Tourism

British tourism is the most important and largest European presence in Guatemala since 2010 to date, and is constantly growing.

Guatemala & The UK

Our Embassy focuses on promoting tourism, trade, investment, cultural exchange and cooperation between the United Kingdom and Guatemala. We strive to strengthen friendship ties and cooperation between both countries

Multilateralism

Through our Embassy in the United Kingdom, Guatemala is actively present in International organizations based in London: International Sugar Organization, International Maritime Organization, International Coffee Organization

Culture & Arts

Guatemalan author Miguel Angel Asturias, winner of the 1967 Nobel Prize for Literature, is one of the 6 authors from Latin America to be awarded with this prestigious award, and the only author in Central America to form part of this select club.

History & Nature

Cradle of the Mayan Civilisation and having at least 3 UNESCO World Heritage sites to visit, Guatemala is a perfect destination for History, Nature, and Adventure lovers.

Exports & Imports

In 2017, the United Kingdom was listed as Guatemala's commercial partner on a worldwide scale for its exports at position number 16 and for its imports at position number 33.

Commercial Balance

The commercial balance of Guatemala with the United Kingdom presents a stable and surplus trend, derived from the fact that the country exports more than imports, with an average annual variation of 81.6% from 2010 to 2017.

Welcome to the

Embassy of Guatemala

to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Embassy Is Open 24 / 7 For Emergencies

CONSULAR SERVICES

Our Consular section is here to provide services and assistance to Guatemalan nationals in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. It also provides foreign nationals with visa requirements and services to visit Guatemala.

COMMERCE & INVESTMENT

The trade balance with the United Kingdom is favourable for Guatemala from 2010 to date.
Guatemala is open for business

GUATEMALA & THE UK

Our Embassy focuses on promoting tourism, trade, investment, cultural exchange and cooperation between the United Kingdom and Guatemala. We strive to strengthen friendship ties and cooperation between both countries.

Multilateralism

Through our Embassy in the United Kingdom, Guatemala is actively present in International organizations based in London: International Sugar Organization, International Maritime Organization, International Coffee Organization.

THE EMBASSY

The main function of our Embassy is the representation of Guatemala in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland whilst protecting the interests of our country and its citizens, keep communication channels open between both governments, and focuses on promoting tourism, trade, investment, cultural exchange and cooperation between the United Kingdom and Guatemala.

We strive to strengthen friendship ties and cooperation between both countries and follow up on the matters that are of interest to both our countries.

Our Consular section is here to provide services and assistance to Guatemalan nationals in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and to provide foreign nationals with information and services about visa requirements to visit Guatemala.


Countries where Ambassador Acisclo Valladares Molina is non-resident Ambassador:

Ireland, since 20th of June 2012
Republic of South Africa, since 3rd of October 2012
Federal Republic of Nigeria, since 15th of April 2014.
Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, since 29th October 2012
United Arab Emirates, since 25th of February 2015.
State of Qatar, since 31st of august 2015.
State of Kuwait, since 13 of May 2014.
Republic of Kenya, since 11 of February 2014.
Oman Sultanate, since 24th April 2014.
Republic of Equatorial Guinea, since 20th of February 2015.
Republic of Senegal, Style copies were submitted March 2, 2017
Kingdom of Bahrein, since 7 of march 2017.
Republic of Ghana, since 30th of September 2016.
Republic of Mozambique, since 22nd of March 2017.

THE TEAM

  • Olga María Pérez Tuna

    The Minister Counselor

  • Demet Basaran Bethancourt

    The Third Secretary in charge of Consular Affairs

  • Cecilia Santamarina de Orive

    The Cultural Attachée 

  • Stefania Velo

    The Executive Assistant

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                                        Ambassador of the <br>Republic of Guatemala<br>
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HE Acisclo Valladares-Molina

HE Acisclo Valladares Molina Ambassador of the
Republic of Guatemala
Since 2010

CONSULAR SERVICES

Our Consular Section offers the following Consular Services & assistance to Guatemalan nationals:

New Passports and Passport Renewals

Requirements:

  • Passport
  • Personal Identification Document (DPI) / Recent Birth Certificate (Maximum 6 Months From RENAP)
  • USD$65 Cash (Exact Change)

Special Travel Passes

Requirements:

  • Copy Of Passport
  • Personal Identification Document Or Certification Of The Recent Birth Certificate Issued By RENAP
  • Airplane Ticket
  • Recent Passport Photo

Civil Registry Acts

Requirements For Registration of Births:

  • Original Birth Certificate Of The Minor (Maximum 6 Months From RENAP) / Personal Identification Document (DPI)
  • The Presence Of The Two Parents With Their Identification Documents (Passports)
    Civil registry of the parents' marriage

Requirements For Registration Of Mariage:

  • Certificate of marriage authenticated by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office
    Passports of both parties

Requirements For Deaths:

  • Death certificate authenticated by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and our Guatemalan Birth Departure Mission

Our Consular Section also provides information and visa services to foreign nationals wishing to visit Guatemala:

VISA Applications

UK passport holders are exempt from the visa requirement, for a stay of up to 90 days entering as tourists.

In the other cases, please contact us at consular@embaguate.com for VISA eligibility requirements and the application process.

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GUATEMALAN NATIONALS


You do not need a visa to visit the United Kingdom and can stay in the for a maximum of six months as a TOURIST.

PLEASE NOTE: The United Kingdom reserves the right of entry into the country
So Please:

- Provide proof of accommodation (hotel reservation / invitation letter)


- Provide proof of sufficient funds during your stay (credit card)


- Provide proof of return ticket to Guatemala


IF YOU ARE PLANNING TO STAY FOR MORE THAN 6 MONTHS YOU WILL NEED TO APPLY FOR A VISA WITH THE UNITED KINGDOM AUTHORITIES:

FEATURED EVENTS

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11th August 2019

GENERAL ELECTIONS 2019

The second round of elections is to be held on the 11th of August 2019.

GUATEMALAS' BRANCHES OF GOVERNMENT

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The Congress of the Republic

The Presidency of Guatemala

Supreme Court of Justice of Guatemala

GUATEMALAS' GOVERNING BODIES

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Constitutional Court of Guatemala
Electoral Supreme Court
Attorney General of the Nation
Public Ministry
CGC
Human Rights Ombudsman

CULTURE & ARTS

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Guatemalan music

Discover the music that is deeply routed into the Mayan World. VIEW

Guatemalan art & design

Discover the art of the Mayan World. VIEW

GUATEMALAN LITERATURE

Discover our rich and diverse Guatemalan Literature and authors VIEW

dance

Explore the vibrant history of Guatemalan dance. VIEW

fashion

Guatemala is home to some of the most talented fashion designers in the world. VIEW

nature

Guatemala is one of the 19 megadiverse countries in the world, discover its nature & history. VIEW

STAY UP TO DATE ON SOCIAL MEDIA

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PAST EVENTS

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July 3, 2019
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MENSAJE A LA COMUNIDAD GUATEMALTECA: RESULTADOS OFICIALES DE LAS ELECCIONES GENERALES EN GUATEMALA 2019

La Embajada de Guatemala en el Reino Unido de Gran Bretaña e Irlanda del Norte comparte con la comunidad guatemalteca residente en el Reino Unido de Gran Bretaña e Irlanda…

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June 28, 2019
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MENSAJE A LA COMUNIDAD GUATEMALTECA RESULTADOS PRELIMINARES DE LAS ELECCIONES GENERALES EN GUATEMALA 2019

La Embajada de Guatemala en el Reino Unido de Gran Bretaña e Irlanda del Norte comparte con la comunidad guatemalteca residente en el Reino Unido de Gran Bretaña e Irlanda…

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MENSAJE A LA COMUNIDAD GUATEMALTECA PRESIDENCIA PRO-TEMPORE SICA DE GUATEMALA

La Embajada de Guatemala en el Reino Unido de Gran Bretaña e Irlanda del Norte se permite compartir con la comunidad guatemalteca residente en el Reino Unido de Gran Bretaña…

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MENSAJE A LA COMUNIDAD GUATEMALTECA ELECCIONES GENERALES EN GUATEMALA 2019

La Embajada de Guatemala en el Reino Unido de Gran Bretaña e Irlanda del Norte se permite recordar a la comunidad guatemalteca residente en el Reino Unido de Gran Bretaña…

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May 13, 2019
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MESSAGE TO THE GUATEMALAN COMMUNITY

La Embajada de Guatemala en el Reino Unido de Gran Bretaña e Irlanda del Norte comparte a la comunidad guatemalteca residente en el Reino Unido de Gran Bretaña e Irlanda…

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February 21, 2019
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VIA Arts Prize

The VIA Arts Prize is London's bespoke visual Ibero-American themed arts competition. It is organised by the Embassies of Latin America, Spain and Portugal and is hosted annually at the Embassy…

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