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Content updated, June 2023

Get the Suriname Entry Fee with iVisa!

There are many destinations to choose from if you are looking for natural attractions, diverse species, and rich culture in South America.

Suriname is definitely one of the options, offering many attractions for tourists. It is a small territory with tropical rainforest, Dutch colonial history, and great ethnic diversity. It’s a destination for an unforgettable vacation!

But, before packing, you must apply for the Suriname Entry Fee. This is not a Suriname visa or e-Visa, but it is necessary to visit the country.

Keep reading to learn how to apply for the Suriname Entry Fee.

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Read more about what is the Suriname Entry Fee and how to apply below.

What is Suriname Entry Fee?

As of July 01, 2022, travelers must present the Suriname Entry Fee on arrival in Suriname. It’s a fee that passengers have to pay to have access to the country for tourism and business activities via the Johan Adolf Pengel airport, French Guiana, or Guyana borders.

It is a single-entry travel document valid for 50 days.

The good news is that you don’t have to wait in the embassy lines to apply, as you would with a consular visa. You can apply in advance online, in the comfort of your home or office.

iVisa does all the hard work for you! We help you to make this application process 100% online.

Keep reading for answers to all your questions about the Entry Fee documentation.

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Who is exempt from paying the Suriname Entry Fee?

This is a mandatory document to travel to Suriname for citizens of all countries, however, there are only a few exemptions from specific passport holders that don't have to pay for the Entry Fee:

  • Those with a passport from Vatican City;

  • Those with a passport from CARICOM countries;

  • Those with a Diplomatic and Service passport;

  • Those with a UN Laissez passer;

  • Those with a PSA document or PSA card;

  • Holders of a Suriname valid visa;

  • Residents or Suriname nationals.

Benefits of getting your Suriname Entry Fee with iVisa

  • Application 100% Government Compliant: Our iVisa team will review each one of the answers you give on the form and adjust them to be 100% compliant with the government requirements.

  • Simplified Form: While on the Embassy website, you will have to answer confusing and tedious questions, at iVisa, you will only have to answer a simplified form with clear questions. It will be like filling out a short survey.

  • Fill out the form at your own pace: With the iVisa platform, you can fill out the form at your own pace, make changes whenever you want, and save your progress, so you do not have to start from scratch, unlike the embassy website which cuts you off from their website every time you take a break.

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What are the required documents to apply for the Suriname Entry Fee?

Travelers need to fill out the application form successfully and receive the Suriname Entry Voucher. You must have the following document with you to apply:

Your valid passport with at least six months of validity from the date of entry. You will need a copy of this document to apply.

Do you have all these documents? Apply here!

How can I apply for the Suriname Entry Fee online?

Just follow these steps from any electronic device to apply for this document with iVisa. It will take less than 10 minutes!

  • Step 1. Fill out the application form with your personal information and select the processing time you prefer.

  • Step 2. Review all your information carefully to avoid any mistakes and make the payment.

  • Step 3. Receive your Suriname Entry Fee via email.

That’s it! Remember to present your Passport and the Document we provide upon entry to the destination country.

Remember that with iVisa there is no need to deal with the embassy. We do it for you so you don't lose valuable time

Pretty easy right? Apply here!

What is the cost of the Suriname Entry Fee?

The government fee for the Suriname Entry Fee is $33 USD. We include our service fee, so you can pay all at once.

Remember that paying for iVisa services means forgetting about time-consuming and stressful applications. We are here to make all the hard work for you!

We don’t only process your travel documents fast and easily, but also make sure your application process is 100% safe.

What does the Entry Fee Voucher to enter Suriname look like?

You will receive your entry fee voucher to visit the country by email. You must print it out to present to the local authorities on arrival. Here is an example of the document:

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Do transit passengers need to pay the Entry fee?

Travelers in transit who want to leave the airport must have a transit visa and don’t need to pay the Entry Fee.

Travelers who are in transit, who won’t leave the airport, don't need a visa to transit nor pay the Entry Fee.

Health requirements

Are there COVID-19 requirements to enter Suriname?

The Suriname government has retired all COVID-19 testing or vaccination requirements to enter the country.

Is the yellow fever vaccine required for traveling to Suriname?

The vaccine is required for all visitors traveling from a country with a high risk of yellow fever transmission, including children over one year of age.

This is mandatory even if the person was in transit for less than 12 hours in an airport located in a territory with a risk of yellow fever virus transmission. The recommendation is especially for those who were in rural areas in these risky areas.

Note: Haiti travelers need Travel Insurance to enter Suriname.

Where can I learn more?

If you still have questions about the Entry Fee for Suriname or a visa requirement, you can count on iVisa services. Please contact our expert customer service team or via email at [email protected]. They are available 24/7 to assist you.

Required Documents to Apply

  • Passport scan

Important Instructions

  • The Suriname Entry Fee is a government fee that travelers have to pay to enter the country for tourism and business activities.

  • It is a single-entry travel document valid for 50 days.

  • Certain passport holders don’t need to pay this fee. Check here if you need to apply.

  • The Suriname Entry Fee isn’t required for transit in the country or make stopovers at the airport.

  • You can apply for this travel document 100% online with iVisa.

  • Travelers must have a passport with at least 6 months of validity from the date of arrival and at least 1 page available for stamping.

  • The yellow fever vaccine is required for all visitors arriving from countries with a risk of yellow fever transmission. Check more information in our FAQs below.

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


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If your order includes the Denial Protection addon, you will be refunded 100% of your order (including Government Fees, iVisa Fees, and any addons) automatically if the Government rejects your application. In the unlikely event, the Government does deny your application and you are not approved for the intended Travel Document, refunds will be processed automatically and you will be notified.

Yes, you can. We understand that unforeseen events happen and can change your travel plans. So if you want to request a cancellation of your visa application, these are the iVisa refund policy guidelines:

  • If your application has not been reviewed by our team, nor submitted to the government for approval, then you will receive a credit for the full amount of the iVisa processing fee and government fee.

  • If your application has been reviewed by our team but has not yet been submitted to the government for approval, you will receive a credit for the full amount of the government fee.

  • If your application has been submitted to the government for approval or a visa is already issued, unfortunately, no credit is available.

You should contact our customer support team as soon as possible to help you to solve the problem. Remember, your application will always be reviewed by our experts, so you can count on our team to notify if you something is missing before submitting.
At iVisa, we understand that your time is valuable, and we strive to provide you with the fastest service possible. Our processing times are estimated based on the average duration it takes governments to process visa applications. These estimated times begin from the moment we receive all the correct information for your application until you receive your visa. While we work diligently to expedite the process, it’s important to note that we are reliant on the processing times set by the government authorities.

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