Driving license renewal

Requests for the extension of Surinamese Drivers License, Duplicate Drivers License, and International Drivers License can be submitted at the Embassy.

Download the application Form


The Requirements are :

  1. An application form completed and signed.
  2. Two (2) clear passport size photographs (see instructions)
  3. Recent Health certificate from an authorized medical doctor or health center (not older than 2 weeks)
  4. Copy of the expired driver's license
  5. Residence permit
    (which should be obtained at the municipal centre in the residing state/region)
  6. Demand draft of USD65,- (administration costs USD20 + drivers license fee USD45) payable to the Embassy of the Republic of Suriname in New Delhi


Requesting a duplicate is possible when:

  • The valid Surinamese license is maimed or damaged
  • In case of theft, loss, etc. In case of theft you must also submit a police statement in the submission.
  • If divorced/remarried a copy of the divorce certificate must be included • Change of name/address.
  • Change of name/address. In recognition bring a recent birth certificate (no more than 6 months old)


  1. Taken recently, not longer than 3 months
  2. Dimensions 4.5 cm x 3.5 cm
  3. In color, with good contrast
  4. Sized, so the head is centered in the middle.
  5. Neutral expression and both eyes open
  6. No headgear
  7. No hair on Forehead
  8. Both ears need to be shown
  9. Prescription glasses are allowed, no glare from flash should be visible on glasses.
  10. Taken head-on in front of a plain white or off-white background