FRENCH GUIANA: DOCUMENTS
Documents: To enter French Guiana for tourism, all you need is a passport or identity card valid for travel abroad. If you go for business reasons, in addition to your passport / identity card valid for travel abroad, you must have a residence permit to be requested from the Prefecture. Even children and minors must have a personal passport.
Entry visa: Not necessary for European citizens. Citizens of other countries may be required to apply for a visa.
For the documents needed to travel in French Guiana we always recommend checking the official website of the country.
FRENCH GUIANA: HEALTH INSURANCE, TRAVEL INSURANCE, AND MEDICAL ASSISTANCE
Healthcare: Hospitals in the capital are generally good. However, health and travel insurance is always recommended.
Vaccinations: Compulsory for yellow fever.
FRENCH GUIANA: MOBILE PHONES AND INTERNET
Telephones: The international dialing code for French Guiana is 00594.
Mobile Phones: The technology used in the French Guiana network is GSM.
Mobile operators: Orange Caraïbe, Only, Digicel.
Internet: Internet cafes are found in major cities. In most hotels there is free WIFi available to customers. Even restaurants and bars often have an internet network available to customers.
FRENCH GUIANA: POWER PLUGS AND ELECTRIC SOCKETS
Electricity: The electric current in French Guiana is 220 Volts 50 Hz.
Electrical outlets: The power plugs and sockets used in French Guiana are those of type C, D and E. The power plugs and sockets C is like the Italian one with two round plugs. Power plugs and sockets D is the same as that used in India, while power plugs and sockets E is used in France. Therefore, tourists visiting the country are advised to have a universal adapter in order to cope with any eventuality.
FRENCH GUIANA: CURRENCY AND BANKS
Currency: The current currency unit in French Guiana is the Euro (EUR).
Banks: Bank opening hours in French Guiana are as follows: Monday to Friday from 7.45 to 11.30 and from 15.00 to 17.00.