Do not travel to Guyana due to COVID-19. Exercise increased caution in Guyana due to crime.
Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 3 Travel Health Notice for Guyana due to COVID-19.
Travelers to Guyana may experience border closures, airport closures, travel prohibitions, stay at home orders, business closures, and other emergency conditions within Guyana due to COVID-19. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Guyana.
Violent crime, such as armed robbery and murder, is common. Local police lack the resources to respond effectively to serious criminal incidents.
Read the country information page.
If you decide to travel to Guyana:
Last Update: Reissued with updates to COVID-19 information.