Tips for Offshore Banking in Belize

Offshore BankingAre privacy issues a concern? Are high tax rates making you nervous? If financial instability, increasingly strict financial rules, tax increases or concerns about retirement are issues you currently face, an offshore account could be the answer. Offshore banking with a bank in Belize is a great solution for many of the issues that investors and retirees are currently facing in our present financial market.

Protect Your Privacy

You might think that all banks have an interest in protecting your privacy. That is true, but only in the strictest sense. While banks in almost every country around the globe are required to keep their customer’s records private to a large degree, the attitude about privacy can differ from country to country.

Whether you are looking to open a personal or company account with a higher level of privacy, doing so with offshore banks could provide valuable peace of mind. When you consider the possibility of opening a bank account, keep the following guidelines in mind:

  • Reputable offshore banks should be more flexible and obliging than a bank in your own country, and they should be customer service-oriented. This is one of the reasons you are choosing to bank offshore.
  • Asking employees of a Belize bank questions about privacy shouldn’t cause the slightest concern. Privacy questions are welcomed and expected. Privacy is one of the main reasons that clients choose to bank offshore.
  • Gather information about privacy legislation as you consider all your options, so you can make informed decisions about the level of privacy you require and are able to ask the relevant questions of your prospective bank.

Save on Taxes

While you’re protecting your privacy, you can also increase your wealth by paying lower taxes. In some cases, you won’t pay any, as this article about Offshore Banking and You explains.


The convenience of opening an offshore account in Belize and investing will surprise you. Offshore banking offers the best of both worlds.

About this author:

Caye Bank

Caye International Bank Limited (CIBL) was granted an Unrestricted "A" Class International Banking License on September 29th, 2003 by the Central Bank of Belize and is regulated by the Central Bank of Belize which set the standards for liquidity and capital adequacy.