Visa Free Countries for Guyanese Passport Holders

List of  countries that you can visit visa free with a Guyanese passport 

In a world characterised by its diversity and the allure of international exploration, the freedom to travel without the constraints of visas is a treasure cherished by many.

Visa-Free Travel for Guyanese Passport Holders

As of July 2023, the world extends a warm welcome to Guyanese passport holders, granting them visa-free access to 54 countries and territories. Here is a glimpse into some of these enticing destinations:

  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Argentina
  • Aruba
  • Bahamas
  • Barbados
  • Belize
  • Bermuda
  • Caribbean Netherlands
  • Botswana
  • Brazil
  • Cayman Islands
  • Chile
  • Colombia
  • Cook Islands
  • Costa Rica
  • Curaçao
  • Dominica
  • Dominican Republic
  • Ecuador
  • Fiji
  • Grenada
  • Haiti
  • Hong Kong
  • Indonesia
  • Ireland
  • Jamaica
  • Kosovo
  • Lesotho
  • Malaysia
  • Mauritius
  • Micronesia
  • Montserrat
  • Niue
  • Panama
  • Peru
  • Philippines
  • Qatar
  • Russia
  • Singapore
  • South Africa
  • South Korea
  • Sri Lanka
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Saint Lucia
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Suriname
  • Tanzania
  • Gambia
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Turks and Caicos Islands
  • United Kingdom
  • Uruguay
  • Vanuatu
  • Eswatini

The eVisa application mirrors the traditional visa process but with the added advantage of online submission, including visa fee payments. Upon approval, a confirmation email arrives, accompanied by a digital document that must be printed and carried while crossing borders.

Visa on Arrival: Streamlined Entry

A multitude of countries extend the convenience of acquiring a visa upon arrival (VOA) for Guyanese citizens. Thirty-four nations have embraced this streamlined process, ensuring travellers can obtain their visas seamlessly upon entry. Some of these countries include:

  • Armenia
  • Bahrain
  • Bangladesh
  • Bolivia
  • Burundi
  • Cambodia
  • Cabo Verde
  • Comoros
  • Egypt
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Iran
  • Jordan
  • Laos
  • Macau
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Maldives
  • Mauritania
  • Mozambique
  • Nepal
  • Nicaragua
  • Palau
  • Rwanda
  • Samoa
  • Senegal
  • Seychelles
  • Sierra Leone
  • Solomon Islands
  • Somalia
  • Timor-Leste
  • Togo
  • Tuvalu
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe

The VOA process is designed for simplicity, often featuring dedicated sections at airports for application submission.

Countries Requiring Visas for Guyanese Passport Holders

While the Guyanese passport unlocks a world of possibilities, some destinations remain guarded by the requirement of a valid visa. Guyanese passport holders must apply for visas to enter 118 countries worldwide, including:

  • Afghanistan
  • Albania
  • Algeria
  • American Samoa
  • Andorra
  • Angola
  • Anguilla
  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Belarus
  • Belgium
  • Bhutan
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • British Virgin Islands
  • Brunei
  • Bulgaria
  • Burkina Faso
  • Cameroon
  • Canada
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • China
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Republic of the Congo
  • Ivory Coast
  • Croatia
  • Cuba
  • Cyprus
  • Czechia
  • Denmark
  • El Salvador
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Eritrea
  • Estonia
  • Falkland Islands
  • Faroe Islands
  • Finland
  • France
  • French Guiana
  • French Polynesia
  • French West Indies
  • Germany
  • Ghana
  • Gibraltar
  • Greece
  • Greenland
  • Guam
  • Guatemala
  • Honduras
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • Iraq
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kiribati
  • Latvia
  • Lebanon
  • Liberia
  • Libya
  • Liechtenstein
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Mali
  • Malta
  • Marshall Islands
  • Mayotte
  • Mexico
  • Monaco
  • Mongolia
  • Montenegro
  • Morocco
  • Myanmar
  • Namibia
  • Nauru
  • Netherlands
  • New Caledonia
  • New Zealand
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • North Korea
  • North Macedonia
  • Northern Mariana Islands
  • Norway
  • Palestine
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Paraguay
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Puerto Rico
  • Réunion
  • Romania
  • San Marino
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Serbia
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • South Sudan
  • Spain
  • Saint Helena
  • Saint Martin
  • Sudan
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Syria
  • Taiwan
  • Thailand
  • Tonga
  • Tunisia
  • Turkmenistan
  • United States Virgin Islands
  • Ukraine
  • United States
  • Vatican City
  • Venezuela
  • Vietnam
  • Yemen

Visa Application: A Step-by-Step Guide

For Guyanese citizens venturing into visa-required territories, a systematic approach to the visa application process is crucial:

Visa Center Appointment

Initiate the process by scheduling an appointment at a local visa application center in Guyana. Booking may require patience due to high demand.

Document Preparation

Assemble necessary documents including your passport, completed visa application form, health insurance details, and more. Some may require verification through an apostille stamp or foreign office certification.

Application Submission and Interview

Submit your application and, if required, attend a visa interview. Biometric data may be collected. Ensure documents are translated and stamped as needed. Processing time varies but typically takes several weeks.

Note: A valid visa permitting entry into multiple countries can spare you from applying for new visas.

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Essential Documents for Visa Application

Prerequisites for a successful visa application vary by destination. However, certain core documents are universally required:

  • Valid Guyanese Passport (with photocopy)
  • Completed Visa Application Form
  • Recent Passport-Sized Photographs
  • Comprehensive Travel Health Insurance
  • Proof of Paid Visa Fee
  • Detailed Travel Itinerary
  • Letter of Invitation (if applicable)
  • Confirmed Return Flight Booking
  • Proof of Accommodation Reservations
  • Evidence of Adequate Funds
  • Civil Status Documents (marriage certificates, birth certificates, etc.)

Important: Prior criminal history could lead to rejection of your visa application.

What is the Cost of a US Visa for Guyanese Passport Holders

The cost of a U.S. visa for Guyanese passport holders varies depending on the type of visa being applied for. As of May 30, 2023, the fee for visitor visas for business or tourism (B1/B2) and other non-petition based visas, such as student and exchange visitor visas, increased from $160 to $185. Additionally, the fee for certain petition-based nonimmigrant visas for temporary workers (H, L, O, P, Q, and R categories) increased from $190 to $205. It is important to note that fees may be paid in either U.S. dollars or Guyana dollars at the U.S. Embassy in Georgetown.

What are the Visa requirements for Guyanese Passport Holders traveling to the US

Guyanese passport holders traveling to the United States require a visa for business or tourism purposes. The only visa available for travelers visiting the U.S. is a paper or embassy visa. To enter the United States, Guyanese citizens must have a valid U.S. passport. It is essential to ensure that the passport is unexpired and valid for at least six months beyond the intended date of entry into the U.S. For the most current visa information and requirements, travelers should visit the Embassy of Guyana website and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs website.

What is the duration of stay for Guyanese Passport Holders with a US Visa

Guyanese passport holders with a U.S. visa are typically granted stays of 90 days or less when they meet all requirements. This duration allows travelers to visit the United States for business or tourism purposes within the specified timeframe. It is important for visitors to adhere to the conditions of their visa and ensure compliance with U.S. immigration regulations during their stay.

Travel is more than a physical excursion; it’s an avenue for cultural enrichment, personal growth, and global understanding. Unhindered travel unlocks experiences that broaden horizons, challenge preconceptions, and foster connections.

Whether embarking on a visa-free adventure or navigating the visa application process, each stamp in your passport signifies a chapter in the grand narrative of your life’s journey—one with boundless potential.