The British High Commission in Georgetown maintains and develops relations between the UK and the Republic of Guyana and the Republic of Suriname.

Our staff are currently working remotely due to coronavirus (COVID-19), however we are available 24/7. If you are need of urgent assistance, please call the normal High Commission phone numbers (+592-226-5881 or 5882), stay on the line and select the option ‘calling about an emergency involving a British national’ to speak to someone.

Find out more on our Guyana and the UK news page.

We provide services to British nationals living in and visiting the Republic of Guyana and the Republic of Suriname.

You can access UK government services while in Guyana.

Urgent assistance

If you’re travelling in Guyana, see our Guyana Travel Advice about the coronavirus (COVID-19).

See also our coronavirus travel advice for all our latest guidance on travel during coronavirus.

If you’re in Guyana and you need advice which is not covered by reading our travel advice then you can contact us online.

If you’re in Guyana and you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call + 592 226 5881.

Get an emergency travel document

You can apply for an emergency travel document if you’re abroad and your passport has been lost or stolen, damaged or expired, and you can’t get a new or replacement passport in time to travel.

Apply online for an emergency travel document

If the person needing the emergency travel document is under 16, a parent or guardian should apply on their behalf.

If you are travelling in more than 3 weeks, check if you can get a new or replacement passport in time to travel.

If you are not a British citizen or have not had a British passport before

If you’re not sure, check if you’re a British citizen

If you’re not a British citizen but think you may be eligible, contact us to apply for an emergency travel document.

Other consular services

Notarial and documentary services

See the full list of notarial and documentary services we provide.

Consular fees

We charge fees for some of our services. See the full list of consular fees in Guyana.

Development work in Guyana

Find out more in the country profile for the Caribbean

Our people

Contact us

British High Commission Georgetown

44 Main Street
Georgetown
Guyana

Telephone:
+592 226 5881

Facsimile
+592 225 3555

Use our contact form for consular enquiries:
www.gov.uk/contact-consulate-georgetown

Access and opening times

Honorary British Consul Suriname

44 Main street
Georgetown
Guyana

Telephone
+592 226 5881

Facsmile
+592 225 3555

Access and opening times