Surinam Visa and Passport Requirements
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To enter Surinam, a passport valid for at least six months after arrival, with two blank pages, is required by nationals referred to in the chart above.
Visas for Surinam are required by all nationals referred to in the chart above.
All nationals in the chart can purchase a 90-day tourist card on arrival at Johan Adolf Pengel International Airport in Paramaribo or at the tourist card counter at Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam except:
• Nationals of Australia, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Ireland, Poland and Romania who must obtain a visa in advance.
Overland travellers entering via French Guyana must also obtain a visa in advance of reaching the border crossing.
Business travellers are still required to apply for a business visa via the relevant Surinamese consulates as are tourists arriving in Surinam by any other port of entry.
Nationals not referred to in the chart are advised to contact the embassy to check visa requirements for Surinam.
Tourist card: €20/US$25.
Multiple-entry tourist visa: €40 (two months) or €150 (one year); multiple-entry business visa: €50 (two months) or €300 (two years).
Tourist card: 30 days initially, which you can extend up to 90 days.
Multiple-entry tourist visa: two months or one year; multiple-entry business visa: two months or two years.
On arrival, if applicable. Otherwise, at the nearest embassy (or consular section at embassy). EU applicants must apply online at www.consulaatsuriname.nl.
Applications generally take between two days and two weeks. EU passport holders attending the consulate in Amsterdam in person can usually wait for the visa to be issued on the same day.