BUSINESS AND PLEASURE BLEND IN BELIZE
Work Where You Vacation is an amazing opportunity for those who’ve been working remotely, whether only recently or for years, to take their laptops and their talents to a more beautiful place-Belize! From 9 to 5, you’ll be able to get down to business just as you would at home…only with a much better view. Then, when it’s time to log off for the day, you’ll discover an entire country’s worth of natural wonders, exciting activities, rich cultures and delicious cuisine to enjoy. If you have children, this program lets them learn where you vacation as well, with all kids under 18 eligible to enroll in Belize’s outstanding school system. So read on, and see why Work Where You Vacation is the perfect way to spend six months living in, working from and falling in love with Belize
PARADISE HAS ITS PERKS
We’ve made it surprisingly simple to relocate to Belize for six months. The Work Where You Vacation program includes:
Work permits waived for participants
Student permits waived for children of participants
Special offers on activities, entertainment and accommodations through Work Where You Vacation lodging partners.
Plus, Belize has been among the world’s best at taking health and safety precautions during COVID-19, even being awarded the Safe Travel Stamp from the World Travel and Tourism Council.
WORKING IN BELIZE WON’T BREAK THE BANK
Compared to other destinations offering similar programs, the cost of doing business from Belize is relatively low. You’ll find our accommodations, dining and general cost of living affordable, and the cost of applying to and enrolling in the Work Where You Vacation program is just $500 per adult and $200 per child under 18 years of age.
READY TO ENROLL?
We’re not surprised. The chance to live and work in Belize is hard to pass up. Luckily, the process is simple. To begin:
• Apply online with our Immigration Department
• Await your approval
• Travel to Belize with your travel documents
• Pay the Work Where You Vacation fee at the airport
• Spend 180 days experiencing Belize
WAIT, AM | ELIGIBLE?
The short answer-probably. Our requirements are fairly easy to achieve, as we’d like to extend a warm welcome to as many people as possible. To be eligible for the Work Where You Vacation program, you must:
• Show proof of employment outside of Belize (min annual income of $75,000 for individuals, $250,000 for couples/families)
• Share a notarized banking reference and statement of account
• Supply a clear criminal record (no more than 6 months old)
• Possess a valid passport
• Carry a travel insurance policy (min. US $50,000 coverage)
PLACES TO STAY
Traveling to BELIZE IS AS EASY AS 1, 2, 3
Updated March 17, 2021
PLAN YOUR VISIT
For ease of processing, we encourage you to download and complete the Belize Health App within 72 hours of arrival.
You are required to complete the Customs and Immigration form that is provided to you on your night to Belize
International Tourist must book a stay at a Gold Standard hotel and present confirmation at immigration
Does not include QRPS. Belizeans & permanent residents, foreign homeowners, long-stay non-nationals. VERS (visiting friends and relatives)
Belize is now accepting proof of COVID 19 immunization, Travellers should have completed Full immunization 2 weeks or more prior to travel.
Negallve COVID-19 POR TEST taken within 96 hours of travel
Negative rapid test (Rapid Antigen. Sofia, SD Biosensor and ABBOTT (Panbio) Taken within 48 hours of travel
*if no test is presented, a COVID-19 test will be administered at the airport. (USD $50 per passenger)
ENJOY YOUR STAY
Follow all safety protocois and enjoy your Belize experience.
Take COVID-19 test prior to departure at any of the approved testing centers throughout Belize,