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High Commission of Canada in Guyana, in Georgetown

We provide services to Canadians visiting and living in Guyana.

We also provide services to Canadians in:


Services and information

Adoption and surrogacy

Process to adopt a child internationally and bring them back to Canada.

Birth abroad

Register a child's birth abroad.

Citizenship services

Steps to become a Canadian citizen. Get proof of citizenship.

Criminal record checks

How to get a criminal record check abroad, if required.

Death abroad

Steps to follow when a loved one dies abroad.

Marriage abroad

Requirements, documents and processes for getting married abroad.

Notarial services

Have your documents certified and authenticated.

Passport services

Apply for a passport and what to do if your passport is lost, stolen or damaged.

Pensions and retirement

Information on pensions and retiring outside of Canada.

Studying abroad

Information on education or research opportunities in foreign countries.

Visa and immigration services

Apply to immigrate. Get a visa to study, work or visit Canada.

Voting abroad

Voting process for Canadians who live abroad.

Office information


High and Young Streets, Georgetown, Guyana

Our representative

Mark Berman, High Commissioner of Canada to Guyana

Mark Berman
High Commissioner for Canada in Guyana

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Date Holiday
2023-01-02 New Year's Day (in lieu of January 1)
2023-02-23 Republic Day
2023-04-10 Easter Monday
2023-05-01 Labour Day (Guyana)
2023-05-26 Independence Day (Guyana)
2023-07-03 Canada Day (in lieu of July 1)
2023-08-01 Emancipation Day
2023-10-02 National Day for Truth and Reconciliation (in lieu of September 30)
2023-10-09 Thanksgiving Day
2023-11-13 Diwali & Remembrance Day (in lieu of November 11 & 12)
2023-12-25 Christmas
2023-12-26 Boxing Day
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