Frequently asked Questions
This list has been compiled from responses to questions from visitors
to the SDNP - Guyana site.
Working hours (business hours) for most agencies in Guyana are from Monday to Thursday
08:00 to 16:30 (12:00 to 20:30 GMT), Fridays 08:00 to15:30 (12:00 to 19:30
GMT). Shops and stores are open later on weekdays and on Saturdays.
Banks and Government agencies are usually closed on Saturdays.
For information about Trade, Tourism and Investment in Guyana
Guyana Office for Investment
Ministry of Trade, Tourism &
To find information about foreign missions in Guyana, and Guyanese missions
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
To register a domain name
SDNP - Domain Registration
For information about Education in Guyana
Ministry of Education
The University of Guyana
To find information about forestry in Guyana
Guyana Forestry Commission
Environmental Protection Agency
To purchase stamps from the Guyana Post Office
write to Postmaster General, Guyana Post Office, Post Office Building, Georgetown, Guyana email guypost.com (at) solutions2000.net
To find information about ancestors and relatives who came during indentureship,
The Major newspapers Guyana Chronicle, Stabroek News will publish requests as well
To find names, addresses of Guyanese
of Guyanese on the Internet
for Guyana and The Caribbean
To query about births, deaths, marriages
General Registrar Office
Tel : (592)-225-7561, 226-4575, 226-1291
Combinations of both 110V, 220V, 50Hz and 60Hz are found though 110V 60Hz
is slowly becoming more common. Blackouts and brownouts are not uncommon.
This is the new standard but is only slowly being adopted in some areas.
Gasolene is now sold in litres.
Local travel is mostly by taxi and cheaper minibus taxis (route taxis). See
The US standards are used (VHS, NSTC).
If you do not find the information you are looking for then please
contact us at questions6 (at) sdnp.org.gy