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Belize Employment Laws & Practices

Belize does not encourage foreigners to work in Belize. It is necessary to apply for residency, which can be initiated after living in Belize for six months. A fee of $100 US and a possible refundable deposit is required for this application. Potential employers are required to prove that they attempted but were unable to fill the position with a Belizean national, before petitioning the Labor Department.[1]


[1] Id. at 54.