The e-Visa program for Suriname is open to citizens of over 100 countries, including Lesotho. e-Visa stands for "electronic visa" and it is designed to perform the same way a paper visa performs. The e-Visa is automatically linked to your passport's biometric operations so you can travel easier when going abroad.
To start the process, you can fill out an online application for the e-Visa. You will receive what is called a landing authorization. This acts as your e-Visa and will allow you to legally enter Suriname once you arrive.
Questions and Answers About the Suriname e-Visa | Lesotho Citizens
How does the application process work for an e-Visa?
First, complete our simple and secure online application. Then sit back and relax while we process your visa for you. You won't have to go to the embassy to pick up your visa. We will send it to you through your valid email address.
Once you arrive in Suriname, simply show your e-Visa, or landing authorization, and your passport to immigration officials at the point of entry.
Are there any vaccination requirements to travel to Suriname?
The yellow fever vaccine is highly recommended when traveling around many parts of South America.
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.
What are the required documents needed to fill out the Suriname e-Visa application?
You will need to have specific documents and information ready to go for filling out the application as well as 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)
Passport Personal Details Scan
Birth Certificate of Minor (if applicable)
Minor Consent Letter (if applicable)
Proof of Travel Medical Insurance (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.
Am I guaranteed entry in Suriname as an e-Visa holder?
Not necessarily. Having an e-Visa is not a guarantee that you have a right to enter Suriname. Most people have no issue, but the immigration officials at the point of entry have the right to refuse entry to anyone they deem unable to enter.
How many entries in Suriname am I allowed with an e-Visa?
Every visa has a limit on how many times you can enter and reenter the country. It is important to consider this entry limit when planning your trip.
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 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
When does the e-Visa for Suriname expire?
Note the "Date of Issuance" on your e-Visa once you receive it. That is the last day that your visa will be valid for use.
For the Suriname e-Visa, the expiration date will be 60 days after arrival.
Lesotho Residents - The Suriname e-Visa Application
Those travelers who are tired of waiting at the consulate or embassy can now apply for a visa at home. Grab your smartphone, laptop, computer or tablet and get ready to fill out the online application for your visa.
We will send it to you via email and you can then use it when checking in Suriname's customs department at your port of entry.
Safe travel to you and your family and friends.