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French Guiana Passport & Visa Requirements

Visa Agencies

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Travel Visa Pro, San Francisco, USA. (866) 378-1722 or www.TravelVisaPro.com

Travel Visa Pro in UK: +44 (0) 20 3743 3155 or www.travelvisapro.co.uk.


Entry requirements for Americans

US citizens must have a passport that is valid for at least three months after the period of intended stay in French Guiana. No visa is required for a stay of up to three months.

Entry requirements for UK nationals

British citizens must have a passport valid for at least three months after the period of intended stay in French Guiana. A visa is not required for passports endorsed British Citizen. No visa is required for stays of up to three months for holders of passports endorsed British National (overseas), British Overseas Territories Citizen (containing a Certificate of Entitlement to the Right of Abode issued by the United Kingdom), and British Subject (containing a Certificate of Entitlement to the Right of Abode issued by the United Kingdom).

Entry requirements for Canada

Canadian citizens must have a passport that is valid for at least three months after the period of intended stay in French Guiana. No visa is required for a stay of up to three months.

Entry requirements for Australians

Australian citizens must have a passport that is valid for at least three months after the period of intended stay in French Guiana. No visa is required for a stay of up to 90 days.

Entry requirements for South Africans

South Africans require a passport that is valid for at least three months after the period of intended stay, and a visa, to enter French Guiana.

Entry requirements for New Zealanders

New Zealand citizens must have a passport that is valid for at least three months after the period of intended stay in French Guiana. No visa is required for a stay of up to three months.

Entry requirements for Irish nationals

Irish citizens must have a passport that is valid for at least three months after the period of intended stay in French Guiana. No visa is required for nationals of Ireland.

Passport/Visa Note

All visitors to French Guiana must hold an onward or return ticket and valid travel documentation for their next destination; as well as sufficient funds to cover their stay in the country, or a lodging certificate. Schengen Visas are also valid for French Guiana, provided they are endorsed "also valid for French Guiana." A yellow fever vaccination certificate is required to enter French Guiana. NOTE: It is highly recommended that your passport has at least six months validity remaining after your intended date of departure from your travel destination. Immigration officials often apply different rules to those stated by travel agents and official sources.

Note: Passport and visa requirements are liable to change at short notice. Travellers are advised to check their entry requirements with their embassy or consulate.

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