guyana-passport-ranking
38
Passport Rank
81
Score
Guyana Flag

Guyana

Guyana Passport Ranking

The Guyanese passport currently ranks on the 57th place according to the Guide Passport Ranking Index. It provides visa-free access to 88 countries. This grants it an overall medium mobility score. Guyanese passport holders have visa-free access and visas on arrival to countries such as Singapore, Ireland, Russia, Qatar and South Korea. This limits instant travel opportunities to selected destinations. Guyanese passport holders require a visa to enter about 138 destinations. Some countries where a visa is required are the entire European Union, the United States and Australia.

Info box
Capital
Georgetown
Local Time
UTC-04:00
Phone Code
+592
Population
746900
Language
English
GYD
Guyanese dollar

The Cooperative Republic of Guyana is a former British colony consisting of ten regions. The most important regions are Demerara-Mahaica, East Berbice-Corentyne and Essequibo Islands-West Demerara. The nation is situated in Northern South America, bordering Venezuela, Brazil and Suriname. It has a total surface area of 214,970 square kilometers. The country’s terrain is defined by rolling highlands some low coastal plains and the savanna in the south. Its climate is tropical, hot and humid with two rainy seasons.

The overall population is approximately 786,391 people. The capital of the country is Georgetown, which is also the most populous city with over 350,000 people. Other major towns are Linden and New Amsterdam. The country’s largest and only international airport is Cheddi Jagan International Airport (GEO). It is named after the former Prime Minister Cheddi Jagan. The airport provides access to regional and North American destinations.

Guyanese culture is a mix of its African, Indian and British origins. The majority of the population is Christian and Hindu. The official language is English. The Guyanese legal system is based on the English common law. The government form is a parliamentary republic. The chief of state and at the same time head of government is President Mohammed Irfaan Ali. Elections take place every 5 years.

The official currency is the Guyanese Dollar (GYD), and its current exchange rate is GYD 210 to the USD. The country has an open economy, generating a GDP of approximately $13.6 billion, placing it on the 24th spot in the Caribbean and Latin American countries. Its citizens have a per capita income of $17,359. The GDP is made up of the services, industry and agricultural sector. Guyana is heavily dependent on the export of timber, rice, sugar, shrimp, bauxite, gold and sugar. This makes up 60% of the GDP. The country has recently discovered oil offshore and will start extraction in the near future. Hence it can become an oil producing country.

Guyana is growing in popularity as a tourism destination. The nation is trying to focus more on ecotourism. The main activities for tourists are market visits, hiking, trekking, diving and animal watching. Some of the main destinations include the Kaieteur National Park, the capital Georgetown, Linden, the Orinduik Falls and Mount Roraima. Guyana has a total of approximately 315,000 tourists visiting every year originating mostly from the neighboring countries and North America.

VISA REQUIRED
132.5 Countries
Afghanistan
Afghanistan
Albania
Albania
Algeria
Algeria
American Samoa
American Samoa
Andorra
Andorra
Anguilla
Anguilla
Argentina
Argentina
Aruba
Aruba
Austria
Austria
Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan
Bangladesh
Bangladesh
Belarus
Belarus
Belgium
Belgium
Bermuda
Bermuda
Bhutan
Bhutan
Bonaire; St. Eustatius and Saba
Bonaire; St. Eustatius and Saba
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Bosnia and Herzegovina
British Virgin Islands
British Virgin Islands
Brunei
Brunei
Bulgaria
Bulgaria
Burkina Faso
Burkina Faso
Burundi
Burundi
Cameroon
Cameroon
Canada
Canada
Cayman Islands
Cayman Islands
Central African Republic
Central African Republic
Chad
Chad
China
China
Congo
Congo
Congo (Dem. Rep.)
Congo (Dem. Rep.)
Cook Islands
Cook Islands
Cote d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast)
Cote d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast)
Croatia
Croatia
Cuba
Cuba
Curacao
Curacao
Cyprus
Cyprus
Czech Republic
Czech Republic
Denmark
Denmark
El Salvador
El Salvador
Equatorial Guinea
Equatorial Guinea
Eritrea
Eritrea
Estonia
Estonia
Falkland Islands
Falkland Islands
Faroe Islands
Faroe Islands
Fiji
Fiji
Finland
Finland
France
France
French Guiana
French Guiana
French Polynesia
French Polynesia
French West Indies
French West Indies
Germany
Germany
Ghana
Ghana
Gibraltar
Gibraltar
Greece
Greece
Greenland
Greenland
Guam
Guam
Guatemala
Guatemala
Honduras
Honduras
Hong Kong
Hong Kong
Hungary
Hungary
Iceland
Iceland
Indonesia
Indonesia
Iraq
Iraq
Israel
Israel
Italy
Italy
Jamaica
Jamaica
Japan
Japan
Kiribati
Kiribati
Kuwait
Kuwait
Laos
Laos
Latvia
Latvia
Lebanon
Lebanon
Liberia
Liberia
Libya
Libya
Liechtenstein
Liechtenstein
Lithuania
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Luxembourg
Macao
Macao
Malaysia
Malaysia
Mali
Mali
Malta
Malta
Marshall Islands
Marshall Islands
Mauritius
Mauritius
Mayotte
Mayotte
Mexico
Mexico
Monaco
Monaco
Mongolia
Mongolia
Montenegro
Montenegro
Montserrat
Montserrat
Morocco
Morocco
Mozambique
Mozambique
Myanmar
Myanmar
Namibia
Namibia
Nauru
Nauru
Netherlands
Netherlands
New Caledonia
New Caledonia
New Zealand
New Zealand
Niger
Niger
Niue
Niue
Norfolk Island
Norfolk Island
North Korea
North Korea
North Macedonia
North Macedonia
Northern Mariana Islands
Northern Mariana Islands
Norway
Norway
Oman
Oman
Paraguay
Paraguay
Philippines
Philippines
Poland
Poland
Portugal
Portugal
Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico
Qatar
Qatar
Reunion
Reunion
Romania
Romania
Russian Federation
Russian Federation
San Marino
San Marino
Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia
Serbia
Serbia
Seychelles
Seychelles
Slovakia
Slovakia
Slovenia
Slovenia
Solomon Islands
Solomon Islands
Spain
Spain
Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka
St. Helena
St. Helena
St. Maarten
St. Maarten
St. Pierre and Miquelon
St. Pierre and Miquelon
Sudan
Sudan
Sweden
Sweden
Switzerland
Switzerland
Syria
Syria
Taiwan
Taiwan
Thailand
Thailand
Timor-Leste
Timor-Leste
Tonga
Tonga
Tunisia
Tunisia
Turkey
Turkey
Turkmenistan
Turkmenistan
Turks and Caicos Islands
Turks and Caicos Islands
Ukraine
Ukraine
United Kingdom
United Kingdom
United States of America
United States of America
Uruguay
Uruguay
US Virgin Islands
US Virgin Islands
Vatican City
Vatican City
Venezuela
Venezuela
Viet Nam
Viet Nam
Wallis and Futuna
Wallis and Futuna
Yemen
Yemen

Georgetown

Partly cloudy
25°C
Partly cloudy
2021-04-11
Moderate rain
27.8°C
22.7°C
2021-04-12
Patchy rain possible
31.8°C
22.1°C
2021-04-13
Moderate rain
30.7°C
23°C