Do I need a visa?
ATTENTION! Since January 1, 2020, who travel to Suriname MUST have a printout of E-Visa or E-Tourist Card which was granted from the official website of VFS!
Since April 15th, 2019, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Suriname has launched its ‘E-Visa / E-Tourist Card online Application’ https://suriname.vfsevisa.com/suriname/online/ for all foreign nationals subject to visa requirement for the Republic of Suriname or eligible to obtain a Tourist Card.
Should you have any question about visa application, please send email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Since 6 May, 2014, the Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Suriname and the Government of the People’s Republic of China on Mutual Visa Exemption for Holders of Diplomatic and Service Passports enter into force.
All other citizens, who holding regular passport, of the People’s Republic of China need a visa to enter the Republic of Suriname. Please make sure to apply for your visa on time. Please apply for your visa personally. Applications filled in by someone other than the applicant will not be accepted. Citizens of the following countries do NOT need a visa to enter the Republic of Suriname:
- Antigua and Barbuda
- Costa Rica for holders of diplomatic and official passports only
- Colombia for holders of diplomatic and official passports only
- Cuba for holders of diplomatic and official passports only
- Hong Kong
- St. Kitts and Nevis
- St. Lucia
- St. Vincent and the Grenadines
- St. Maarten
- Trinidad and Tobago
- Venezuela for holders of diplomatic and official passports only
- South Korea
Who qualifies for the Tourist card?
Foreigners of Surinamese origin and/or Nationals of the following countries
8. Costa Rica
10. Czech Republic
12. Dominican Republic
42. Venezuela Bolivarian Republic
43. Unite Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
44. United States of America
Updated March 15,2018