Are you travelling to Guatemala?

The Republic of Guatemala is a developing country located south of Mexico. Other neighbouring countries include Belize, El Salvador, and Honduras. The highest mountain in Central America is Volcan Tajumulco, at 4,220 meters, located in Guatemala. Its climate is hot and tropical in the lowlands and colder in the highland mountains.

Capital City: Guatemala City

Languages: Spanish

Population: 15.9 million

Currency: Quetzal

Entry Requirements:

  • Tourist visa is not required. Business or Student visa is required. Canadians must have a passport.
  • Yellow Fever vaccination certificate may be required for travellers coming from countries with YF transmission.

Diseases to consider:

Travel Alerts

Check Government of Canada advisories specific to Guatemala here.