Agoda aims to give travelers an all-inclusive travel experience, and providing up-to-date, detailed information about current travel conditions is part of the package. While we strive to keep Guyana Travel Requirements and Restrictions as current as possible through a host of reliable resources, travelers should confirm regulations through official government channels.
The Chief Medical Officer from the Guyana Ministry of Public Health has urged people to exercise social distancing and carry out measures to reduce the spread of the virus.
Emergency measures have been introduced by the National COVID-19 Task Force. These include:
-curfew between 12pm and 4am
-any member of the public not vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus may only access services available in government departments and agencies in person by appointment
-there are restrictions on all social activities. This includes activities along the sea wall, attending bars, restaurants and gymnasiums
-cinemas, betting shops and casinos can reopen at 40% capacity, customers and staff however must show evidence that they are fully vaccinated
-where gatherings are allowed it shall not exceed more than 10 people
Be mindful that breaches of quarantine may result in serious penalties.
Vaccination Rate: 46% of the population has been fully vaccinated
Tourist Entry: Allowed
Determine your eligibility for travel
To determine your eligibility for travel, please refer to the following conditions and requirements for Guyana:
Anyone entering Guyana must present results of their PCR or Antigen COVID-19 test, taken within 72 hours of the date of arrival in Guyana. All travelers over the age of 12 must also provide proof of being fully vaccinated to enter Guyana. Children not old enough to be vaccinated are exempt. Travelers over the age of 12 who are not vaccinated should not travel to Guyana.
Travelers must provide a copy of their negative COVID-19 test and proof of vaccination to the airline at check-in, and to Port Health Officials upon arrival; test results should be in English to facilitate validation. If test results are (or will be) more than 72 hours old from the date of arrival in Guyana, the traveler must be re-tested at the airport at their own expense (fees will be collected by the airline before boarding from the traveler; COVID testing at the airport is approximately $85.00 USD and is subject to change).? Once tested at the airport, travelers will be allowed to continue travel to their residence or hotel.? The traveler must remain at their residence or hotel until receiving a negative test result; test results are generally available within four to six hours.? If the traveler tests positive, the Government of Guyana will require the traveler to self-isolate or quarantine for up to 14 days.
Anyone arriving to Guyana that is suspected to be infected, might be required to quarantine in a government facility.
Guyana’s borders are open for travelers.
All travelers must:
Complete the Passenger Locator Form at https://guyanatravel.gy. and submit 24 hours prior to travel.
Submit a negative molecular biological polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test result recorded within 24-72 hours prior to arrival.
If PCR test is more than 72 hours, the traveler will be required to do a second PCR test on arrival to Guyana.
Antibody tests, rapid test or antigen test will NOT be accepted.
GENERAL GUIDELINES UPON ARRIVAL
travelers are required to wear a mask at all times during the arrival process up to and including departure from the airport.
travelers must observe the physical distancing guidelines of six feet at all times.
travelers must practice good hand hygiene.
Children under 2 years old are not required to wear a mask.
Before disembarking the aircraft, the traveler must have his/her COVID-19 PCR test results visible. These results will be screened for validity by our Port Health Officers.
Children above 2 years old must present a valid negative PCR test.
All travelers must provide a valid local telephone number verifiable by Port Health.
travelers will be required to make a call to the telephone number provided for verification.
All travelers must undergo a health assessment. This includes a temperature check.
If the traveler’s PCR test is more than72 hours, he/she will be required to do a PCR test at the Airport.
Children below the age of 13 will not be required to undergo a second test upon arrival in Guyana.
Results will be made available within 6-8 hours of sample collection.
The traveler requiring a second test will be allowed to leave the airport but must remain in quarantine until he or she receives the test results.
If the traveler’s test is positive, s/he will be transported to an alternative accommodation for isolation, until further advised an authorised Health Professional.
travelers who are deemed to have been in close contact with a positive case will be quarantined at an approved government facility.
travelers found guilty of making false declaration or presenting false information will face prosecution under the Laws of Guyana.
For information on the country’s current COVID-19 Emergency Measures, check the Ministry of Health’s website: www.health.gov.gy
Guyana has removed COVID restrictions.