New Public Hours at the U.S. Embassy for American Citizen Services!

Beginning 14 September 2018, the U.S. Embassy in Paramaribo will offer routine appointments for American citizens, including passport renewals, Consular Reports of Birth Abroad, and notary public services, exclusively on Fridays from 08:00 to 11:00 a.m.  To make an appointment, please visit:

Please note that this web site is for American Citizen Services only.  To schedule a visa appointment please visit:

U.S. Citizens Needing Emergency Services:

If you are a U.S. citizen and require an emergency passport or an emergency notary, we will continue to accommodate requests outside these hours on a case-by-case basis. To request an emergency appointment, please e-mail us at

Social Security Checks:

The process to pick up Social Security checks remains the same.  American citizens or their delegated representative may continue to walk in to pick up their check on any Wednesday or Friday from 08:00 to 11:00 a.m.


Visa Appointments:

For Surinamers and other non-U.S. citizens who are seeking a visa, the process remains the same.  You must schedule an appointment for a visa interview via our web site.  Visa appointments are available on every Monday and Tuesday from 08:00 to 11:00 a.m.  To learn about applying for a visa, and to make a visa interview appointment, please visit: