Tag: immigration

Visa requirement for Haitians is not a travel ban – Minister Benn

Visa requirement for Haitians is not a travel ban – Minister Benn

Shaquille Bourne Shaquille Bourne- June 28, 2021

Minister of Home Affairs, Hon. Robeson Benn says the decision by the Government to quash visa-free travel for Haitians is ... Read More

Meeting between the Cooperative Republic of Guyana and the Republic of Suriname to strengthen Cooperation to combat COVID-19

Meeting between the Cooperative Republic of Guyana and the Republic of Suriname to strengthen Cooperation to combat COVID-19

Staff Writer Staff Writer- April 21, 2020

April 21, 2020 - Officials of Guyana and Suriname met via video conference on Monday 20 April 2020, with a ... Read More

National Stakeholders’ Working Group activated to address Guyana’s COVID-19 response

Staff Writer Staff Writer- April 6, 2020

The Civil Defense Commission (CDC) today hosted a virtual meeting with over 50 representatives from various Ministries, subvention agencies and ... Read More

“More applications for extension of stay in 2019” – Head of Immigration and Support Services

“More applications for extension of stay in 2019” – Head of Immigration and Support Services

Ayana George Ayana George- June 12, 2019

– foreign investors and visitors urged to apply for their extension of stay early – immigration sector to pardon emergencies ... Read More

Over 80,000 passports issued so far 2018  

Over 80,000 passports issued so far 2018  

Staff Writer Staff Writer- December 4, 2018

- 48-page biometric passport to come onstream in 2018 DPI, Guyana, Tuesday, December 4, 2018 The Central Immigration and Passport ... Read More

Government identifies plot for humanitarian centre in Region One

Government identifies plot for humanitarian centre in Region One

Staff Writer Staff Writer- August 14, 2018

- IOM to lend support services to build capacity Georgetown, Guyana – (August 13, 2018) Minister of Citizenship, Mr. Winston ... Read More

Immigrants entering through legal ports will not be criminalised – Min. Greenidge

Immigrants entering through legal ports will not be criminalised – Min. Greenidge

Staff Writer Staff Writer- July 23, 2018

DPI, Guyana, Monday, July 23, 2018 At a press conference today Minister of Foreign Affairs, Carl Greenidge, noted Guyana will ... Read More

Opposition’s concern over foreign nationals “melodramatic” says Min. Greenidge

Opposition’s concern over foreign nationals “melodramatic” says Min. Greenidge

Staff Writer Staff Writer- June 26, 2018

DPI, Guyana, Tuesday, June 26, 2018 The matter of a large number of Haitians transiting in Guyana is “nothing new” ... Read More

Govt slams Opposition’s electoral list claim

Govt slams Opposition’s electoral list claim

Staff Writer Staff Writer- June 25, 2018

DPI, Guyana, Monday, June 25, 2018 Minister of Citizenship, Winston Felix today, rubbished as “utter nonsense” the opposition’s insinuation that ... Read More

Digitization process will speed up the work for GRO

Digitization process will speed up the work for GRO

Staff Writer Staff Writer- June 25, 2017

DPI/GINA, GUYANA, Sunday, June 25 2017 Minister of Citizenship, Winston Felix said that the digitization process of the General Registrar’s ... Read More

COVID-19 Alert!

Coronavirus disease spreads primarily through contact with an infected person when they cough or sneeze. It also spreads when a person touches a surface or object that has the virus on it, then touches their eyes, nose, or mouth. We urge citizens to practice good hygiene and social or physical distancing also adhere to the guidelines provided by the Ministry of Health, Guyana.