Continuous Registration Exercise begins on January 3

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The Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) will commence a continuous registration exercise on January 3, 2023, for eligible persons, at all of its permanent Registration Offices in the ten Administrative Regions.

This registration exercise will conclude on May 31, 2023.

During this registration exercise, any person who will be 14 years and older by the June 30, 2023, and is a Guyanese citizen by birth, descent, naturalization, or is a citizen from a Commonwealth country living in Guyana for one year or more, can apply for registration, providing he/she was never registered.

Existing registrants who are desirous of updating their records such as a request to correct or change their names, date of birth, occupation and update their addresses are advised that those transactions would also be facilitated during this exercise.

Persons desirous of conducting any registration transaction whether new registration or changes/corrections to their particulars are required to visit the GECOM Registration Office responsible for their area of residence with the relevant source documents which are:

• Original Birth Certificate, valid Passport, Adoption Certificate, Naturalization Certificate or Certificate of Registration, and Deed Poll along with original Birth Certificate (if applicable) in the case of making applications for new registration.

• Original Marriage Certificate, Marriage Certificate with Decree Absolute for divorced women, Deed Poll with Birth Certificate, or a new original Birth Certificate reflecting the new name in the case of application for change/correction of name and other particulars.

Registration transactions can be done during the official working hours outlined below:

Mondays to Thursdays 08:00hrs – 12:00hrs and 13:00hrs – 16:30hrs

Fridays 08:00hrs – 12:00hrs and 13:00hrs – 15:30hrs