UAVs are forbidden in Belize for private use. It's only allowed for professional filming/film crews.  

All UAVs will be confiscated at the border. 

Don't take your UAV to Belize, leave it home.



Maximum take-off weight:  

Maximum hight:  

Maximum horizontal distance:  


Distance Airports / Heliports:  

Night flights:   

Prohibited:  For private use 


It's not possible to fly a UAV as a tourist.


As a commercial flyer you need a permit from the Department Civil Aviation, 2 months before you are entering the country

you must arange a permit. 


The application form must have the following information:

- Company you are filming for

- Arrival date

- Locations to film 

- Copy pasport from the UAV pilot

- Movie permit from the Belize Film Commission

- UAV application form (ask it from: and/or

  After this, send all above to the 2 email adresses. 


On arrival you must go to the Aviation Autority (First Floor Philip Goldson Airport). price of the permit is 12 USD (30 BZE). 


Useful links:

- Belize Department of Civil Aviation  

- Belize Film Commission