Notarial and documentary services guide for Guyana

Documents, certificates, ethers and notes available at the British High Commission Georgetown


The British high commission can provide a limited range of document services for British nationals in Guyana. For legal reasons, we cannot provide notarial services, administer oaths or take affidavits in Commonwealth countries. A standard letter is available to confirm we do not offer these services in Guyana.

You must make an appointment for each service that requires your personal attendance.

What to bring to your appointment

Make sure you have acceptable proof of address and identity, and payment for any fees. See the full list of consular fees


We accept payment by Visa or MasterCard.

Proof of address and identity

For all appointments for notarial services you will need to bring acceptable proof of your identity and address. We accept passports or national identity cards as proof of identity.

Data protection

The Foreign & Commonwealth Office holds and uses data for purposes notified to the Information Commissioner under the Data Protection Act 1998 []. Such personal data may be disclosed to other UK government departments and public authorities.


This information is provided as a general guide and is based upon information provided to the embassy / consulate by the relevant authorities and may be subject to change at any time with little or no notice. Accordingly the FCO and the British embassy / consulate will not be liable for any inaccuracies in this information. For all notarial and legalisation services it is the responsibility of the customer to ascertain the precise requirements of the person requesting the notarial or legalisation service and to satisfy themselves that the service provided by the embassy/consulate will be accepted.

Published 1 January 2014