Visa Requirements

VISA REQUIREMENTS (SUBJECT TO CHANGE ANYTIME)

Requirements:

  • Valid Passport must be submitted
    Passport must be signed and valid for 6 months from the date of intended travel
  • Copy of itinerary and/or round trip ticket
  • One completed Application form
  • Business Letter for business visa
  • One (1) recent passport photo
  • For children below 18 years of age:
    The followings documents are required to support the visa application of a child to enter Suriname:
    1. Birth Certificate showing the names of both parents;
    2. Photocopy of legal documents pertaining to custody, where, when, if applicable;
    3. Legalized letter of consent:
      1. If child is travelling with one parent, the letter of consent authorizing travel must be legalized by the other parent;
      2. If child is travelling alone or without either parent, a notarized the letter of consent from both parents permitting travel;
    4. Death Certificate, in case one or both parents are deceased.

Application Forms:
The forms can be downloaded from the Embassy’s website:
www.surinameembassy.org

VISA FEES

US Passport Holders

Tourist Visa up to 5 (five) years Multiple Entries: $100.00
Business Visa up to 5 (five) years Multiple Entries: $100.00
Official/Service Visa - Gratis
Diplomatic Visa - Gratis

NON-US PASSPORT HOLDERS FROM COUNTRIES FOR WHOM A VISA IS REQUIRED:

Effective Immediately



Tourist visa:
2 months (Multiple Entries) US$ 45.00
3 months (Multiple Entries) US$ 90.00
6 months (Multiple Entries) US$ 135.00
12 months (Multiple Entries) US$ 210.00
*3 years (Multiple Entries) US$ 200.00

* This type of visa can only be issued to applicants who are foreigners of Surinamese origin.

Business Visa:
2 months (Multiple Entries) US$ 60.00
24 months (Multiple Entries) US$ 360.00
Diplomatic and Official Passport Holders - Gratis



FEES CHARGED FOR OTHER TYPES OF VISA


Transit visa: Valid for 3 (three) days - US$ 15
(A travel itinerary must be provided)
Diplomatic visa - Gratis
Official/Service visa - Gratis

Form of Payment:

CASH (exact amount only)
Money Order
Certified Check
Company Check
No personal Check will be accepted

MAILING AND HANDLING FEE:

Domestic
Express Mail US $20.00
Registered Mail US $15.00
or enclose SASE
International
Express Mail US $50.00
Registered Mail US $20.00
or enclose SASE

Processing:
Allow 3-5 working days for processing

Where to send application:
Embassy of the Republic of Suriname
Suite 460
4301 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C. 20008

Tel: (202) 244-7488 and 7590
Fax: (202) 244-5878
E-mail: esuriname@covad.net

COUNTRIES THAT DO NOT NEED A VISA TO ENTER SURINAME:

  1. Antigua and Barbuda
  2. Bahamas
  3. Barbados
  4. Belize
  5. Brazil
  6. Chile
  7. Costa Rica for holders of diplomatic and official passports only
  8. Colombia for holders of diplomatic and official passports only
  9. Cuba for holders of diplomatic and official passports only
  10. Dominica
  11. Philippines
  12. Gambia
  13. Guyana
  14. Grenada
  15. Hong Kong
  16. Israel
  17. Jamaica
  18. Japan
  19. Malaysia
  20. Monserrat
  21. Netherlands Antilles
  22. St. Kitts and Nevis
  23. St. Lucia
  24. St. Vincent and the Grenadines
  25. Singapore
  26. Trinidad and Tobago
  27. Venezuela for holders of diplomatic and official passports only
  28. South Korea

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