Minimum Wage Rates
The minimum wage rate for Belize is BZ $ 3.30 per hour for all category of workers. The new minimum wage rate became effective on 26th May 2012.
Applications for work permits can be obtained from the Department of Immigration. The Director of Immigration, after a review period of approximately six weeks, recommends the approval of the permit.
The completed Temporary Employment Permit application form can be submitted along with three passport-size photos, a Bz$20.00 stamp, application fee, and a recommendation letter from the proposed employer.
Application fees are as follows:
- Professional workers: Bz$2,000.00 (US$1,000)
- Technical workers: Bz$1000.00 (US$500)
- Self-employed workers: Bz$2,000.00(US$1,000)
- General Workers Bz$500.00(US$250
For Further Information Contact:
Departments of Immigration & Nationality
Work Permit Clerk/Permanent Residency
City of Belmopan
Cayo District, Belize
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com