Embassy of the Netherlands in Paramaribo


The Dutch Embassy in Suriname is a bilateral mission in Paramaribo and promotes Dutch interests in Suriname. The embassy of the Netherlands also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of Suriname. The Dutch Embassy in Paramaribo is headed by Mr. Henk J.W. Soeters - Ambassador of the Netherlands to Suriname.


Netherlands Embassy in Paramaribo, Suriname Van Roseveltkade 5 Postbus 1877 Paramaribo Suriname


(+597) 477 211


(+597) 477 792






Mr. Henk J.W. Soeters - Ambassador

Office Hours:

Monday-Friday 07:30-16:00

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in Suriname require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the Dutch embassy in Paramaribo you will find information on opening hours and how to book appointments.

Opening hours

Please note that embassy opening hours can vary. Always contact the embassy before a visit.

Visa for the Netherlands

For all Dutch visa related matters contact the embassy in Paramaribo before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.netherlandsandyou.nl/your-country-and-the-netherlands/suriname) or contact the visa department by telephone (+597) 477 211 or email prm@minbuza.nl

Consulates of the Netherlands in Suriname

Next to the embassy in Paramaribo there could be additional Dutch consulates located in Suriname.

Please check below for the locations of the Dutch consulates in Suriname.

Dutch Consulates in Suriname

Next to the embassy in Paramaribo, the Netherlands has consulates in the following cities: (if there are no cities mentioned here that means that Netherlands does not have any consulates located in Suriname ).

Embassy Consular Department and Services

The consular department of the Dutch Embassy in Paramaribo offers consular assistance. The consular department in general offers services for visitors from Suriname to Netherlands as wel as for Dutch citizens in Suriname. Generally, services comprise of visa applications, passport renewals, marriage registration, legalization of documents, birth of a child, Dutch nationality issues and more. Contact the consular department directly by telephone or email.