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  • Ambassador and Police Chief inaugurate new Automated Fingerprint Identification System - Photo by: State dept.

    Korps Politie Suriname (KPS) and U.S. Embassy Launch of Automated Fingerprint Identification System

    U.S. Ambassador Jay N. Anania and Korps Politie Suriname (KPS) Chief Humphrey Tjin Liep Shie officially inaugurated the Automated Fingerprint Identification System at the Nieuw Haven Police Station

  • U.S. Embassy HAP Donates Equipment (Photo by Dept. of State)

    U.S. Embassy HAP Donates Equipment

    On Friday, March 14, 2014, at the WINGROEP facility in Nickerie, the U.S. Embassy Humanitarian Assistance Program (HAP) donated tools to Vereniging Van Rolstoelgebruikers (VRG)

  • USAID KARI YU program (Photo by Dept. of State)

    USAID KARI YU program

    On March 13, 2014, 20 mid and senior level members of five government ministries graduated from the M&E training course provided by the USAID Youth Development and Juvenile Justice Program- Kari Yu!

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    Corinna Campbell explains her research

    Ambassador Anania hosted a reception i.h.o. Fulbrighter Corinna Campbell on March 4, 2014 where she explained her research on music and dance in Suriname

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News From the Consular Section

  • New Electronic I-94 Process

    A new electronic I-94 process at air and sea ports of entry was fully implemented by May 25, 2013. Under the new CBP process, a CBP officer will provide each admitted nonimmigrant traveler with an admission stamp on their passport. CBP will no longer issue a paper Form I-94 upon entry to U.S., with some exceptions.  

  • Register with our Embassy if you are in Suriname or French Guyana

    If you are going to live or visit Suriname, please take the time to tell our Embassy about your trip. If you enroll, we can keep you up to date with important safety and security announcements. It will also help your friends and family get in touch with you in an emergency.  

  • How to apply for a U.S. Visa

    Individuals who wish to travel to the United States for a temporary period of time need a visa. Tourist visas, business visas, student visas, are all examples of nonimmigrant visas 

  • Consular Report of Birth Abroad (CRBA)

    The Department of State is pleased to announce the introduction of a redesigned Consular Report of Birth Abroad (CRBA, or Form FS-240). The redesigned CRBA, which is an official record confirming that a child born abroad to a U.S. citizen parent or parents acquired U.S. citizenship at birth and serves as proof of citizenship, has been updated with a variety of state-of-the-art security features to help prevent fraud and identity theft. 

  • U.S. Passport Applications

    All American Citizens applying for U.S. passports in Suriname or French Guiana must appear before a Consular Officer at the U.S. Embassy in Paramaribo, Suriname. We provide services to all American Citizens by appointment only on Mondays and Wednesdays, unless there is an emergency.   Click here for Appointment »

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Meet the U.S. Ambassador

  • U.S. Ambassador Jay Anania introductory video (Youtube)

Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund

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  • Planning your vacation to the USA? Do not wait! Start NOW!

    There is no assurance of the issuance of a visa. Therefore, we strongly discourage applicants from incurring any costs related to their travel before collecting their passports with the approved visa inside

    Note: the non-immigrant visas are handled on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays. Visa applications are received one day, and if the applicant qualifies, the visa process takes a minimum of 24 hours to complete. Applications approved on Thursdays, should be ready for pick up on Mondays

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