Registration of Births of Guyanese Living Overseas

Registration of Births of Guyanese Living Overseas

If one or both of your parents are Guyanese citizens and you were born overseas on or after May 26, 1966, you are entitled to register your birth as a Guyanese citizen. You will be able to exercise your full rights as a citizen of Guyana when your birth is registered.

Procedure and Requirements for Registration of Birth of Children born to Guyanese Parents in a foreign country or citizen by descent       

For the registration of a citizen of Guyana by descent, the following documents must be submitted to the:

Embassy of the Republic of Guyana

Havana, Cuba.

Postal Address:
506 18th Street, Miramar, Playa.
Phone: (+53)7 204 2249
(+53)7 206 9740
(+53)7207 9564

  1. Application Form, which must be completed in duplicate, signed and notarized.
  2. Original Guyana Birth Certificate of at least one parent who is Guyanese.
  3. Original Birth Certificate of child/children.
  4. Original Marriage Certificate of parents (if married)
  5. Money Order in the amount of Thirty Dollars ($30.00) made payable to the Embassy of Guyana which includes a fee of Ten Dollars ($10.00) for return postage of the certificate.

NB:  The accompanying documents will not be returned to the applicant, since they thereafter become part of the records of the Registrar General’s Office.

Application for Registration as a Guyanese by Descent (FORM)