The Central Bank of Belize and COVID-19

The Central Bank of Belize has responded to the COVID-19 crisis by quickly deploying actions to support the Belizean economy and financial system.

Find all the information on the Central Bank of Belize's response to the crisis.

Central Bank Announces Adjustment to Opening Hours
The Central Bank temporarily reduces its operating hours to reduce its Staff's risk of exposure to COVID-19.

Additional Exchange Control Approvals Procedures
Procedures for submission of Exchange Control Approvals during COVID-19.

Exchange Control Approvals
Procedures and requirements to apply for an XCH1 permit.

FRAUD ALERT - Counterfeit Belize Currency Notes
Alert to inform the public of the circulation of counterfeit Belize currency notes.

Government of Belize Treasury Notes Offering
Treasury notes offering with use of proceeds to COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund.

Central Bank Announces Social Distancing Measures
The Central Bank temporarily reduces physical access to the Central Bank compound to contain COVID-19.

Domestic Banks to Remain Open amid Quarantine
All domestic banks are expected to remain open to the public during the state of emergency.

Financial Sector Measures amid COVID-19 Pandemic
The Central Bank releases a set of monetary and macro-prudential instruments in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Guidance Notice to all Banks and Credit Unions
The Central Bank announces forbearance measures for customers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic