Guyana: Travelers Required to be Fully Vaccinated

Last Updated on February 23, 2023

Key Points  

  • The government of Guyana is requiring in-bound travelers to be fully vaccinated beginning Dec. 2021 


The government of Guyana announced that only fully vaccinated travelers will be allowed to enter Guyana beginning in December 2021. This vaccination restriction relates to travelers eighteen years or older. Applicable travelers entering Guyana will be required to present proof of full vaccination before being permitted to enter the country. A list of approved vaccines is found here 

To be considered fully vaccinated, travelers must have:  

  • Received an approved single-dose vaccine; 
  • Received the first and second dose of a two-dose vaccine; or  
  • Received a combination of approved vaccines administered at least seventeen days apart.  

Police officers and other officials in Guyana are permitted to request documentation of vaccination. It is recommended that travelers carry proof of vaccination when traveling throughout Guyana.  

What are the Changes? 

Beginning in December 2021, travelers entering Guyana must carry proof of vaccination with a government approved vaccine.  

Looking Ahead 

Continue to check Guyana’s government website and Envoy’s website for additional information and updates.   

Content in this publication is for informational purposes only and not intended as legal advice, nor should it be relied on as such. For additional information on the issues discussed, consult an attorney at one of the two U.S. Law Firms working with the Envoy Platform or another qualified professional. On non-U.S. immigration issues, consult an Envoy global immigration service provider or another qualified representative.