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Visas to French Guiana for citizens of Canada

French Guiana

According to our records visa is NOT required. Please contact our office for the latest visa requirements and fees.

Important Notes

For NON-CANADIAN passport holders, document checklist can be requested directly through our visa specialists.

NOTE: Visa-free stay period may depend on your citizenship.

NOTE: Visa requirements may vary for holders of diplomatic passports.

Entry requirements for CANADIAN passport holders:

  • Canadians must present a passport to visit French Guiana, which must be valid for at least months beyond the date of expected departure from that country. Prior to travelling, ask your transportation company about its requirements related to passport validity, which may be more stringent than the country's entry rules.
  • Tourist visa: Not required for stays up to 90 days
  • Long-stay or residency visa: Required for stays more than 90 days
  • Professional visa: Required
  • Student visa: Required
  • If you plan to go abroad, you should purchase the best travel insurance you can afford before you leave Canada. Your travel insurance should include health, life and disability coverage that will help you avoid large expenses, such as the cost of hospitalization or medical treatment outside Canada. If you are flying, being insured for flight cancellation, trip interruption, lost luggage and document replacement will save you from major disruptions and additional costs. If you are travelling by car, make sure you have driver and vehicle coverage in case you have an accident abroad.
  • Alien minors up to/including 17 years of age can be included in parent's passport, provided travelling with their parents.
  • Valid visas in full, invalidated travel documents are accepted provided accompanied by a new travel document.
  • Schengen visa is also valid for French Guiana, French West Indies and Reunion
  • Visitors are required to hold proof of sufficient funds to cover their stay and documents required for their next destination.
  • Passports and/or passport replacing documents issued more than 10 years prior to date of travel are not accepted.
  • Passports and/or passport replacing documents issued more than 10 years prior to date of travel are not accepted.
  • Visitors not holding return/onward tickets could be refused entry.