Entry restrictions

All passengers travelling to Guyana are required to:

a) show evidence of at least a single dose of the following COVID-19 vaccines.

  • AstraZeneca ChAdOx1 vaccine
  • Sputnik V - Cam Covid Vac (1&2)
  • Sinopharm - Vou Cell BIBP
  • Sinovac - Corona Vac
  • Prizer-BioNTech Covid-19 BNT 162b2
  • Moderna - mRNA-1273 vaccine
  • Johnson and Johnson - Janssen Ad26CoV2.S vaccine
  • Abdala - CIGB-66
  • Soberana 02 - Finlay-FR-2

The proof of vaccination may be in digital format or in any other firm, provided that the form is identifiable and includes the official stamp of the applicable country. 

*Exception: Guyana and Brazil land border

It is mandatory to present the vaccination card with both doses against Covid-19, in addition to a negative PCR test for the disease, valid for 72 hours. Each vehicle can carry a maximum of four people. 

Residents of the twin cities, who do not have the PCR, but are fully vaccinated, can cross the border only on Fridays, at 9am, 2pm, and 6pm. They must also present personal documentation and proof of address. 


All persons travelling to Guyana, 12 years and over must be fully vaccinated against the SARS-CoV-2 virus, before arrival to Guyana.

Passengers are required to present their vaccination card bearing their names, name of vaccine, date vaccine was given and batch number from an accredited health facility.

  • A person obtains the status of fully vaccinated two weeks after the last vaccination is received:
  • An approved single- dose vaccine
  • The second dose of an approved two dose vaccine
  • Any mix-and-match combination of approved vaccines administered at seventeen days apart.

Fully vaccinated also includes persons who have tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 virus fourteen days to three months ago. In this instance, the following are required:

  • A “Certificate of Clearance” from a certified medical practitioner stating the relevant results of their positive test and being free from complaints

Vaccine Exemption

Vaccination exemptions shall be applicable for the following reasons:

  • Passengers who are advised against being vaccinated for medical reasons must present a “Letter of Exemption” from a licensed medical practitioner.
  • Partially vaccinated means those who have received the first dose of an approved vaccine.

Covid-19 home testing is not accepted for international travel requirements, for both arriving and departing travelers.

General category
Source of information
Department of Public Information (DPI)
Submitted by paulagomez on Fri, 11/06/2021 - 23:05