We maintain and develop relations between the UK and the Republic of Guyana and the Republic of Suriname. The British High Commission in Georgetown provides 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 in Guyana and you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call + 592 226 5881. If you’re in the UK and worried about a British national in Guyana, call 020 7008 1500.

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.

If you are due to travel in the next 24 hours, contact us as soon as possible.

Apply online for an emergency travel document if you:

  • are over 16 years old and
  • are a British citizen and
  • have previously owned a British passport

Contact us to apply for an emergency travel document if you are:

  • over 16 years old but have not owned a British passport before or
  • not a British citizen or
  • applying for a child under 16 years old

Once you have contacted us, you will be advised to book an appointment for an emergency travel document at British High Commission Georgetown.

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.

Our people

Greg  Quinn

Greg Quinn

British High Commissioner to Guyana

  • Ron Rimmer

    British Deputy High Commissioner, Guyana

Contact us

British High Commission Georgetown

44 Main Street
Georgetown
Guyana

Access and opening times

Honorary British Consul Suriname

44 Main street
Georgetown

Guyana