Retire in Belize
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Belize Retirement Qualifications

  • Any person 35 years or older
  • Dependents include spouse and children under 18 years  
  • Must be the beneficial recipient of a retirement income of $2K monthly or $24K annually generated from a source outside of Belize in an approved foreign currency [US Dollar, Pound Sterling, The Euro and Canadian Dollars].
    • Retirement Income includes:
      • Pension
      • Annuity
      • Social Security Benefits
      • Investment Account
      • Inheritance
      • Reverse Mortgage
      • Personal Savings
      • Retirement Contribution Plans
      • And other means of retirement income
  • Must be able to provide a written undertaking to deposit the requisite amount in a bank, credit union or licensed financial institution in Belize
  • Must pass a security clearance check carried out by the Ministry of National Security in Belize
  • Must be able to remain in Belize for a minimum of 30 consecutive days annually.
  • Qualifying Countries include:
    • All Commonwealth countries excluding Belize
    • United States of America
    • Member States of the European Union [EU]
    • Asian-Pacific countries of Australia, Bangladesh, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, New Zealand, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam. 
    • All South American Countries