Over 100 countries have access to Suriname's e-Visa program. Citizens of Bhutan are now able to apply online for a visa. You will receive your official visa in a digital format in your email. It can be used just like a paper visa.
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.
The Suriname e-Visa Process | Frequently Asked Questions
What do I need to fill out a Suriname e-Visa application?
To complete our simple and secure online application, you need a clear copy of your valid, signed passport, a recent (within 6 months) photo of yourself that is suitable to be used for a passport, a clear itinerary that includes a copy of your round trip tickets that clearly display your name, and proof of where you will be staying/ your hotel reservations that have your name clearly printed on them.
How much will this cost to process?
Cost is based upon the processing speed you choose:
- Standard Processing - USD 84.00
- Rush Processing - USD 99.00
- Super Rush Processing - USD 119.00
What do I need to present to customs officials when I arrive in Suriname?
Besides your valid, signed passport and your Suriname e-Visa, you need to have a copy of your itinerary, hotel reservations, your return ticket home, and proof that you have enough funds to finance your stay in Suriname (as well as the stay of any dependents you have with you).
Are there any vaccination requirements to travel to Suriname?
The yellow fever vaccine is highly recommended when traveling around many parts of South America. To find out more information, check out World Health Organization website.
For the Suriname e-Visa, you will have Single Entry.
What is the maximum amount of time I can stay in Suriname with this e-Visa?
You will be able to stay in Suriname for up to 30 days Per Entry.
How long will it take to process my Suriname e-Visa?
We offer three processing speeds based upon your needs:
- Standard Processing - Processing will take 7 Business Days.
- Rush Processing - Processing will take 5 Business Days.
- Super Rush Processing - Processing will take 3 Business Days.
Should I take any special precautions against bloodborne disease while traveling in South America?
The WHO recommends the following immunizations: 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 is not uncommon and a vaccination would be advisable. The following communicable diseases occur with some regularity: dengue, malaria, zika, and chikungunya. Be advised that there is just one public emergency room in Paramaribo (Suriname's largest city), and emergency health care outside of the major cities is primarily nonexistent. Payment upfront may be required at clinics and hospitals.
Bhutan Residents - The Suriname e-Visa Application is Quick and Easy
We at iVisa have made it easy to apply online for your travel documents to save you time and extra trips to government consulates while you are traveling. Suriname is nicknamed "Earth's Greenest Treasure". Despite Suriname's low population, the country has a diverse population which is comprised of people coming from various ethnicities, religions and linguistic groups. Start the process today to visit the lush jungles and culturally diverse communities that are unique to northeast South America.
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