Suriname e-Visa for Citizens of Benin

Suriname e-Visa for Citizens of Benin

iVisa | Updated on Mar 17, 2020

Residents from over 200 countries, including Benin, have access to the convenient and easy e-Visa process. You can apply online quickly and easily, and when approved, we will give you a digital file of your Suriname e-Visa, which can be legally used with your smart device in place of a paper visa.


Our service is a reliable, fast and convenient way to prepare for your holiday in Suriname. The e-Visa for Suriname allows you to spend less time filling out paperwork and more time planning the enjoyable details of your South American adventure. The e-Visa for Suriname is also called a "landing authorization", and will allow you enty in Suriname as soon as you present it to immigration officials upon your arrival.

What You Need to Know About the Suriname e-Visa | Benin Citizens

Am I guaranteed entry in Suriname as an e-Visa holder?

Having a currently valid passport and valid e-Visa to present at the point of entry are the minimum requirements to enter in Suriname as a visitor. Although the e-visa is the most convenient way to gain access to Suriname, it is not a guarantee that you have a right to enter Suriname. Immigration officials at the point-of-entry have the right to refuse entry to anyone they deem unable to enter. Policies may change frequently regarding "traveler's cards" or other "cadeau" or "gift" fees that require a purchase and are required for entry, costing around $35 US typically.

How long does it take to process an e-Visa application for Suriname?

You have a choice of three processing speeds, two of which are expedited, based on how quickly you will need your e-Visa for Suriname.

  • Standard Processing - Your visa application will be processed within 7 Business Days.
  • Rush Processing - Your visa application will be processed within 5 Business Days.
  • Super Rush Processing - Your visa application will be processed within 3 Business Days.

How much will this e-Visa cost?

The cost of your e-Visa, along with the processing fee changes based on which processing speed you select.

Here is the total cost for each type of processing speed:

  • Standard Processing - USD 84.00
  • Rush Processing - USD 99.00
  • Super Rush Processing - USD 119.00

Are there any vaccination requirements to travel to Suriname?

There are several vaccines recommended when traveling in northeastern South America, including: hepatitis A, hepatitis B, typhoid, yellow fever, rabies, meningitis, polio, measles, mumps and rubella (MMR), Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis), chickenpox, shingles, pneumonia and influenza. Yellow Fever, malaria, and Zika virus have been a great concern there in the past decade, and the yellow fever vaccine is recommended by the WHO.

How many entries in Suriname am I allowed with an e-Visa?

Just like every visa, the e-Visa for Suriname has limits for time and number of entries allowed. Please plan accordingly to allow for these limitations.

For the Suriname e-Visa, you will have Single Entry.

What is the time limit on my stay in Suriname with this e-Visa?

You will be able to stay in Suriname for up to 30 days Per Entry.

When does the e-Visa for Suriname expire?

The "Date of Issuance" on your e-Visa should be noted. It indicates the last day that your visa will be valid for use.

For the Suriname e-Visa, the last day of validity for travel is 60 days after arrival.

What documents do I need to fill out the Suriname e-Visa application?

You will need to have the following documents and information at hand for filling out the application for your e-Visa:

  • 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)

Proof/location of your lodging, host, or hotel reservations while in Suriname, a proof copy of your return ticket upon departure from Suriname, and proof that you have adequate funds to sustain you and any dependents who are traveling with you during your stay must also be available to immigration officials upon your arrival to Suriname. Children under 17 require additional documentation at the point of entry. Please contact the Consulate General of the Republic of Suriname for more detailed information.

Benin Residents - The Suriname e-Visa Application

The Surinamese dollar is the local currency, but everywhere in Suriname you will be able to pay with either Euros or US dollars. The capital city, Paramaribo, is filled with shopping, clubs, and restaurants. Just a few miles away is the jungle, waiting to be explored.

We know getting your e-Visa for Suriname can be confusing. We created iVisa to make applying online for your travel documents for your international travel easy and stress free. There is no need to visit an embassy or consulate to obtain your travel documents.

Please contact us 24/7 if you have any questions or concerns about the ease and convenience or traveling with an electronic visa.

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