The following provides information on visa requirements for travelers to the United States who wish to visit, work or study for a temporary period. The type of visa required will depend on the purpose of your travel.
An immigrant visa is required of anyone who wishes to enter the United States to reside there permanently, whether or not that person plans to seek employment in the United States.
Location & Public Hours
U.S. Embassy Paramaribo
Dr. Sophie Redmondstraat 129
Non-Immigrant Visas : Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays
Immigrant Visas : No immigrant visas are processed at Embassy Paramaribo. Immigrant visas for Suriname are processed at Embassy Georgetown.
American Citizens Services : Tuesdays and Thursdays (other than Holidays) from 14:00 until 15:45, by appointment only
Consular Section is able to respond to phone-calls every day of the week from 2:30pm - 4pm
Consular email address
Expedited Visa Appointments
Expedited Visa Appointments for Students and Exchange Visitors Who Plan to study in the United States.
Embassy Paramaribo is committed to assisting students get to school on time in the U.S. If you are in need of an expedited appointment in order to study or take part in an exchange program please contact us immediately for an expedited appointment at firstname.lastname@example.org