Time difference with Switzerland
- 5 h / - 6 h during our summer time
Country code for calling Switzerland
00 41 (disregard '0' preceding Swiss area codes)
110/220 volt / adapter required
Travel documents for Swiss citizens
Passport still valid 6 months or more after end of stay, return or onward travel ticket and proof of sufficient funds.
Swiss Embassy / Consulate
Caracas (Venezuela), Centro Letonia, Torre Ing-Bank, piso 15, Av. Eugenio Mendoza y San Felipe, La Castellana
Tel. +58 212 267 95 85
8.30 - 12.30 h (Mon - Thu)
8.30 - 12.30 h and 15.00 - 17.00 h (Fri)
8.00 - 12.00 h and 13.00 - 16.00 h (Mon - Fri)
8.00 - 12.00 h (Sat)
International driver's licence required for car rentals.
Driving exposes travelers to substantial risks.
Do not drink tap water.
Mosquito protection advised.
Risk of dengue fever.
Risk of malaria in certain areas.
Vaccination against yellow fever, diphtheria, tetanus, hepatitis A, polio and measles recommended.
Travelers who wish to travel to this country are advised to inquire about current traveler safety prior to departure.
Relatively high crime rate, especially in Georgetown.
Observe elementary safety precautions.
Do not carry valuables (watches, jewelry, expensive cameras, etc.) on you.
Avoid demonstrations and large crowds.
Piracy is common in Guyana waters and is also directed at merchant vessels and yachts.
Special legal regulations
Very strict laws to fight illegal drugs.
For current travel informations visit also http://www.eda.admin.ch/