French Guyana Entry Requirements

French Guyana Entry Requirements

Passport and visa regulations


Passport required visa required Return ticket required
Turkey Yes 2 Yes
EU countries 1 no 3
Switzerland Yes no 3
Austria Yes no 3
Germany 1 no 3

ID cards/identity cards

[1] et al. Germans can enter Germany for stays of up to 90 days with an identity card that is still valid for at least 6 months. However, if the arrival and departure takes place via third countries, a passport is required.

Passport information

Generally required, must still be valid for at least 6 months upon entry.

Visa information

A visa is generally required for French Guiana except for permanent residents of the following countries listed in the table above (unless otherwise stated: (a) Germany, Austria and all other EU countries;(c) Switzerland ;(b) [2] Turkish nationals holding a valid residence permit for a Schengen country for visa-free stays of up to 90 days within 180 days.The passport must have been issued within the last 10 years.

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Documents required upon entry

(a) Return or Onward Ticket. (b) Sufficient Funds. (c) Passport that is valid for at least 6 months upon entry. [3] EU citizens and Swiss nationals do not need a return or onward travel ticket for direct entry.

Extension of stay

EU citizens and Swiss citizens, among others, do not need a visa for stays longer than 90 days.

Entry with children

Since June 27, 2012, children need their own travel document (passport / children’s passport) for trips abroad (also within the EU). Entries of children in the parental passport are no longer possible. Unaccompanied minors under the age of 15 should carry a certified travel permit from the legal guardians who are not traveling with them.

French Guyana Entry Requirements