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Once You Have Registered With Your Embassy Or Consulate, You Will Need To Update Your Data If:

  • your contact details change,
  • your civil status changes,
  • you are going back to your home country.

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What you need to know

  • The Suriname Business eVisa is a multiple-entry travel document that allows you to visit the country for business purposes.

  • With the Suriname Business eVisa, you can attend conferences, and business meetings, and supervise or train employees.

  • The Suriname Business eVisa allows you to stay in the country for 90 days, and it is valid for 5 years.

  • With iVisa you can apply 100% online in less than 20 minutes.

  • Your passport must be valid for at least 6 months after you arrive in Suriname.

  • Use our Visa Checker Tool if you want to know if you need this eVisa to visit Suriname.

  • We advise you to apply at least one week in advance.

  • iVisa is a legitimate company, accredited and recognized by the International Air Transport Association (IATA). For more information, see the FAQs below.

Content updated, September 2023

Apply today for the Suriname Business e-Visa with us!

Venture into Suriname, a world of business prospects and unique cultural and natural experiences. If traveling for business, you'll need the Suriname Business eVisa. We’ll make the process stress-free and simple.

We transform your complex Suriname Business eVisa application into a straightforward, digital process. Apply 100% online on our user-friendly platform or experience the convenience of easy applications on the go with our mobile app.

Learn more about the Suriname Business eVisa application below!

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What is the Suriname Business e-Visa?

The Suriname Business eVisa is a mandatory digital travel document introduced by Suriname’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs to streamline the visa process for foreign nationals.

This Suriname e-Visa was implemented to eliminate bureaucratic hurdles and enable a more efficient, paperless process. The business visa is especially designed for business travelers planning to explore business opportunities, attend meetings, or conduct trade in Suriname.

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What can you do with the Suriname Business eVisa?

With this Suriname e-Visa, you can:

  • Attend business meetings and conferences.

  • Engage in trade activities.

  • Explore potential investment opportunities.

  • Network with local businesses.

  • Participate in professional seminars and workshops.

What can you not do with the Suriname Business eVisa?

However, you can’t do the following activities with the Suriname Business Visa:

  • Seek or undertake paid employment in the country.

  • Enroll in an educational institution for studies.

  • Live in the country – the eVisa has a specific validity period.

  • Be involved in political activities.

  • Conduct activities outside business-related purposes.

Those planning to travel for tourism may need to apply for a Suriname Tourist Visa.

Our user-friendly visa application process makes your business trip to Suriname as straightforward as possible, so you can focus on your business objectives and opportunities.

Who can apply for Suriname Business eVisa?

The Suriname Business eVisa is open to international business travelers from across the globe, subject to specific requirements. People who can apply must:

  • Not be from a country on Suriname's visa-exempt list.

  • Not hold a valid Suriname eVisa currently.

  • Intend to only stay for a specific period, per the eVisa's validity.

  • Intend to travel to Suriname for business activities like meetings, trade events, conferences, etc.

Which nationalities are eligible for the Suriname Business eVisa?

The Suriname Business eVisa is open to a broad range of nationalities, including individuals from the following countries:

  • United States

  • Canada

  • United Kingdom

  • Australia

  • India

  • China

  • Brazil

Please note this is not an exhaustive list, and eligibility can vary. To check if your nationality requires an eVisa for business-related travel to Suriname, we encourage you to use our Visa Checker Tool.

Visa-exempt: Who doesn't need to apply for Suriname Business eVisa?

Due to international agreements and diplomatic relationships, certain nationalities are exempt from applying for the Suriname Business eVisa. If your country is on the visa-exempt list, you won't need to apply for an eVisa for your business trip to Suriname.

Some visa-exempt countries include:

  • Antigua and Barbuda

  • Bahamas

  • Barbados

  • Belize

  • Brazil

  • Chile

  • Costa Rica

  • Guyana

  • Jamaica

  • Japan

  • South Korea

  • St. Kitts and Nevis

  • St. Lucia

  • St. Vincent and the Grenadines

  • Trinidad and Tobago

Please note: This list is not exhaustive and may change over time. Use our Visa Checker Tool to check if you need a visa to conduct business in Suriname.

How long is the Suriname Business eVisa valid?

The Suriname Business eVisa is a Multiple Entry document, offering significant flexibility for your business travel needs. This means you can enter and exit Suriname multiple times within the validity period of the eVisa.

It's important to note that even though the eVisa is valid for 5 years after arrival, each visit to Suriname is limited to a maximum stay of 90 days Per Entry.

Can I extend my Suriname Business eVisa?

While the Suriname Business eVisa offers a generous duration of stay of up to 90 days Per Entry over a 5-year validity period, there might be circumstances where you need to extend your stay beyond the permitted period.

