Visa Application Guidelines for AISM International Students

AISM will be delighted to assist students who are seeking a student visa for Guyana, this will also include Visa renewals. Below we have listed the steps to follow:

We will need copies of documents such as your passport and any certificates for your educational qualifications, which should be notarized.

Please make sure that you get them to us in good time, so that we can check and confirm that everything is in order and your entry into the country is not delayed.

If you have any difficulties, please do not hesitate to get in touch with the team. We are here to support you every step of the way.

In the first instance, we will examine your Visa application for you to ensure it is correctly filled in and submitted.

As with all other documents it is essential that you send them to AISM as early as you are able, so in the event that any corrections or additonal paperwork is required it can dealt with in good time.

We will keep you informed at all times. In the unlikely event that there is a change to VISA arrangements we will of course inform you immedietly, providing our full support.

The above process can take up to four or five weeks to complete. So please do not be concerned if you do not recieve immediete replies.

Following the recommendations described above ensuring documentation is submitted as early as possible. It is then likely that we will be able to ensure that all paperwork is completed well in advance of your arrival to Guyana and AISM.

Our team is very experienced in assisting students with their VISA applications and required documentation, so please be assured of our full support and attention.

The next step will be a letter of confirmation which will be issued to you prior to travel to Guyana. On your arrival at the airport, a member of our team will welcome you to confirm you are issued with a VISA.

It is essential that on your arrival in Guyana you have this letter of confirmation with you to ensure your smooth entry into the country.

As indicated a member of our team will be waiting for you, providing full assistance through the airport and onto the university.

You will require documents from your country’s Guyanese Embassy with you on arrival. Amongst the documents should be the acceptance letter with you on arrival in Guyana.

Below is a checklist of items that you will require. If there is anything on this list that you are unsure of, please do not hesitate to get in touch with a member of the team who will be delighted to assist you.

The document list can seem daunting! But please don’t worry you are a member of the AISM family and as such you can rely on support that will take you every step of the way.

To assist you below is a checklist of the documents that you will require:

  • Letter of admission and/or acceptance from AISM

  • Two copies of the completed VISA application along with two passport size photographs which should be recent.

  • Your passport which should have at least 6 months remaining before renewal.

  • Police approval certificate and background check.

  • Evidence of funds which should show at least $3,000 ($600,000 GYD) in the account (with Bank certification/proof).

  • Yellow Fever vaccination certificate.

The nationals of some countries, eg. the USA, Japan etc do not require a VISA. However, India, Bangladesh, Nigeria, and other countries do require a VISA. You can check your VISA requirements by following this link to the Ministry Of Foreign Affairs Guyana.

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