FCO Travel Advice for - Suriname

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  • There is no British Embassy in Suriname. If you need emergency consular assistance you should call the British Honorary Consul on (00) (597) 402 558 or (00) (597) 402 870, or contact the British High Commission in Georgetown, Guyana.

  • If you are visiting Suriname as a tourist and arriving at Johan Adolf Pengel International Airport in Paramaribo you do not need a visa before travel. See Visas.

  • Most visits are trouble-free, but burglary, armed robbery and violent crime occur in Paramaribo and in outlying areas. See Crime.

  • There is a low threat from terrorism. See Terrorism.

  • Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.