Local services

Emergency services

Emergency services exist but may be subject to certain limitations. In case of emergency, dial:

  • police: 115
  • medical assistance: 113
  • firefighters and helicopter medical emergency service: 110
  • assistance during a natural disaster: 115

Consular assistance

Paramaribo - Consulate of Canada
Street AddressVSH UNITED, Van't Hogerhuysstraat 9-11, Paramaribo, SurinamePostal AddressVSH UNITED, Van't Hogerhuysstraat 9-11, Paramaribo, SurinameTelephone+597 424575 / +597 424527Fax+597 425962Emailgrgtn@international.gc.caFacebookHigh Commission of Canada to Guyana and Suriname
Georgetown - High Commission of Canada
Street AddressHigh and Young Streets, Georgetown, GuyanaPostal AddressP.O. Box 10880, Georgetown, GuyanaTelephone(592) 227-2081 / (592) 227-2082 / (592) 227-2083 / (592) 227-2084 / (592) 227-2085Fax(592) 225-8380Emailgrgtn@international.gc.caInternetwww.guyana.gc.caServicesPassport Services AvailableFacebookHigh Commission of Canada to GuyanaTwitter@CanAmbGuyanaConsular district


For emergency consular assistance, call the High Commission of Canada in Georgetown, Guyana, and follow the instructions. At any time, you may also contact the Emergency Watch and Response Centre in Ottawa.

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