Guyana, Colombia agree visa-free travel

The governments of Guyana and Colombia on Wednesday  signed an `Agreement on Mutual Exemption of Visa for Holders of Ordinary Passports’, a release from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs here said yesterday.

Signed on the margins of the 47th Regular Session of the General Assembly of the Organization of American States in Cancún, Mexico, the Agreement will allow holders of Ordinary Passports to enter and stay in the territories of the two countries without a visa for a period not exceeding ninety days. This period would be renewable for an additional period of up to ninety days, provided that the total length of stay does not exceed 180 days per year.

 

Guyana’s Foreign Minister Carl Greenidge (left) and a Colombian official shaking hands on the deal. (Ministry of Foreign Affairs photo)0303

The Agreement will become effective after the internal legal procedures for “entry into force” have been completed by both countries.

The governments of Guyana and Colombia on Wednesday  signed an `Agreement on Mutual Exemption of Visa for Holders of Ordinary Passports’, a release from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs here said yesterday.

Signed on the margins of the 47th Regular Session of the General Assembly of the Organization of American States in Cancún, Mexico, the Agreement will allow holders of Ordinary Passports to enter and stay in the territories of the two countries without a visa for a period not exceeding ninety days. This period would be renewable for an additional period of up to ninety days, provided that the total length of stay does not exceed 180 days per year.

The Agreement will become effective after the internal legal procedures for “entry into force” have been completed by both countries.

 

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