Guyana Customs, Currency & Airport Tax regulations details

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Customs Rules

Import regulations::

Free import by travelers aged 18 years and older, provided for personal use only:
- 200 cigarettes or 50 cigars or 100 cigarillos or 250g of tobacco;
- 758ml of wine and 758ml of spirits;
- 250ml reasonable of perfume and eau de toilette;
- other dutiable articles, provided total duty does not exceed USD 200.-.
Should any articles exceed the limits specified, duty shall be paid on the complete quantity of the article.

Pets::

Cats and dogs require an Import Permit from the Ministry of Agriculture, P.O. Box 1001, Georgetown and Health Certificate issued by competent Authorities in country of origin, stating that animal was vaccinated against rabies less than one year but at least 30 days prior to arrival in Guyana. Animals will be quarantined for 90 days unless arriving from the following countries: Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Barbados, Dominica, Ireland (Rep.), Jamaica, Montserrat, New Zealand, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, United Kingdom and Northern Ireland.



Airport Embarkation Tax

Embarkation Tax is levied on passengers embarking in Guyana for destinations abroad: GYD 4,000.- (or equivalent in major currencies, such as USD, CAD, GBP).
Place of payment: Airport of departure in Guyana.
Exempt:
1. Transit passengers remaining in Guyana for a period not exceeding 48 hours.
2. Children under 7 years of age.
3. Official representatives of the government of any country and UN Officials, their wives and children under 21 years of age.
4. Members of the Armed Forces of Guyana travelling on duty.



Currency rules

Currency Import regulations:

Local currency (Guyana Dollar-GYD) and foreign currencies: no restictions. However, amounts over USD 10,000.- (or equivalent) must be declared.

Currency Export regulations:

Local currency (Guyana Dollar-GYD) and foreign currencies: no restictions. However, amounts over USD 10,000.- (or equivalent) must be declared.




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