Here you will find important tips and useful information for Suriname.
in Swiss francs (CHF)
For ATM cash withdrawals
For cashless payments in shops, restaurants, hotels, and online
in US dollar (USD)
Change cash in local currency when outside larger urban areas
Local currency / ISO Code
Surinam guilder SRD
Currency exchange rate
SRD 1 = ~ CHF 0.03 ; CHF 1 = ~ SRD 28.49 (09/2022)
Die gängigen Kreditkarten werden in begrenztem Umfang akzeptiert. Für detaillierte Informationen wenden Sie sich bitte an den Aussteller der betreffenden Karte.
The Travel Mastercard card is accepted at major hotels and restaurant
Acceptance of credit cards is limited. For more detailed information, please contact the credit card issuer.
Keep exchange and transaction receipts for reconversion.
Travelers are advised to take cash in US dollar or euro.
Currency exchange not advised on the black market.
Do not drink tap water.
Mosquito protection advised.
Risk of dengue fever.
Risk of malaria in certain areas.
Vaccination against yellow fever, diphtheria, tetanus, hepatitis A, polio and measles recommended.
Local driver's licence required for car rentals. Visitors Dirver's Licence issued by local police ('Police Traffic Office') upon presentation of international driver's licence.
International driver's license required.
CH sticker and breakdown triangle mandatory.
- 4 h / - 5 h during our summer time
110/120 volt / adapter required
Passport still valid 6 months or more after end of stay with visa, return or onward travel ticket and proof of sufficient funds for stays up to 3 months.
Caracas (Venezuela), Centro Letonia, Torre Ing-Bank, piso 15, Av. Eugenio Mendoza y San Felipe, La Castellana
Tel. +58 212 267 95 85
7.30 - 14.00 h (Mon - Fri)
7.30 - 16.30 h (Mon - Fri)
7.30 - 12.30 h (Sat)
Observe elementary safety precautions.
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