Summary

If you’re visiting Suriname as a tourist and arriving at Johan Adolf Pengel International Airport in Paramaribo you don’t 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

Although there’s no recent history of terrorism in Suriname, attacks can’t be ruled out. See Terrorism

UK health authorities have classified Suriname as having a risk of Zika virus transmission. For information and advice about the risks associated with Zika virus, visit the National Travel Health Network and Centre website.

Consular support may be limited in Suriname as there is no British High Commission office.  However, the British High Commission in Georgetown, Guyana, can provide consular support.

Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.