Guyana

PERSONAL ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

PASSPORT: Required

VISA: Required

HEALTH & IMMUNIZATION: Yellow Fever Vaccination Certificates are required for all travelers arriving from infected areas, and also from all travelers who are arriving from a country in Africa, or Central and South America, any part of which lies between 15 degrees North Latitude and 10 degrees South Latitude. The U.S. Public Health Service reports a malaria threat exists below 900 meters in all rural areas of the country, and that chloroquine resistant P. Falciparum exists in the interior of the country.

OTHER: Return tickets or proof of means of departure must be held by all visitors to Guyana. Any person entering Guyana to take up employment must have prior approval from the Ministry of Home Affairs, address: Ministry of Home Affairs, 6 Brickdam, Stabroek, Georgetown, Guyana.

EMBASSY INFORMATION

GUYANA'S EMBASSY IN THE UNITED STATES

ADDRESS: Embassy of Guyana, 2490 Tracy Place, NW, Washington, DC 20008

TELEPHONE: (202) 265-6900-03

UNITED STATES' EMBASSY IN GUYANA

ADDRESS: 99-100 Young and Duke Streets, Hingston, Georgetown, Guyana

TELEPHONE: (592) -02-54900 THROUGH 9

TELEX: GY-213 AMEMSY GY

PUBLIC HOURS: 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM and 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM

AIRCRAFT ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

All private and nonscheduled commercial aircraft overflying or landing for noncommercial purposes need not obtain prior permission; however, a flight plan must be on file.

Nonscheduled commercial aircraft landing for commercial purposes must obtain prior permission from the Director of Civil Aviation, Oranapai Towers, P.O. Box 1006, Wights Lane, Kingston Georgetown, Guyana (TELEGRAPHIC ADDRESS: CIVILAIR GUYANA/TELEX: 3035 TIMCAD GY) at least 48 hours prior to departure. Applications must include:

a. Name of operator;

b. Type of aircraft and registration marks;

c. Date and time of arrival at, and departure from Guyana;

d. Place or places of embarkation or disembarkation of passengers and/or cargo;

e. Purpose of flight;

f. Number of passengers and type and amount of cargo; and

g. Name, address and business of charterer, if any.

CORPORATE AIRCRAFT CONSTRAINTS

Cabotage or flights to other than Timehri Airport require prior approval of Ministry of Home Affairs.

SPECIAL NOTICES

1. All aircraft operating within the interior of Guyana must maintain two-way communication with the Georgetown Flight Information Centre on 6730.5 KHz (128.6 MHz). Prior permission must be obtained from the Director of Civil Aviation and from the Minister of Home Affairs to operate privately within the interior of Guyana.

2. No single engine aircraft are permitted to operate between sunset and sunrise.

3. A deposit or security by bond is required in respect of the import duty ordinarily payable for aircraft which remain in the country longer than 3 days.

4. Aircraft operators no longer must submit a currency declaration form on arrival and departure detailing all currency held, from all countries. All foreign aircraft are required to purchase fuel locally in U.S. dollars.

5. All foreign (non-Guyanese) aircraft are required to pay aeronautical charges in U.S. dollars.

AERONAUTICAL INFORMATION SOURCE

AIP "Guyana"

INTERNATIONAL NOTAM OFFICE

GEORGETOWN (TIMEHRI)-SYTMYNYX

AERODROMES OF ENTRY

DOD En route Supplement/Chart: CARIBBEAN and S. AMERICA L13,H3

Georgetown/Timehri

SYTM

TIMAIRPORT GUYANA

No Telex

0629'N, 5816'W

H75

L6,9

100,100LL,JA1

Customs: 24. WGT-PCN-40.