Entry to Surimame requires a passport valid for at least six months from the entry date with at least two blanks pages left. If traveling by air, a return ticket is also required.
Nationals from the following countries are exempt from the visa requirements:
Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Brazil, Chile, Dominica, Philippines, Gambia, Guyana, Grenada, Hong Kong, Israel, Jamaica, Japan, Malaysia, Monserrat, Netherlands Antilles, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Singapore, Trinidad and Tobago and South Korea.
Other nationals must obtain a tourist visa prior to arrival in Suriname.
There are various types of visa: a single-entry, 2 months, 3 months, 6 and 12 months for multiple entry. Travelers should apply at the nearest Surimame embassy or consular section at embassy. Visa is typically issued within 5 working days.
Travelers who stay in Surimame longer than 30 days should register with the Aliens Police.
Transit visas are also required, if staying in Suriname for more than 24 hours.
Travelers arriving from Guyana, French Guiana and Brazil are required to show proof of a yellow fever vaccination.