Social Security Registration

Applicable audience: All persons or entities who employ one or more persons must register for social security with the Belize Social Security Board.  The application must be made within seven (7) days of employing an employee.

 

Procedure on Social Security Registration:

  1. To register as an employer, the applicant completes and submits the Application Form with the Certificate of Incorporation or Business Name Certificate to an office of the Belize Social Security Board.
  2. The Data Entry Clerk inputs the data into the system and an Employer and Business Number is generated.
  3. The data is then verified by another officer.
  4. After verification, the Data Entry Clerk prepares the Social Security card which will include the registration number and mails it to the employer.

 

Weekly Contributions Payable by Employed Persons and Employers

BZD$

 

 

Amount of Weekly Contributions

Rate of Contribution

 

Actual Weekly Earnings

Weekly Insurable Earnings

Employer

Employed Person

Total Contribution

Employer

Employee

1

Under 70.00

55.00

3.57

0.83

4.40

6.50%

1.50%

2

70.00 to 109.99

90.00

5.85

1.35

7.20

6.50%

1.50%

3

110.00 to 139.99

130.00

8.45

1.95

10.40

6.50%

1.50%

4

140.00 to 179.99

160.00

9.65

3.15

12.80

6.03%

1.97%

5

180.00 to 219.99

200.00

11.25

4.75

16.00

5.63%

2.38%

6

220.00 to 259.99

240.00

12.85

6.35

19.20

5.35%

2.65%

7

260.00 to 299.99

280.00

14.45

7.95

22.40

5.16%

2.84%

8

300.00 and over

320.00

16.05

9.55

25.60

5.02%

2.98%

9

***

2.60

0.00

2.60

        ** Applied to employed persons (60 – 64 years) who have received a retirement benefit and all employed persons 65 years and older.

 

Social Security Board of Belize

www.socialsecurity.org.bz

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