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Entry requirements

The following countries do not need Visas to Visit Guyana

  • North America
    The United States of America and Canada
  • Western Europe
    United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Ireland, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Luxembourg, The Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Norway, Finland, Switzerland and Sweden
  • Commonwealth
    Australia and New Zealand
  • Asia
    Japan, The DPRK and the Republic of Korea

Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Jamaica, Montserrat, St. Lucia, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, and Trinidad and Tobago.

In the United States of America, applications may be sent to either of the following offices:

Embassy of the Republic of Guyana
2490 Tracy Place, N.W.
Washington , D.C. 20008
Tel: 202) 265-6900 Fax: (202) 232-1297
Consulate General of Guyana
370 7th Avenue 4th Floor
Seven Penn Plaza
New York, N.Y. 10001
Telephone: (212) 947-5110
Fax: (212) 947-5163
E-mail N/A


  1. Application for visas must be made on the prescribed forms at those overseas missions and consulate offices which are authorized to issue visas. Application forms are free of charge.
  2. Applicants residing in countries or states where there are no Guyana Missions or consulate offices are required to route their journey so as to be able to uplift a visa at a convenient point en route to Guyana.
  3. Applications for visas may be also done through the mail.


  • The following documents shall be presented when applying for a visa:-
  • Completed visa application form in triplicate;
  • Valid passport (at least six months validity);
  • Three recent passport size photographs;
  • Evidence of sufficient funds for the duration of the visit, or proof of other satisfactory arrangements of applicant's support while in Guyana; and
  • If travelling to take up employment or to reside in Guyana , a letter of approval from the Ministry of Home Affairs must be presented.

The completed application form, as well as evidence of travel plans, shall be submitted to the Guyana Embassy or any Guyana Consulate for consideration. If an interview is required, the applicant will be informed of the date and time.

The following are visa fees in US dollars:

  • Tourist $30
  • Business (one entry) $40
  • Business (Multiple C 3 months) $50
  • Business )Multiple C 1 year) $75

Applications received via the mail must be accompanied by a Money Order in the value of US$6.00 to cover the cost of registered return postage.


  • There is no assurance that a visa would be issued, and any preparation or plan made for the journey would be done at the applicant's own risk.
  • Failure to complete the form properly as well as to provide supporting documents will delay the processing of the application.
  • Under normal conditions, applications for visas should be submitted six weeks in advance of the proposed date of travel.
  • the granting of a visa does not necessarily guarantee entry into Guyana. Entry will be dependent upon satisfying the usual Immigration requirements/procedures at the port of entry.
  • A visitor who without permission breaches his/her condition of entry while in Guyana may become eligible for deportation.
  • Employment could be paid or unpaid, and includes religious occupation

Persons wishing to extend their visas may apply at the Ministry of Home Affairs, Georgetown, Guyana .

This Information was obtained from the Government Information Agency.