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Queries can be made Monday - Thursday between the hours 8am - 11:30am.
Marriage Licences can be uplifted Monday - Friday between 8am - 10am ONLY

Overseas Registration

A person born outside Guyana after the commencement of this Constitution (Constitution of the Co-operative Republic of Guyana) shall become a citizen of Guyana at the date of his birth if at that date his father or his mother is a citizen of Guyana otherwise than by virtue of this article. 

Requirements for Overseas Registration

  • Original Birth Certificate for the Child/Person being registered. 
  • If the original(Birth Certificate) is in a foreign language, it must be translated to english. 
  • At least one(1) parent must be Guyanese by birth. 
  • Registrant must be born after the 26th May, 1966 to qualify for Overseas Registration. 
  • Original Birth Certificate for the Registrant will be retained. 


Applications can be made via the Embassy / Consulate.