December 24, 2022

Ministry of Immigration to address passport demand

According to Channel 7 News, the Ministry will provide official information at a later date, but to date, it is not clear how many of the [...]
November 30, 2022
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Scam reported at Northern Border – Couple charged “entry fees” into Belize

According to the reader, she was conducting business at the Immigration Department office at the Western Border on Tuesday, and while in line the husband and [...]
November 13, 2022

Immigration Department moves against latest Haitian arrivals to Belize

Immigration authorities have opened an investigation into their arrival and they are presently detained by Ladyville Police.
October 25, 2022

Passport fees to stay the same, no increase at this time announces Minister of Immigration

Cooler heads apparently prevailed, at least for now, on the issue of potentially lifting the price of a passport.
October 23, 2022

New EPICS passport system to be launched on Monday in Belmopan, new fees still not settled

After weeks of waiting, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration is hailing a new era in ease of service and security.
October 19, 2022

International News: Venezuelan migrant crisis: More than seven million have left home since 2015, but the U.S. expels hundreds to Mexico under new plan

Despite their new challenges, the exodus has not let up and according to David Miliband, president of the International Rescue Committee, the resulting crisis is shaking [...]