International Travel Restrictions and Policies

Allowed

Entry into Suriname From Heard & McDonald Islands is Allowed with Additional Requirements

Description

Fully vaccinated travelers are allowed to enter Suriname. Please check the test and/or quarantine requirements before traveling.

Start Date
7/6/2021
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Before You Leave

Mandatory

Proof of negative COVID-19 test results

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Description

Travelers must have a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test result. The test must be taken a maximum of 72 hours before arrival.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers under the age of 12.
Testing Options
  • A Rt Pcr Test Up To 72 hours Before Arrival
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Mandatory

Mandatory pre-registration form

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Description

All travelers must email the negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test result, the confirmation of the SHATA accommodation or the statement from the Ministry of Health in case of home quarantine is permitted, and the travel insurance (for non-residents), at least 5 business days prior to the intended departure to [email protected]

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US Embassy for Suriname
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Mandatory

Mandatory health insurance

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Description

Travelers are required to have valid health insurance with COVID-19 coverage.

This does not apply to citizens and residents.

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A digital copy of the test result, the medical insurance, and quarantine facility confirmation must be mailed not later than 72 hours before departure via [email protected]

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US Embassy for Suriname
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On Arrival

Recommended

Recommended quarantine for vaccinated travelers

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Description

Travelers who are fully vaccinated are recommended to self-quarantine for 7 days at their accommodation on arrival in Suriname.

Minimum Number of Days
7 days
Start Date
Changed

While You're There

Mandatory

Masks are mandatory in public

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Description

Travelers must wear masks in public places.

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US Embassy for Suriname
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COVID-19 Risk Information

Unknown
We have limited data on COVID-19 transmission in Suriname and can't assess the risk of traveling to this destination.
Daily New Cases Per Millionmore information indicator
875.78
Decreased by328.30
at 9/16/2021
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
36.44%
Increased by0.92%
at 9/16/2021
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
215,679
Increased by5,444
at 9/16/2021
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
1.44
Decreased by0.04
at 9/14/2021

Data is sourced from Our World In Data, and risk levels are assessed and scored based on the CDC guidelines.

Local Guidelines

General

A nationwide curfew is in effect between the hours of 9 pm to 6 am except on Sundays. All public events have been canceled and social and public gatherings are limited to a maximum of 10 people. We recommend keeping up-to-date with official guidelines throughout your trip.
Last Checked
9/16/2021

Use of mask

local guidelines for use of mask
Status
Required
Severity
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Face masks are required in all public spaces and while on public transport.

Public transportation

local guidelines for public transportation
Status
Operating
Severity
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Taxi and bus services may operate as usual outside of curfew hours.

Restaurants

local guidelines for restaurants
Status
Restrictions in place
Severity
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Restaurants may open for take-away or delivery services only. On-site dining is not permitted.

Bars

local guidelines for bars
Status
Closed
Severity
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Bars remain closed to limit the rate of transmission.

Nightclubs

local guidelines for nightclubs
Status
Closed
Severity
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Nightclubs remain closed to limit the rate of transmission.

Shops

local guidelines for shops
Status
Restrictions in place
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Essential services are open between curfew hours with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer and social distancing. Non-essential businesses remain closed.

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