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Government of Canada services and information in Georgetown, Guyana

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Services and information provided to Canadians by the High Commission of Canada in Guyana.

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Adoption and surrogacy

Refer to International adoption.

Persons interested in adoption and surrogacy in Guyana should contact the Ministry of Social Protection and the Ministry of Health respectively.

Birth abroad

Refer to Birth abroad.

If your child is born outside of Canada, you do not need to register the birth in Canada.

Citizenship services

Refer to Canadian citizenship.

Complete your citizenship application before booking an appointment by email at grgtncs@international.gc.ca to present your documents in person. Bring your online payment receipt to your appointment.

Pay your application fees online before you apply for citizenship services.

If mailing your application, send to:

The High Commission of Canada

P.O Box 10880

Georgetown, Guyana

Payment method

Pay your application fees online.

Georgetown can only accept Canadian dollars when payment is done by credit card.

Bank drafts are to be made payable to the "High Commission of Canada" in the exact Guyana Dollar value for the service being requested.

Payments in cash can only be in Guyana dollars at the current exchange rate posted by the Consular Section.

Details Fee (CAD)
Application for a Citizenship Certificate for adults and minors (Proof of Citizenship) 75.00
Replacement / Update of proof of Canadian citizenship 75.00
Application for a Search of Citizenship Records 75.00

Criminal record checks

Refer to Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) Criminal record checks.

Death abroad

Refer to Death abroad.

Marriage abroad

Refer to Marriage outside Canada.

Notarial services

Consular officials do not provide any legal advice or represent a person in court. The office provides the following notarial services, by appointment only by email at grgtncs@international.gc.ca, to Canadian citizens and, in limited cases, to non-Canadian citizens if the documents are intended for use in Canada.

Note: Documents must be in English or French, or accompanied by an official translation in English or French.

Authentication/Attestation (certify the document signature, the position of an official and the seal are genuine):

Certified copy (certify the document is a true copy of the original):

  • Documents presented by a Canadian citizen or a non-Canadian citizen for use in Canada; exceptions apply (fees apply).
  • Government-issued identification requiring a certified true copy (fees apply).

Witness a signature (consular officer witnesses a signature):

  • Documents presented by a Canadian citizen or a non-Canadian citizen for use in Canada; exceptions apply (fees apply).
  • Government-issued identification requiring a witnessed signature (fees apply).

Note: Complete all documents before booking an appointment. Sign all documents in front of the consular officer.

Payment method

Georgetown can only accept Canadian dollars when payment is done by credit card.

Bank drafts are to be made payable to the "High Commission of Canada" in the exact Guyana Dollar value for the service being requested.

Payments in cash can only be in Guyana dollars at the current exchange rate posted by the Consular Section.

Details Fee (CAD)
Administering an oath or receiving a statutory declaration or affirmation. The fee shown is per document. 50.00
Attesting any document bearing a signature (affidavit, declaration, affirmation, etc.). The fee shown is per document. 50.00
Authenticating (witnessing) a signature. The fee shown is per document. 50.00
Authenticating the signature and seal of a foreign authority. The fee shown is per document. 50.00
Certifying a true copy of a document. The fee shown is per copy. 20.00

Passport services

Refer to Canadian passports and travel documents.

You can pay online for all your passport services before completing your passport application.

Book an appointment by email at grgtncs@international.gc.ca to present your documents in person. Bring your online payment receipt to your appointment.

If mailing your application, send to:

The High Commission of Canada

P.O Box 10880

Georgetown, Guyana

Payment method

Pay online for all your passport services.

Georgetown can only accept Canadian dollars when payment is done by credit card.

Bank drafts are to be made payable to the "High Commission of Canada" in the exact Guyana Dollar value for the service being requested.

Payments in cash can only be in Guyana dollars at the current exchange rate posted by the Consular Section.

Details Fee (CAD)
10-year adult passport (age 16 or over) 260.00
5-year adult passport (age 16 or over) 190.00
5-year Child passport (0-15 years of age) 100.00
Additional fee for replacing a valid lost or stolen passport 45.00
Temporary Passport 110.00
Passport Exchange Fee 20.00
Adult Emergency Travel Document 75.00
Child Emergency Travel Document 30.00
Passport Certified True Copy 45.00
Retention of a valid passport 45.00
Pay online

Pensions and retirement

Refer to Benefits for Canadians living abroad and Retiring abroad.

Studying abroad

Refer to Studying abroad and EduCanada.

Visa and immigration services

Refer to Travel documents – Visas.

Permanent residents of Canada: Find out how to apply for a Permanent Resident Travel Document (PRTD).

Voting abroad

Refer to Voting in an election while outside Canada.

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