Renunciation of Citizenship

The Application for renunciation of Guyanese citizenship should be accompanied by the following documents:

  1. Letter stating reason for surrendering Guyanese Nationality.
  2. Renunciation forms (completed in duplicate) and signed in the presence of, and by a Notary Public.
  3. Two Passport-size photographs.
  4. Copy of document of acceptance of new citizenship, or copy of letter outlining circumstances which require renunciation of Guyanese citizenship.
  5. Copy of applicant’s passport issued by new country of citizenship (if applicable).
  6. Guyana Passport.
  7. Certified copy of applicant’s Birth Certificate.
  8. Copy of current identification card.
  9. Contact information: Full address; telephone number – mobile and landline; and e-mail address.

The application, accompanied by the above mentioned documents should be submitted to:

The Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Citizenship
164 Waterloo Street,

Phone: 592-227-1193

 Application for Renunciation of Guyanese Citizenship