NOTICE to Importers, Retailers, Resellers of Alcohol and Tobacco Products

The Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) Customs, Excise and Trade Operations (CE&TO) has launched application of Excise Stamps on imported Alcohol (excluding beer) and Tobacco products.

Importers, businesses and persons selling alcohol and tobacco products are hereby notified that Customs officers will commence visits to premises for existing inventories to initiate the stamping process. The officers will request documents and supporting evidence to verify that the items were legally imported in Guyana.

Once officers are satisfied that the products were legally imported with the payment of the full duties and taxes, they will supervise the affixing of stamps on each unit of such products.

In accordance with Regulation 215 (3) of the Customs Act, Chapter 82:01, the costs per stamp will be as follows to be paid to the GRA’s cashier.

Type of Stamp  Cost
 Self- adhesive Tobacco $8.00
 Alcohol $16.00

For further assistance, kindly contact us on 227-6060 extension 4106.