Guyana (Travel Restrictions, COVID Tests & Quarantine Requirements)

This page was last updated on 21 July, 2021.


At a Glance

Travel Restrictions

Tourist Entry: Allowed
Testing: Negative PCR test results is required for all countries.
Quarantine Required: Depends
Quarantine Details: Anyone arriving to Guyana that is suspected to be infected, might be required to quarantine in a government facility.

Local Restrictions

Lockdown in Effect: Partial
Events: Partially Allowed
Transport: Operational with restrictions
Shopping: Open
Restaurants and Bars: Delivery/Takeout only

Detailed Travel Advisory

Published 02.12.2020
1. Passengers must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result. The test must have been taken at most 7 days before arrival.
2. Passengers are subject to a PCR test upon arrival.
– This does not apply to passengers with a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result with a test taken at most 72 hours before arrival.
3. Passengers could be subject to quarantine.
4. Passengers without a completed “Passenger Locator Form” obtained at least 24 hours before departure at must complete a Health Declaration Form before arrival.


Detailed Tourist Information

Airports have reopened to allow foreign travelers. All passengers must have a negative PCR COVID-19 certificate, and the test must be taken at least 7 days prior to arrival.

Passengers who have a test completed within 72 hours will be allowed immediate entry into Guyana without restrictions. If your test was taken between 4 and 7 days of entry, you will be subject to a second PCR test and must self-isolate until a negative result is produced.

Lockdown Details

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 10:30pm and 4am

except where provided in the Emergency Measures, every person should remain in the confines of their own home

there are restrictions on all social activities. This includes activities along the sea wall, attending bars, restaurants and gymnasiums
where gatherings are allowed it shall not exceed more than 10 people

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