The Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) having noted the concerns of its many stakeholders in relation to the provision of services during the threat of COVID-19 (Coronavirus), wishes to advise the following:
1. How long is a Government pensioner’s life certificate valid?
A life certificate is valid for three (3) months. It is renewable on or before the last working day of the month in which it expires.
2. Who is authorised to endorse a life certificate?
Life Certificates for pensioners residing in Guyana must be certified by a Notary Public, Commissioner of Oaths, Head of Department, Justice of the Peace, Minister of Religion or the Manager of a Bank.
For pensioners living abroad, life certificates must be certified by a Notary Public or the Guyana Consulate of the country in which the pensioner resides.
Important: The certifying officer must affix an official stamp on the life certificate.
The general public is hereby notified of the following amendments to the Motor Vehicles and Road Traffic Act Cap. 51:02 (First Schedule A) in respect to Licencing Fees of Vehicles, effective March 23, 2016.