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Suriname Passport & Visa Requirements

Entry requirements for Americans

US nationals require a passport valid for six months beyond intended travel. A visa is required. Canadian passport holders travelling as a tourist can obtain a single entry Tourist Card on arrival at Parimaribo International Airport (PBM), for a stay of up to 90 days. Passengers with a Persons of Surinamese Origin document are visa exempt.

Entry requirements for UK nationals

UK nationals require a passport valid for six months beyond intended travel. Any holder of a British passport which reads British Citizen, British Overseas Territories Citizen or British National (Overseas) traveling as a tourist can obtain a single entry Tourist Card on arrival at Parimaribo International Airport (PBM), for a stay of up to 90 days. Passengers with a Persons of Surinamese Origin document are visa exempt.

Entry requirements for Canada

Canadian nationals require a passport valid for six months beyond intended travel. A visa is required. Canadian passport holders travelling as a tourist can obtain a single entry Tourist Card on arrival at Parimaribo International Airport (PBM), for a stay of up to 90 days. Passengers with a Persons of Surinamese Origin document are visa exempt.

Entry requirements for Australians

Australian nationals require a passport valid for six months beyond intended travel. A visa is required. Passengers can obtain a visa on arrival for a maximum stay of 2 months. They must have confirmation that the visa has been approved before they travel. Passengers with a Persons of Surinamese Origin document are visa exempt.

Entry requirements for South Africans

South African nationals require a passport valid for six months beyond intended travel. A visa is required. Passengers with a Persons of Surinamese Origin document are visa exempt.

Entry requirements for New Zealanders

New Zealand nationals require a passport valid for six months beyond intended travel. A visa is required. They must have confirmation that a visa has been approved before they travel. Passengers with a Persons of Surinamese Origin document are visa exempt.

Entry requirements for Irish nationals

Irish nationals require a passport valid for six months beyond intended travel. A visa is required. They must have confirmation that a visa has been approved before they travel. Passengers with a Persons of Surinamese Origin document are visa exempt.

Passport/Visa Note

Passports must be valid at least six months after travel and passengers must have an onward ticket. Visitors requiring visas but arriving from a country without Suriname representation can also usually obtain a visa on arrival, provided they have pre-approval. It is highly recommended that passports have at least six months validity remaining after your intended date of departure from your travel destination. Immigration officials often apply different rules to those stated by travel agents and official sources.

Note: Passport and visa requirements are liable to change at short notice. Travellers are advised to check their entry requirements with their embassy or consulate.

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