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Passenger Arrival and Cargo Information

Passenger Arrival and Cargo Information

June 8, 2020

In accordance with regulations made under the Customs Act (Cap. 82:01), all aircraft or ships arriving in or departing from Guyana, are required to provide advanced information to Customs, detailing the amount of persons and cargo on board the said aircraft or ships.

The information must be provided: –

  • not later than fifteen minutes after departure from the last port of call, if it is a commercial flight
  • not later than thirty minutes prior to the departure from the last port of call, if it is a private aircraft
  • not later than twenty-four hours prior to arrival, if it is arriving from outside the domestic space (Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, St. Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines and Trinidad and Tobago); and
  • not later than one hour prior to arrival of the aircraft or ship from the last port of call, if it is arriving from a destination within the domestic space (Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, St. Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines and Trinidad and Tobago).

The information must be submitted by the Master of the aircraft or ship as follows: –

Aircraft
  • Agents submit information to supervisors at the respective international airports, in hard copy (CJIA, Eugene F. Correia International – Ogle Airport).
Vessel
  • Agents submit Manifest in ASYCUDA
  • Boarding officer at the Boathouse receives Manifest number of the document submitted from the agent
  • After boarding, the date and time are entered in ASYCUDA by the boarding officer to validate the Manifest.

The above-mentioned regulations are also applicable to vessels travelling to and from the Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSPO) facility. Intentional failure to transmit, or reckless submission of incomplete, or false advance information, will result in a penalty of G$20,000,000.

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