Summary

If you are visiting Suriname you will need an e-visa or e-tourist card. 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 Embassy office.  However, the British High Commission in Georgetown, Guyana, can provide consular support.

Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.