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About the US embassy and its location in Paramaribo, Suriname.

About Suriname

Suriname is located in the north of South America. The main language spoken in Suriname is Dutch. The current population (as of 2016) is 558,368. Suriname has a human development index (HDI) of 0.720 and therefore can be considered as country with high human development (according to UNDP – United Nations Development Programme). There are a lot of different embassies and consulates located in Suriname. Among these, there are also representations of the United States of America.

About Paramaribo

Paramaribo is located in the province of Paramaribo and is the capital of Suriname. 240,924 people are living in Paramaribo (as of 2012). The city is very important and represents Suriname internationally which is why the U.S.A. choose it as location for one of their embassies.

About the US embassy in Paramaribo, Suriname

Offices located within the US embassy located in Paramaribo include:

  • Consular Section
  • Public Affairs Section
  • Political & Economic Section
  • Military Liaison Office
  • Chamber of Commerce of Suriname

Visa services offered by the US embassy in Paramaribo, Suriname

Visa services for USA immigration/non-immigration visas are handled by the department for travel permits.  You can schedule an interview for a visa here:

You can contact them via phone (597) 556-700.

American citizen services offered by the US embassy in Paramaribo, Suriname

American citizen services are handled by a number of departments depending on your issue. Please visit for more information on how to proceed with your issue/query.

Notary services offered by the US embassy in Paramaribo, Suriname

This embassy offers notary services to all US passport holders and foreign nationals (on the provision they are using the documents within the United States). This price is $50 paid in cash or US issued credit card, per page.