How to invest in Treasury Notes and Bonds

Treasury notes and bonds are interest-earning securities issued and guaranteed by the Government of Belize. Notes have maturities ranging from one to 20 years, while bonds have maturities for periods of 10 to 30 years or more.

What are the benefits of investing in Treasury notes and bonds?

In the event of immediate access to funds, the Central Bank of Belize guarantees a market for individual investors. In addition, notes and bonds in the current environment generally pay a comparative rate of return when considered next to savings and certificates of deposits at commercial banks.  Finally, the interest income derived from the investment is tax-free.

Who can purchase Treasury notes and bonds?

This market is open to all small investors. However, the market is dominated by institutional investors (such as banks, insurance companies and pension funds).

Steps to bid on Treasury notes and bonds
1. Complete Treasury notes and bonds application form
2. Submit completed form

Email completed application form to [email protected].

Or send the application form in a sealed envelope to:

            Treasury Note Tender
            Central Bank of Belize
            Investment & Reserve Management Unit
            Gabourel Lane
            Belize City, Belize

Forms must be received by 12:00 noon on the date specified in the notice.

The Central Bank of Belize will inform all potential investors of approval status of the tender.


3. If successful, make payment.

Successful bidders should arrange to settle via the Automated Payment & Securities Settlement System of Belize (APSSS).

Bank: Central Bank of Belize
Account: GL1CORP0402627

If you have any further questions, please contact the Investment and Reserve Management Unit of the Central Bank of Belize.