Welcome to the website of the Embassy of the Republic of Suriname in France. Suriname, the name derived from an indigenous tribe, is the land of many backgrounds and various ethnic flavours, situated in the heart of the Tropical Rainforest.
Being a nation and a young independent state, the bilateral ties with India, go beyond 1975, the year Suriname gained its independence.
Commemorating the Indian indentured laborers who were taken to Suriname to work on the plantations, where earlier the slaves from Africa had worked, the British Indians vested the bond between today's Suriname and India and their descendants have become a part of Suriname's multi ethnic society, where the Amer Indians as the original inhabitants, the descendants of the African slaves and the Javanese indentured laborers, the Chinese, Portuguese, Dutch and Lebanese migrants, peacefully live together. Thriving on abundance of natural resources like timber and minerals, the economy of my country is growing day by day.
The ambassador in France is Reggy Nelson
About 80% of the land area of Suriname consists of tropical rainforest. The jungle of Suriname is among the most pristine in the world. You'll find more than 300 different species of trees and many animals and plants.
Suriname's economy offers many attractions for foreign investors. The Government has been active in promoting investment opportunities as a crucial component of a broad strategy of sustainable economic development. In addition to the traditional mining sectors...
Passports are very important documents. To avoid difficulties, the request for a new passport should be done well in time.
Foreigners who have the intention to stay in Suriname for more than 90 days can apply for a temporary stay permit the so called MKV (machtiging tot kort verblijf) at the Suriname Embassy in New Delhi.