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Organization : Ministry of Home Affairs
Facility : Overseas Registration
Country : Guyana
Website : http://gro.moha.gov.gy/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=65&Itemid=72

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Overseas Registration :

A person born outside Guyana after the commencement of this Constitution (Constitution of the Co-operative Republic of Guyana) shall become a citizen of Guyana at the date of his birth if at that date his father or his mother is a citizen of Guyana otherwise than by virtue of this article.

Related : Ministry of Home Affairs Apply for a Birth Certificate Guyana : www.statusin.org/28182.html

Requirements for Overseas Registration :
** Original Birth Certificate for the Child/Person being registered.
** If the original(Birth Certificate) is in a foreign language, it must be translated to english.

** At least one(1) parent must be Guyanese by birth.
** Registrant must be born after the 26th May, 1966 to qualify for Overseas Registration.
** Original Birth Certificate for the Registrant will be retained.

Process :
Applications can be made via the Embassy / Consulate.

About Us :
The General Register Office is a department of the Ministry of Home Affairs and is located at the Guyana Post Office Corporation. It operates in accordance with Chapters 44:01 Births and Deaths and 45:01 Marriages of the laws of Guyana.

Formerly a Micro film unit used to be located at the Ministry of Health; it has now been relocated at the Guyana Post Office Corporation building Robb Street.

FAQs :
1. How do I apply for a Birth/Death/Marriage Certificate from the General Register Office?
To apply for a Birth/Death/Marriage Certificate you must;
** Go to any Post Office, purchase a Birth Death/Marriage Certificate form and fill it in

** Give the completed form back to the Post Office Clerk
** Pay the processing fee of G$300 at any Post Office, this is the cost of one copy.

The Certificate would then be posted to you. Should you have a query or not receive the certificate, please enquire at the General Register Office, Anna Regina or New Amsterdam.

2. What are the fees and how can I pay?
The processing fee of G$300 at any Post Office, this is the cost of one copy. The Certificate would then be posted to you. Should you have a query or not receive the certificate, please enquire at the General Register Office, Anna Regina or New Amsterdam.

3. How long will my postal application take?
Once you would have submitted your application by post via a Post Office branch, the application usually takes about three (3) weeks.

4. I can’t come to your office in person, can someone get a Certificate there on my behalf?
Yes, someone can submit your application by post via a Post Office branch.

Contact Us :
General Register Office,
GPO Building,
Robb Street,
Georgetown Guyana.

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