Citizens of 200 nations, including Algeria, now have access to the Suriname e-Visa. The e-Visa can be securely applied for online, and upon approval, functions as a legal travel visa to enter Suriname, conveniently accessed from any smart device.
Questions & Answers | The Suriname e-Visa
How is the e-Visa different from a paper visa?
The Suriname e-Visa allows you to enter Suriname legally. The e-Visa is electronically linked to your personal passport. Your travel information, a QR code that is easily scannable by customs officials and links to your legal travel visa, and a bar code for security purposes are available on your smart device screen. It is advisable to carry a paper copy of your visa and your passport, in the event of an emergency. Paper copies must be clearly printed on a sheet of blank A4 (standard) white paper. Double-side or reduced sized printing will generally be rejected at the point of entry. Best to keep your battery well charged and your device on your person to present the e-Visa to customs officials.
How long will it take for me to get a Suriname e-Visa?
The processing time is based upon your needs:
- Standard Processing, takes about 7 Business Days
- Rush Processing, takes about 5 Business Days
- Super Rush Processing, takes about 3 Business Days
What will the e-Visa cost me?
The cost of applying for a visa online is based on your processing speed selection, and the cost of the visa application:
- Standard: USD 84.00.
- Rush: USD 99.00.
- Super Rush: USD 119.00.
How many times can I enter Suriname with my e-Visa?
The e-Visa for Suriname is a Single Entry visa. Please plan your trip accordingly to prevent hang ups in your travel plans.
When will my e-Visa expire?
60 days after arrival
How long can I stay in Suriname?
The maximum stay in Suriname with this specific visa is 30 days Per Entry.
What do I need to apply for an e-Visa to visit Suriname?
You will need to have the following documents and information at hand for filling out the application for your e-Visa, along with the fee:
Passport Personal Details Scan Applicant Photo Airline Confirmation Birth Certificate of Minor (if applicable) Minor Consent Letter (if applicable) Proof of Travel Medical Insurance (if applicable) Selfie holding the physical credit card used for the transaction is need to verify payment. Only the last 4 digits of the credit card must be visible in the picture. Only one image is needed per order. (if applicable)
Passport Personal Details Scan
Birth Certificate of Minor (if applicable)
Minor Consent Letter (if applicable)
Proof of Travel Medical Insurance (if applicable)
Selfie holding the physical credit card used for the transaction is need to verify payment. Only the last 4 digits of the credit card must be visible in the picture. Only one image is needed per order. (if applicable)
What are some other useful things I might need to know when I travel to Suriname?
Airport taxis may not be readily available late at night when many international travelers arrive. You might want to arrange for a shuttle with your hotel before you arrive. The streets of the old inner city of Paramaribo are very narrow and can become extremely dark at night. It's advisable to bring a pocket flashlight even if you are staying in the city for the duration of your stay. Travelers have encountered frequent changes in policy with immigration. A "Traveler's Card" might be required to enter Suriname for a nominal fee (approx 25 €, recent travelers report). Even if you have Surinamese money, you may want to carry some Euros in case it is difficult to locate a currency exchange if a 'cadeau' or 'gift' fee in Euros becomes necessary to enter the country (additional to your legal e-Visa and passport).
Simple e-Visa Process for Suriname | Citizens of Algeria
Filling an online e-Visa application has never been simpler. The e-Visa will always be at your fingertips, as long as you have your smartphone available during your visit to Suriname.
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