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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
    Paramaribo Suriname

    Public Hours

    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

Travel & Tourism in the U.S.

  • Tourism Badge

ESTA Application

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