Austrian nationals are allowed to enter Suriname as long as they have the appropriate visa documents. Just make sure your passport is valid for at least six months from the day you plan to arrive in Suriname.
In the past you had to go to an embassy or consulate to get a visa. But travelers can now get in Suriname by applying for a visa online. This e-Visa program was designed to improve tourism to Suriname by making it easier to secure travel visas. The e-Visa can be presented at your point of entry on any smart device and is the exact same as a standard visa, also called a "landing authorization" in Suriname.
What You Need to Know About the Suriname e-Visa | Austria Citizens
How much will an e-Visa for Suriname cost me?
The cost of your e-Visa will vary, depending on the processing speed you require:
- Standard Processing - USD 84.00
- Rush Processing - USD 99.00
- Super Rush Processing - USD 119.00
Is it hard to apply for an e-Visa?
No! To complete our simple and secure online application, just gather the information needed to fill out the easy online form, provide valid payment, and upon approval of your Surinamese e-Visa, we will send an electronic copy to your email address provided.
How many entries in Suriname does my e-Visa allow?
There is a limit to the number of times you can use your visa to enter Suriname.
For the Suriname e-Visa, you will have Single Entry.
Am I guaranteed admittance in Suriname as an e-Visa holder?
Surinamese officials at the point of entry reserve the right to refuse entry to anyone. Making sure your documents are all valid and in order, and that you have other requirements for passage in Suriname will help ensure that you will not have any difficulty. Upon entering Suriname, aside from your valid travel documents, you will also need to present a copy of your lodging details, as well as prove that you have enough money to finance your stay while visiting.
When does my Surinamese e-Visa expire?
The "Date of Issuance" on your e-Visa on your e-Visa will determine the expiration date.
For the Suriname e-Visa, the expiration date will be 60 days after arrival.
How long will it take?
Aside from Standard, Rush and Super Rush processing are also available:
- Standard Processing - Your e-Visa will be processed within 7 Business Days.
- Rush Processing - Your e-Visa will be processed within 5 Business Days.
- Super Rush Processing - Your e-Visa will be processed within 3 Business Days.
What information do I need to fill out the Suriname e-Visa application?
You will need to have the following specific documents and information ready to go for filling out the application, and you'll need to bring the same documents to enter Suriname through customs.
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 needed 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 needed 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)
Be sure you are also able to prove you have a return ticket for leaving Suriname and that you have reservations for a hotel or proof of lodging for the time you will be staying in the country. It is also required that you show proof of funds available to sustain you and any minors accompanying you during your trip.
Suriname e-Visa Application for Austrian Residents
Suriname has a unique, rich culture, which makes it an interesting destination for foodies. Apply online for your travel documents today to begin your travel adventure. Surinamese food is influenced by India, Africa, Indonesian, China, Flanders, Jewish Cuisine, Portugal, and Amerindian cuisines. Popular dishes include roti, nasi goreng, bami, pom, snesi foroe, moksi meti, and losi foroe, chicken masala and pom, a very popular party dish of Creole origin. Also, salted meat and stockfish (bakkeljauw) is a regional favorite. Desserts include a sweet cassava cake called boyo, fiadu (fruitcake), and maizena koekjes - corn based cookies that allude to Suriname's Dutch colonial roots.
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