Belize City, Belize – June 25th, 2021- The Belize Port Authority is pleased to announce the opening of its Placencia Office located near the Placencia Pier, next to Go Sea Tours.  With this new location, the Authority will be able to expand its services to better serve the maritime public.

The Authority currently has established offices in Belize City (Main Office), San Pedro, Punta Gorda, Big Creek and now Placencia.

Services beIng offered at the Belize Port Authority’s Placencia Office include but not limited to:

  • Registering and Licensing of Vessels
  • Change of Vessel Ownership
  • Renewal, Lateral, Upgrade, Practical and First Time Issuance of Certificate of Competency (Master’s License)
  • Boarding and Clearance of Vessels

Placencia Office: 

Tel: (501)-222-5665/5666  Ext. 258



Opening Hours:  Monday to Thursday – 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Fridays –    8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

                                       Weekend on calls for boarding and clearance of vessels only

The Belize Port Authority thanks you for continued support and encourages you to take full advantage of our services.

We hope to see you there!

For more information, kindly contact

Belize Port Authority

Tel: (501)-222-5665/5666 or

Email:     Website:

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