The Duty Exemption Program aims to assist companies within the tourism industry by reducing the expenses associated with improving the services that they offer. The program allows tour operators, tour guides and hotels to receive duty and tax exemption on vehicles and other items.


Duty Exemption Request from your establishment

Accommodation/Tour Operator License

Business Registration Certificate

Pro Forma Invoice

Proof of Tax Receipt

Process Flow

1. Submit Required Documents

Quality Assurance & Industry Standards Department, Belize Tourism Board

2. Vetting Process

Belize Tourism Board forwards completed application to the Ministry of Tourism for vetting within 10 working days.

3. Support Letter Approval

The approved application is forwarded to the Ministry of Finance for final approval.

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