Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Paramaribo

Contact details

Jaap Frederiks (Chargé d'Affaires)
Van Roseveltkade 5
+597 477211
24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Opening hours

Monday to Thursday: 7.30 - 15.30 hrs.
Friday: 7.30 - 14.00 hrs.

Take notice of the days that the embassy is closed.

Contact details for Consular Section

Opening hours

Monday to Friday: 8.00 - 12.00 hrs.

Take notice of the days that the embassy is closed.

Passports, ID cards, nationality certificates, consular declarations, legalisations of a signature and option requests

Make an appointment via our online appointment system.
Check the status of your submitted passport- or ID card application.

Short stay Schengen and Carribean visa

For a timely appointment: make an appointment via the website of VFS Global in Paramaribo.

Or make an appointment at the embassy via the online appointment system.

Certificates of life of the SVB (no appointment needed)

Monday and Wednesday: 9.00 -11.00 hrs.

DigiD applications (no appointment needed)

Wednesday: 9.00 - 12.00 hrs.

MVV applications

Send an e-mail to make an appointment.
Average processing time: 3 - 5 working days.

Civic integration exam abroad

Send an e-mail to make an appointment.

Collection of documents (except visa, no appointment needed)

Tuesday and Thursday: 14.00 - 15.00 hrs.

Collection of short stay visa (no appointment needed)

As of the date on your collection sheet:
Monday until Friday: 13.00 - 15.00 hrs.

Consular questions?

You can ask your question:

  • by phone: +597 477211. If you are calling from the Netherlands, call +31 247 247 247.
  • via WhatsApp. Click here to send us a WhatsApp message. Or add our number +31 6 8238 8055 to the contacts list on your smartphone and then send a message.
  • via the contact form.




Time difference with the Netherlands

Daylight saving time: 5 hours earlier / Standard time: 4 hours earlier