• Valid Passport must be submitted
    (Passport must be signed and valid for 6 months from the date of intended travel)
  • One completed visa application form
  • Copy of computer generated itinerary and/or round trip ticket
  • Business Letter for business visa
  • One (1) recent passport photo
  • Proof of residence status in your country

For children up to 17 years of age:
The following documents are required to support the visa application of a child to enter Suriname:

+ Birth Certificate showing the names of both parents;

+ Copy of legal documents pertaining to custody, where, when, if applicable;

+ Legalized letter of consent:

If child is travelling with one parent, the letter of consent authorizing travel must be legalized by the other parent;

If child is travelling alone or without either parent, a notarized letter of consent from both parents permitting travel;

+ Death Certificate, in case one or both parents are deceased.

Criteria for a business visa:

  1. Attend conference, training or meetings
  2. Negotiate business
  3. Make an exploratory business visit
  4. Temporary work assignment for less than 90 days

With Suriname Visa, please feel free to contact for:

+ Consulting all visa requirements, condition, the duration of visa

+ Collecting and assessing all documents to apply

+ Performing all application form, administrative procedures on behalf of client

+ Supporting notarization and translation

+ Representing client to submit documents to competent authority

+ Following and informing the result to client

+ Representing client to get visa at Embassy/Consulate.



Holders of passports issued by the following jurisdictions do not require a tourist visa to enter Suriname for up to 90 days unless otherwise noted.

 Antigua and Barbuda  Dominica Philippines
 Argentina  Grenada  Saba1
 Aruba1  Guyana  Saint Kitts and Nevis
 Bahamas  Hong Kong  Saint Lucia
 Barbados  Israel  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
 Belize  Jamaica  Sint Eustatius1
 Bonaire1  Japan  Sint Maarten1
 Brazil  Malaysia (30 days)  South Korea (30 days)
 Curaçao1  Montserrat2  Trinidad and Tobago


1 – For holders of Dutch passports residing in these territories.

2 – For holders of British Overseas Territories Citizen passports issued by Montserrat.

Visa is also not required for holders of a Persons of Surinamese Origin (PSA) document or for holders of a proof of being of Surinamese origin.

A visa exemption agreement was signed with Russia on 26 September 2018 and it is not yet ratified

Holders of diplomatic or official/service passports of Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Haiti, Indonesia and Uruguay and holders of diplomatic passports of Venezuela do not require a visa.

Visa exemption agreement for diplomatic and service passports was signed with India on 28 April 2017 but it is not yet ratified.

Citizens of the following countries are granted a visa on arrival (tourist card) at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol for €35, or at Johan Adolf Pengel International Airport or any Surinamese representation abroad for US$40. Holders of tourist cards can stay in Suriname for a maximum of 90 days.


 Austria  Germany  Norway
 Belgium  Greece  Panama
 Bolivia  Guatemala  Paraguay
 Canada  Honduras  Peru
 Chile  Hungary  Portugal
 China  Iceland  Serbia
 Colombia  India Singapore
 Costa Rica  Indonesia  Slovakia
 Cuba  Italy  Slovenia
 Czech Republic Latvia  Spain
 Denmark  Liechtenstein  Sweden
 Dominican Republic  Lithuania   Switzerland
 Ecuador  Luxembourg  United Kingdom3
 El Salvador  Malta  United States
 Estonia  Mexico  Turkey
 Finland  Netherlands (European Netherlands)  Uruguay
 France  Nicaragua  Venezuela


1- for British citizens, British Overseas Teritories Cirtizens (except Montserrat) and British Narional (overseas) only.

Visa on arrival for visitors arriving from a country without Suriname representation can be issued for a maximum stay of 2 months, provided holding pre-arranged approval