Documents: To visit Guyana, you must have a passport with a residual validity of at least six months when entering the country. Even children and minors must have their own personal passport.
Entry visa: Usually it is not necessary for those who intend to stay in the country for a period of time less than 90 days. For citizens of some countries, however, it may be required.
For the documents needed to travel to Guyana we always recommend checking the country’s official website.
GUYANA: HEALTH INSURANCE, TRAVEL INSURANCE, AND MEDICAL ASSISTANCE
Healthcare: Public health care services are rather poor in Guyana. While private health services have a moderate level. For this reason, supplementary health and travel insurance is highly recommended.
Vaccinations: Vaccinations are not required. For those visiting the interior of the country, malaria prophylaxis is recommended.
GUYANA: MOBILE PHONES AND INTERNET
Telephones: The international dialing code for Guyana is 00592.
Mobile Phones: The technology used in the Guyana network is GSM.
Mobile operators: Celstar, Cellink Plus (GGT+), Digicel.
Internet: Internet cafes are found in major cities. Many hotels provide their customers with free WIFI internet.
GUYANA: POWER PLUGS AND ELECTRIC SOCKETS
Electricity: The electric current in Guyana is 240 Volts 60 Hz.
Electrical outlets: The power plugs and sockets used in Guyana are those of type A, B, D and G. The power plugs and sockets A and B are the American flat blade sockets with and without earth. So to use European electrical equipment you need a standard lamella type adapter, better if you bring a universal adapter with you. Power plugs and sockets D is also used in India, while Socket G is the one that is also used in the United Kingdom.
GUYANA: CURRENCY AND BANKS
Currency: The monetary unit is the Guyanese dollar (GYD).
Banks: In the Republic of Guyana, bank opening hours are as follows: Monday to Friday from 8.00 to 14.00.