There are various type of Surinamese visas are available for you to apply. The type of Surinamese visa you will need to apply depends on the purpose, length of your trip and the frequency of trips you will be taking to Suriname. If you require information such as Surinamese consulate contact details , visa forms for Suriname, and other travel information please use the dropdown menu, below.
Types of Surinamese Visas for British Nationals and Permanent Residents in the United Kingdom.
- Surinamese tourist visa for British nationals and permanent residents in the United Kingdom is issued for a short period of leisure travel in Suriname and no business activities permitted with the short term tourist visa for Suriname.
- Surinamese visitor visa for British nationals and permanent residents in the United Kingdom is issued for a short period of travel to visit friends and family in Suriname and no business activities are permitted.
- Surinamese business visa for British citizens and permanent residents in the United Kingdom is issued for participating in short-term business activity in Suriname.
- Surinamese transit visa for British nationals and permanent residents in the United Kingdom is issued and is generally valid for 3 days or less, for transferring through a port in Suriname to a third destination.
General Documnets Required to Apply for a Surinamese Visa for British Nationals and Permant Residents in the United Kingdom
The below items are generally required to apply for any type of Surinamese visas in the United Kingdom:
- Fully completed Visa Application Form and essential declaration
- Passport size photographs
- Valid national passport
There are other types of Surinamese visas such as student visas, temporary worker visas, parent visas, spousal visas or partner visas for British nationals which are available to apply. Please contact the Surinamese Embassy in London or the nearest Surinamese consulate accredited to the United Kingdom for more information.
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Surinamese Entry Visa Types Available for British Nationals and Permanent Residents in the UK
Single Entry visa for Surinamese: A single-entry visa allows its holder to enter Surinamese only once, within the given period of time, as mentioned in the visa sticker affixed to their passport. Once the visa holder exits the territory of Surinamese or visa region associated with Surinamese, he or she can no longer go back, even if they have not spend in Surinamese the number of days as permitted by the Surinamese embassy that issued them the visa.
Double Entry visa for Surinamese: In general, a double-entry visa applies the same way as the single-entry visa explained above. The sole difference between a single-entry and a double-entry visa is that the second gives you the chance to go once more back to Surinamese
Multiple Entry visa for Surinamese: This type of visa allows the holder of the visa to enter Surinamese mutiple times with visa validity period.
What Are The Steps to Apply for an Surinamese Visa for British Nationals?
To apply for an Surinamese visa in the United Kingdom, then follow the steps given below:
- Check if you need to apply for a Surinamese Visa.
- Know when is the right time to apply for your Suriname visa!
- Figure out what type of Surinamese visa you will need.
- Find out where you should lodge your Surinamese visa application.
- Fill in the right Surinamese visa form.
- Collect the documents required for Surinamese visa.
- Make a visa appointment and attend the visa interview.
- Submit your biometrics.
- Pay the Surinamese visa fee.
Please Note: Please consult Surinamese consulate in the United Kingdom as visa regulations for Suriname can and often change overnight. In individual cases, additional documents required for Surinamese visa. We accept no responsibility as we have no affiliation with the embassy of Suriname in the United Kingdom or their visa section.
What are the common questions asked by a Surinamese visa officer?
Going for a visa interview at the Surinamese consulate in London? The visa officer at the Surinamese consulate will look over your application and ask you questions if they wish to clarify anything. It is best to answer these questions honestly.
Typical questions asked at the Surinamese visa interview include:
- What is your purpose of your trip to Suriname?
- Do you know anyone living in Suriname?
- What is your current occupation? How long have you been in your current occupation?
- If you are a student, when will the studies finish?
- How will you support yourself whilst in Suriname?
- Have you ever travelled to other countries?
- Who will pay for your trip to Suriname?
- What are your plans when you return from your trip from Suriname?
- What will you do if your Surinamese visa application is rejected?
What are the usual reasons for getting your Surinamese visa denied?
Common reasons why your Surinamese visa application got rejected include:
- Lack of funds – you must be able to afford your trip Suriname and you must provide documents to show that you can.
- Proof of accommodation not provided – you must be able to show where you will be staying in Suriname and you can easily do this by providing a hotel reservation in Suriname.
- The visa officer thinks you will not return to your home country – you must make it clear that you intend to leave Suriname and return to your home country before the expiry of your visa. You can do this by providing documents that show you have ties where you live, such as an employment letter or proof that you own your home etc.
- No proof of residence – you must be able to prove that you can live in the country of your residence legally, so you must provide proof of residence.