Payment Services & Exchange Control Approvals

The Payment Services & Exchange Control Approvals Department aims to protect and foster an image of credibility, excellence and prestige through professional and superior banking and financial services.

The Payment Services & Exchange Control Approvals Department provides banking and financial services to the Government of Belize, statutory bodies, foreign and local institutions, and members of the public.

The Payment Services & Exchange Control Approvals Department performs these core functions:

  • Manages and issues notes and coins
  • Provides banking services to the Central Government, other public sector entities and financial institutions
  • Operates the national payment and securities settlement system
  • Processes and approves applications for foreign exchange