Guyana Visa

Guyana Visa

Do you need a visa to visit Guyana? Find your nearest Guyana Embassy.

Our Guyana Visa Guide will teach you everything you need to know about Guyana’s visa policy for people from all over the world, including different types of visas, particular requirements, visa sponsorships, visa fees, and more. It is critical to have a scheduled flight ticket in hand before applying for a visa to Guyana.

Who needs a visa to visit Guyana?

All visitors require a visa, with the exception of citizens of the following nations:

  • Commonwealth Countries
  • Belgium
  • Denmark
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Republic of Korea
  • Luxembourg
  • The Netherlands
  • Norway
  • Portugal
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • The United States of America.

Countries not listed above are required to obtain a visa to enter Guyana.

For more information on visas to Guyana, you can visit their Embassy page.

Entry into Guyana

Citizens contemplating international travel should consider the ongoing danger of testing positive for COVID-19 while abroad and should purchase travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage. In recent years, the Zika Virus (a mosquito-borne disease similar to dengue) has spread throughout Central and South America and the Caribbean. Currently, there are no indications of a Zika Virus outbreak in Guyana. Citizens of Ireland, particularly those with a compromised immune system or women who are pregnant or trying to become pregnant, are advised to consult the Health Protection Surveillance Centre’s website for guidance.

Eligibility to apply for a Guyana visa

The criteria to apply for a Guyana visa is straight forward. If you follow the criteria to tick off your documents, you should have no problem in obtaining your visa. The criteria is listed below.

Hold a passport valid at least six months on entry with one blank visa page.

Hold proof of sufficient funds.

Hold proof of onward/return airline tickets.

Hold documents showing proof of purpose of trip.

Hold all documents required for the next destination.

Processing time for Guyana visas

Visas will be issued for a term of three years and may be renewed; the processing time is approximately one month from the day of your application.

Appointment waiting times

Visa appointment wait periods can vary from situation to situation. The seasonal volume of work and number of waiting applicants also affect the projected duration of the wait. However, the bulk of wait periods range between 60 and 120 days. It is crucial that you schedule your appointment and obtain your visa well in advance of your trip.

Who can visit Guyana without a visa?

The following Countries can enter Guyana without a visa.

  • Belgium
  • Denmark
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Republic of Korea
  • Luxembourg
  • The Netherlands
  • Norway
  • Portugal
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • The United States of America.

 

For detailed information on specific parts of the general visa process, you can refer to the links below to find the answer to your query. If you are unable to find any particular information, please contact us via email.

Guyana visa types

The visa types available in Guyana are Tourist, student, employment and business. Each visa serves for different purposes of travel, so it is important to ensure you have applied for the correct visa for your stay. Each visa is priced differently as they are all for different visits to the Country.

What to do if your Guyana visa is refused?

People regularly ask us how we can “guarantee” the issuance of a visa. Because all final decisions are made by embassies, there is no way to obtain a 100 percent guarantee. All you can do is ensure that your application is as strong as possible. Simply get in touch with us if your visa application has been declined. You may have the right to contest the decision.

People also asked...

Thanks to online job portals and national publications, finding employment in Guyana may be pretty simple. Newspapers like as the Stabroek News and the Guyana Chronicle are widely disseminated across the nation, and both provide extensive employment sections listing jobs in a range of industries.

If you intend to get permanent residency in Guyana as an expat, you must apply for a residence visa. Typically, a residence permit is valid for one year, however it is possible to obtain one for up to three years. Residence permits may be renewed for up to three years.

A person is considered to be a resident of Guyana if he or she resides in the country for more than 183 days per year, resides permanently, or plans to reside there permanently while in Guyana.

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