In such cases, it's recommended to contact the Immigration Department of Suriname or visit their official website for up-to-date information on the extension process.

Please bear in mind that any extension is granted at the discretion of the Suriname government, and it's essential to apply well before your current eVisa expires to avoid any potential issues.

Suriname Business eVisa: Required documents

You’ll only need to submit a few documents to get a Business Visa:

  • Copy of your valid passport: Make sure your passport is valid for at least six months after your arrival in Suriname and one blank page for entry/exit stamps.

  • Applicant photo: If you don’t have one, use our convenient and affordable digital photo service.

  • Your travel itinerary: Including your intended travel dates, planned activities, and proof of accommodation. Do not book flights until your visa is approved.

  • Certificate from the Chamber of Commerce & Industry (not older than 6 months): Showing details of your business.

  • Reference letter: From a business partner in Suriname.

How to apply for the Suriname Business e-Visa

To obtain the Suriname Business eVisa online with us, you just need to follow these few simple steps below:

  • Step 1. Complete our simplified application form with your details and travel information.

  • Step 2. Carefully review your answers and pay the Suriname Visa fee with a credit/debit card or PayPal.

  • Step 3. Upload the required supporting documents and answer additional questions to complete your application.

We will contact you if we need any more information about your application.

Once the eVisa is approved, you will receive it via email. You should keep an electronic and printed copy of the visa to show on arrival in Suriname.

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Suriname Business eVisa fees and processing times

The Suriname Visa fees depend on your nationality and the processing time you choose. We offer three processing options:

  • Standard processing Takes 6 days and is perfect for travelers on a budget.

  • Rush processing Takes just 4 days for an additional service fee.

  • Super rush processing: The fastest option, takes just 3 days for an extra fee.

Our total online visa fees include the USD $378.00 government fee.

Use our application form to check your total cost based on your nationality and chosen services, and apply instantly online!

Benefits of getting your Suriname Business e-Visa with us

Remember that you are paying for more than just a visa for Suriname, when you apply with us. You get the following benefits too:

  • 100% government-compliant: Our team of iVisa Experts will review all information and ensure it’s 100% compliant with government requirements.

  • Simplified form: Visa applications can be confusing and tedious. At iVisa, we’ll ensure only to include relevant questions, making the application hassle-free.

  • Fill out at your own pace: Save your progress, make changes, and come back to it later whenever you need a break.

  • Added safety: We have a solid security system to protect your personal information.

Suriname entry requirements or restrictions

As of March 30, 2023, Suriname requires the following upon entry:

  • Return flight ticket

  • Visa or Entry Fee payment

  • Yellow Fever vaccination certificate if coming from or transiting through risk countries, issued at least ten days before arrival.

  • There are no COVID-19 test or quarantine requirements for entry, regardless of vaccination status. However, you are expected to still wear a mask in public.

Note: Haiti travelers need Travel Insurance to enter Suriname.

This information can change rapidly. We advise checking with your airline for up-to-date information.

Differences between Suriname Business eVisa, Tourist eVisa, and the Suriname Entry Fee

There are a few different entry documents for short-stay visitors to Suriname. Here are the main differences between them:

  • The Suriname Business eVisa is designed for business-related travel to Suriname.

  • However, tourists who intend to visit Suriname may need a Suriname Tourist e-Visa, an electronic visa allowing travelers to enter the country for tourism purposes.

  • Tourists and business travelers to Suriname, when entering via the Johan Adolf Pengel airport, French Guiana, or Guyana borders, must also pay the Suriname Entry Fee (also called Tourist Card).

Applying for the appropriate document that matches your travel purpose is essential. Use our Visa Checker Tool to determine what you need based on your nationality and the purpose of your visit.

Suriname: A hub for business

With its strategic geographical location, stable political environment, and vibrant economy, Suriname presents many opportunities for business-minded individuals. Here are a few reasons to consider Suriname for your business ventures:

  1. Emerging market: Suriname's economy is growing, creating numerous investment and business opportunities across various sectors like mining, agriculture, tourism, and more.

  2. Strategic location: Suriname is a gateway to the Caribbean and Latin American markets in northeastern South America, offering a unique trading position.

  3. Rich natural resources: Suriname has significant natural resources, including gold, oil, and bauxite, which present many business opportunities in these sectors.

  4. Diverse culture: The country's rich and diverse culture provides a unique perspective that can lead to innovative business ideas and approaches.

  5. Government support: The Surinamese government proactively encourages foreign investment and offers various incentives and supportive policies to stimulate business growth.

With your Suriname Business eVisa, the door is open for you to explore these opportunities.

Where can I learn more about the Suriname Business e-Visa?

Our dedicated online team of customer service agents is available via online chat to assist with any questions, or you can email them at [email protected].


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