Import quarantine inspections for Belize

Not all goods can be imported into Belize freely. Belize Customs has a list of goods that require a quarantine inspection before importation.

The Belize customs department has released a list of items that require this quarantine inspection upon importation. It does not matter how you enter Belize, be it through air, by land or over seas.


The list is as follows: 
  • Live plants – Includes trees, shrubs, herbaceous plants root, and bulbs.
  • Fruits and vegetables – Fresh, canned or processed.
  • Live animals.
  • Animal products and subproducts – Fresh, frozen, smoked canned cured dried or salted meat, meat meal, hams, turkeys, sausages, bacon, lard, oil and derivatives, blood and derivatives, meat and bone meal, hooves, skull bone for trophies or musiums, hides, skin, wool, hair bristle or feather, semen, milk and milk products, butter, cheese and eggs.
  • Nursery stock and cuttings.
  • Cut flowers.
  • Grains – wheat, rice and corn sorghum.
  • Seeds.
  • Legumes – Beans peas.
  • Cultural and Biological organism e.g. insects.
  • Spices.
  • Nuts – peanuts and almonds.
  • Herbs.
  • Soil – rocks and minerals.
  • Packing material – straw, hull, hay, stalk and stems.
  • Used Vehicles – imported by sea.
  • Fertilizer – organic or inorganic.
  • Lumber.
  • Animal feed.
  • Veterinary Biological Products – Vaccines, serums antigen, hormones and enzymes.