Passport, Visa, Embassy

Passport & Visa Info
The following details relate to holders of adult normal passports (requirements for children may be different), if any other type of passport or travel document is held, entry requirements should be checked with the relevant embassy or consulate.


Required, but NOT by the following:
1) Holders of an official travel document issued by the Government of El Salvador, Honduras & Nicaragua.
2) Holders of an expired passport issued to nationals of Guatemala.
3) For a tourist visit by nationals of United States & Canada provided holding proof of citizenship.

Passport Validity: Passports should be valid for 6 months.

The following DO NOT require a visa:
1) Nationals of Guatemala.
2) Holders of British passports with nationality `British Citizen'.
3) For stays up to 3 months by nationals of Andorra, Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Chile, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Israel, Italy, Japan, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland & Uruguay.
4) For stays up to 1 month by holders of passports issued to nationals of Mexico.
5) For stays up to 1 month by nationals of Australia, Belize, Brazil, Canada, Costa Rica, El Salvador, France, Greece, Honduras, Ireland Rep, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Portugal, San Marino, Spain, Taiwan, United States, Vatican City & Venezuela.
6) Holders of re-entry permits.

Air Transit
Required by all except those as noted above and:
1) Persons continuing their journey to a third country by the same or first connecting aircraft within 24 hours provided holding confirmed onward reservations & tickets, except:
a) Nationals of Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Angola, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Belarus, Benin, Bhutan, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Botswana, Brunei Darussalam, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Central African Rep, China, Congo, Congo Dem Rep, Croatia, Cuba, Djibouti, Dominican Rep, Ecuador, Estonia, Ethiopia, Georgia, Guam, Guyana, Haiti, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Korea (North), Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Liberia, Libya, Lithuania, Macedonia, Malaysia, Malawi, Maldives, Mali, Mauritania, Moldova, Mongolia, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Oman, Pakistan, Peru, Qatar, Russia, Rwanda, Serbia & Montenegro, Singapore, Slovenia, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uganda, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia & Zimbabwe.
b) All other African & Asian countries (except nationals of Egypt, Greece, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Korea (South), Philippines, United States & holders of Taiwan passports).

U.S. Embassy or Consulate in Guatemala
Guatemala Cityat Avenida La Reforma 7-01, Zone 10
Guatemala City, Guatemala City
Tel: (502) 2326-4000
Fax: (502) 2332-4353.
Office hours: (8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.), or (502)

Guatemala Embassy or Consulate in U.S.

Washington DC Office
925 Fifteenth Street N.W.
Suite 300
Washington, D.C. 20005
Tel: 1-800-874-5100, 202-638-3800
Fax: 202-638-4674

New York Office
641 Lexington Avenue
Suite 1435
New York, NY 10022
Tel: 1- 877-874-5104, 212-223-1735
Fax: 212-634-6361

San Francisco Office
3 Embarcadero Center
Lobby Level, Suite 2
San Francisco, CA 94111
Tel: 1-888-874-5100, 415-399-1515
Fax: 415-399-1001

UK Embassy or Consulate in Guatemala
Guatemala, Guatemala City, British Embassy
British Embassy
Edificio Torre Internacional, Nivel 11
16 Calle 0-55, Zona 10
Guatemala City
Tel: (502) 2380 7300
Fax: (502) 2380-7339
Office hour:
GMT: Mon-Thurs: 1400-1830 / 1930-2300, Fri: 1400-1800
Local Time:
Mon-Thurs: 0800-1230 / 1330-1700, Fri: 0800-1200
Consular Section
GMT: Mon-Tues: 1400-1800 and 1930-2230, Wed-Thurs: 1400-1800, Fri: 1400-1700
Local Time:
Mon-Tues: 0800-1200 and 1330-1630, Wed-Thurs: 0800-1200, Fri: 0800-1100

Guatemala Embassy or Consulate in UK
Visas are not required by British citizens to enter Guatemala and can visit freely for up to 90 days. If your stay in Guatemala is longer than 90 days you should go to the General Directorate of Migration in
Guatemala to apply for an extension to the 90-day rule.

Embassy Office
3A Fawcett Street
London SW10 9HN
Main switchboard: (020) 7351 3042
Fax: (020) 7376 5708

Guatemala Embassy or Consulate Office in Italy
Ente Nazionale del Turismo del Guatemala
Viale Prassilla 152
00124 Roma
Tel: +39 6 509-16626
Fax: +39 6 505-3406

Guatemala Embassy or Consulate Office in Mexico
Instituto Guatemalteco de Turismo / Guatemalan Tourism Institute (INGUAT)
Embajada de Guatemala
Av. Explanada 1025
Lomas Chapultepec 11000
México 4, D.F. México
Tel: +52 5 520-6680 or 5209249
Fax: +52 5 202-1142

Guatemala Embassy or Consulate Office in Spain
Instituto Guatemalteco de Turismo / Guatemalan Tourism Institute (INGUAT)
Calle Rafael Salgado No.3, 10o. derecha
28036 Madrid, España
Tel: +34 91 3441417
Fax: +34 91 4587894

Guatemala Embassy or Consulate Office in UK
Instituto Guatemalteco de Tourismo / Guatemala Tourist Board (INGUAT)
Embassy of Guatemala
13 Fawcett Street
London SW10 9HN
Tel: +44 20 7351-3042
Fax: +44 20 7376 5708

Guatemala Embassy or Consulate Office in USA: DC
Instituto Guatemalteco de Turismo / Guatemalan Tourism Institute (INGUAT)
Embassy of Guatemala
2220 R Street Northwest
Washington, D.C. 20008
Tel: +1 202 745-4952, 1-888-464-8281
Fax: +1 202 745-1908

Guatemala official tourism board office
Oficinas Centrales
01004, 7 av. 1-17 zona 4
Centro Civico
Ciudad de Guatemala
Tel: 24212800
E-mail: info@inguat.gob.gtEsta