COVID-19 Advisory for Guyanese stranded overseas

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Passengers at the CJIA. [File Photo]
Following a special meeting last Friday, the National COVID-19 Task Force announced that within the controlled re-entry policy, the Task Force has approved the return of approximately 300 Guyanese nationals who are stranded overseas and who have registered with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs via Guyanese Embassies, High Commissions and Honourary Consuls.

According to the Task Force, this approval encompasses Guyana nationals in Trinidad and Tobago and in New York, New Jersey, Florida and other states in the United States of America and also in other countries; and is subject to certain strict conditions.

The following Advisory was issued today by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Guyana): 

Kindly be advised that Guyanese who are overseas and who have been approved to return to Guyana or who are desirous of returning to Guyana are required to complete the form at the link (https://www.minfor.gov.gy/…/…/05/Repatriation-Form_Final.pdf) and submit same to their closest diplomatic mission or directly to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to the either or both of the following officers:

Comica Johnson
Foreign Service Officer II
Protocol and Consular Affairs Department
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
“Takuba Lodge”
Office (592) 226-1606, Ext 276 | Email [email protected]
254 South Road and Shiv Chanderpaul Drive, Georgetown, Guyana
Mobile:618-4929

Nacifa Watson
Foreign Service Officer II
Protocol and Consular Affairs Department
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Office (592) 226-1606, Ext 326 Email [email protected]
Mobile 646-9932