India visa requirements for Guyaneses

Travel and visa requirements

Indian Visa is not required for Guyaneses

Stay Duration: 90 days

Entry Requirements

  • Guyana passport holders can take a trip to India for a period of 90 days by applying for an e-visa. This e-visa cost about US$80.
  • Tourists from Guyana are advised to have applied for the e-visa, at least four days before departure.
  • All foreigners are to show a passport valid for a period of 6 months beyond the date of arrival into India. The passport should have at least two blank pages for visa stamping.
  • The import and export of foreign currencies are unlimited, however, amounts exceeding $ 5,000 or its equivalent would be declared.
  • Also, the importation and exportation of the local currency of India are set at a maximum of INR 25,000.
  • Visitors to Guyana with firearms need an Import Permit from the Directorate General of Civil Aviation in India.
  • Tourists need to show evidence that they have enough money to spend while in India.
  • Minors from Guyana visiting India alone are required to have a consent letter signed by both parents or guardian.
  • Nationals of Guyana will be required to show a certificate of yellow fever vaccination on entry into India. They are advised to also be vaccinated against common illnesses before departure.
  • Guyana citizens with pets (dogs and cats) must be accompanied by a veterinarian health certificate issued in Guyana.
  • Intending visitors can get to India from any international airport in Guyana. There are international airports in Timeri and Ogle.
  • Caribbean Airlines, Virgin Atlantic, Air Canada, COPA, Lufthansa and KLM are some of the airlines that fly from Guyana to India.
  • The estimated flight duration from Guyana to New Delhi, India is 1 day 1 hour.
  • India has a temperate and tropical climate. It has four major seasons which are summer which is from March to May, winter from December to February, monsoon from June to September and post-monsoon also known as northeast monsoon which is from October to November. 
  • Cows do wander freely in the streets of India even in major cities. They are harmless, so tourists are advised to give them room. Also, Indians value their cows and respecting these cows can prevent a bad relationship with the locals.
  • The official currency used in India is the Indian Rupee. Tourists can visit various banks and exchange outlets in the country to exchange their foreign currencies.
  • India is a country with hundreds of languages spoken in the country. It has no national language.  Hindi and English are however the official languages.
  • Hinduism, Christianity and Islam are the major religions in India. Other religions like Buddhism, Jainism and Sikhism are also present in the country, although as a minority.
  • The power and socket plug used in Singapore are of Type  C, D and M. The standard voltage is 230 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.
  • The Taj Mahal, The Holy City of Varanasi, Harmandir Sahib and The Golden City are some of the places tourists can visit while in India.
  • Tourists are advised to budget about $43 to spend on daily expenses while in India.
  • Transportation in India can be done with buses, train, taxis and small boats. 
  • India uses India Standard Time (GMT+5:30). India is 9 hour and 30 minutes ahead of Guyana.
  • Special delicacies tourists can try while in India are butter chicken, alu gobi, rogan josh and samosas.
  • Tourists are expected to be courteous and conscious of existing rules and customs as they go about their tourism-related activities.

Frequently Asked Questions

What do India produce?

India is seen as a leading producer of lemons, oil-seeds, bananas, mangoes and papayas, and also known as the second-largest producer of wheat, rice, sugar cane, many vegetables, tea, cotton and silkworms and more.

When is the best time to visit India?

Travelling to India depends on the destination, activities and season of travel. In  Northern and Central India, the best time to go is from October- March, when the weather is mild.

What is the most practiced religion in India?

Hinduism, Christianity and Islam are the major religions in India. Other religions like Buddhism, Jainism and Sikhism are also present in the country, although as a minority.

What is the level of crime rate in India?

 The level of crime rate is moderate in India and it is relatively safe for tourists. Visitors are still advised to take necessary cautions while in the country.