the French citizens
The national indentity card or the passport.
For the citizens of the E.E.C
Passport without visa, used as official indentity card or valid French residence
For the foreign countries inhabitants out of E.E.C
For the natives of the USA, Canada, and Japan
For a stay of less than 3 months, an identity paper with a photograph.
A free visa for regularization will be delivered to them at the entrance.
This visa is valid only for the duration of the stay and the only oversea
department where it is delivered.
Passport and Visa
South Africa - Bolivia - Domenica - Sainte Luce - Barbados - Jamaica - Trinidad
- Haiti - Honduras - San Salvador - Dominican Republic - Turkey
Creole: regional language
The American dollar is accepted as well as the travellers' cheques and the
credit cards. In some establishments, the cheques are not accepted if your
address is not in Guadeloupe (chèque hors place).
running water is drinkable everywhere. Mineral water is also proposed to the
consumers. The electrical current is 220 volts.
: many phone boxes, portables network.
obligatory vaccine to go to Guadeloupe, Martinique.
for the people arriving from South America and some of the Caribbean islands, an
international certificate against variola and the yellow fever can be required.
you travel by plane, it is strictly forbidden to transport plants. These
provisions are taken to protect some particularly significant species. For
example the banana in the West Indies would not resist certain forms of
cercosporiose. Thus, avoid taking along with you your vegetable garden. It would
not pass the Customs.
entrance of domestic animals in the DOM, requires some conditions: the animal
must be tattooed, have a health record with its up to date vaccinations and an
anti-rabic certificate established at least 30 days before the travel but not
more than one year earlier. It is prohibited to import animals except if
this animal has resided in an approved country (Australia....) for one month if
he was living just before in Metropolitan France for 6 months.
Addresses in Paris of the tourist agencies of Doms
Tourist bureau of Guadeloupe
43 rue des Tilleuls 92100 Boulogne Billancourt
Tel.: 01 46 04 00 88. Fax: 01 46 04 74 03
Tourist bureau of Martinique
2 rue des Moulins 75001 Paris
Tel.: 01 44 77 86 00. Fax: 01 49 26 03 63.
committee of Tourism of Guyana
1 rue Clapeyron 75008 Paris
Tel.: 01 42 94 15 16. Fax: 01 42 94 14 65.
clothing. Take a hot clothing, sunglasses and solar protection products.
protect yourself from
a good trip...