Suriname e-Visa for Citizens of France

Suriname e-Visa for Citizens of France

iVisa | Updated on Mar 17, 2020

Residents from over 200 countries, including France have access to the convenient and fast e-Visa process. From any internet connection, you can apply online quickly and easily and we will give you a digital version of your Suriname e-Visa once it has been successfully processed, which can be legally used with your smart device instead of a paper visa.


Our service is a streamlined, fast and easy way to plan your vacation in Suriname. Having your e-Visa for Suriname is a legal, convenient, quick and secure process to complete, allowing you to spend less time filling out government applications and more time planning the enjoyable details of your holiday in Suriname. The e-Visa for Suriname is also called a "landing authorization" and will allow you entry in Suriname as soon as you present it to immigration officials upon arrival in Suriname.

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

How Does An Online Visa Application Work?

The application process is incredibly easy. After gathering appropriate travel documents like your legal passport and your lodging information, complete our simple and secure online application. We will check your application for errors or problems to increase your chances of success, and when we find out your approval status, we will immediately contact you. Your new e-Visa will be sent directly to the email address you provided us. Go about your day, and we will process your visa for you. When approved, we will send it to you through your valid email address.

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

You have a choice of processing speeds based on how fast 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 an e-Visa for Suriname cost?

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

Here is the total cost associated with each type of processing speed:

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

What is a Suriname "E-Tourist Card"?

Some international travelers, including French tourists, must purchase an additional "Tourist Card" to enter in Suriname. We can help you purchase this ahead of time from the comfort of your home. Just start the e-Visa process on the website to learn how.

What types of payment do you accept?

How does the application process work for an e-Visa?

The Suriname e-Visa works exactly the way that paper visas have always worked when traveling abroad. After completing our easy online application, just wait for us to process your application. You won't have to go to any government office to retrieve your visa, and processing time is quick. We will send it directly to your valid email address.

Once you arrive in Suriname, simply show your e-Visa to immigration officials, along with your passport, at the point of entry.

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

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. 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. Policies may change frequently regarding "traveler's cards" or other "cadeau" or "gift" fees that require a purchase and are required for entry.

Are there any vaccination requirements to travel to Suriname?

Consult World Health Organization website for more information about medical concerns when traveling 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 and Zika virus have been a great concern there in the past decade.

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 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.

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 have gathered 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, proof/a 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.

French Residents - The Suriname e-Visa Application

Developments in the area of visual arts in Suriname have taken off at lightning speed in the past several years. The visual arts are active and growing, with workshops, exhibitions, and publications all contributing to a lively totality. An increase in exhibition facilities recently has helped local artists. Several local galleries include Steinhoff, Singh, Bribi, Egi Du, House of Arts, and the Readytex Art Gallery.

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 if you have any questions or concerns about the ease and convenience or traveling with an electronic visa. We are available 24/7.

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