Suriname visa requirements for South Africans

Travel and visa requirements

Surinamer Visa is not required for South Africans

Stay Duration: 90 days

Entry Requirements

  • South Africans can enter Suriname visa free for a duration of 90 days. 
  • Intending visitors can stay on a tourist or business visa. 
  • Visitors require an eVisa to visit Suriname. 
  • Your visa is valid for a period of 20 months. 
  • The tourist visa cost $40 while the business visa cost $50.
  • A visa application for a minor (up to 17 years) can only be submitted with the authorization of the parents/legal guardians of the minor.
  • Before entry into Suriname, visitors must have a proof of return and onward tickets, 2 passport photographs and a valid passport of six months on arrival in Suriname wish one blank page. 

Frequently Asked Questions


Is Suriname safe for tourists?

Suriname is mainly a safe place to travel to. Most of the tourists traveling here have no problems.


What animals live in Suriname?

West Indian manatee, Nine-banded armadillo, Giant anteater, Red-handed tamarin, Common squirrel monkey, White-faced saki, Black agouti, Western mastiff bat are some of the animals that can be found in the country.


Is Suriname a developing country?
Suriname remains one of South America’s poorest and least developed countries.

What is the official language of Suriname?
Dutch is the official language spoken in Suriname.

Is Suriname a Dutch colony?

Suriname was a Dutch colony from 26 February 1667 until 15 December 1954.


I have been invited to run a course in Suriname 5-7 November 2019. How do I go about applying for a Business eVisa??

South african perminant resident holder can get Suriname visa?
Yasir

11 months ago

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South africa permanent residence can take visa for Suriname??