Official Travel Advice for Suriname
Entry requirements section (Visas) - As of April 2019, you can apply for an e-visa or e-tourist card via the official Suriname e-visa website before you travel
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Advice current as at 4:00 am 22 May 2019.
If you’re visiting Suriname as a tourist and arriving at Johan Adolf Pengel International Airport in Paramaribo you don’t need a visa before travel. See Visas
Most visits are trouble-free, but burglary, armed robbery and violent crime occur in Paramaribo and in outlying areas. See Crime
Although there’s no recent history of terrorism in Suriname, attacks can’t be ruled out. See Terrorism
UK health authorities have classified Suriname as having a risk of Zika virus transmission. For information and advice about the risks associated with Zika virus, visit the National Travel Health Network and Centre website.
Consular support may be limited in Suriname as there is no British High Commission office. However, the British High Commission in Georgetown, Guyana, can provide consular support.
Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.
Quick Facts Tourist Information for:Suriname
Drive on the:
Visitors/Tourists: 220,000 in 2011
Sranan Tongo 68%
Paramaribo (also largest city)