International Travel Restrictions and Policies

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Entry into Suriname From Turkey is Restricted

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Most travelers are not allowed to enter Suriname. Limited commercial flights are available.

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The entry restriction does not apply to:

  • Citizens and residents of Suriname;
  • Travelers with a letter of attestation issued by the Government of Suriname.
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US Embassy for Suriname
Start Date
3/21/2021
Updated
6/1/2021

Before You Leave

Mandatory

Mandatory pre-registration form

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US Embassy for Suriname
Start Date
11/23/2020
Updated
6/1/2021
Mandatory

Mandatory health declaration form

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Surinam Airways
Start Date
11/23/2020
Updated
6/1/2021
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 at least 5 business days prior to the intended departure to [email protected]

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US Embassy for Suriname
Start Date
11/23/2020
Updated
6/1/2021
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 within 72 hours before departure.

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This test requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers under the age of 12.

A digital copy of the test result, the medical insurance, and quarantine facility confirmation must be mailed 3 days before departure to Suriname to the email address: [email protected]

Testing Options
  • A Rt Pcr Test Up To 72 hours Before Departure
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US Embassy for Suriname
Start Date
11/23/2020
Updated
6/1/2021
Mandatory

Mandatory passenger locator form

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Surinam Airways
Start Date
11/23/2020
Updated
6/1/2021
Mandatory

Mandatory accommodation booking

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Description

All travelers to Suriname must have proof of confirmed accommodation booking of at least 7 days at a registered SHATA hotel or accommodation.

Applications for home quarantine must be made at least 10 working days prior to departure by writing to [email protected] Permission for home quarantine will not be granted upon arrival in Suriname if it has not been approved in advance. Travelers who receive permission for home quarantine may only be picked up at the airport by a taxi company registered with the Airport Management.

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A digital copy of the test result, the medical insurance, and quarantine facility confirmation must be mailed at least 5 business days prior to the intended departure to [email protected]

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Suriname Tourism
Start Date
11/23/2020
Updated
6/1/2021

On Arrival

Mandatory

Mandatory 7-day quarantine

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Description

Travellers are required to quarantine for 7 days at a registered SHATA hotel or accommodation on arrival in Suriname.

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Travelers can apply for home quarantine at least 5 working days prior to departure by writing to [email protected] Permission for home quarantine will not be granted upon arrival in Suriname if it has not been approved in advance. Travelers who receive permission for home quarantine may only be picked up at the airport by a taxi company registered with the Airport Management.

Minimum Number of Days
7 days
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Surinam Airways
Start Date
11/23/2020
Updated
6/1/2021

While You're There

Mandatory

Masks are mandatory in public

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US Embassy for Suriname
Start Date
9/23/2020
Updated
6/1/2021

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
442.72
Decreased by9.98
at 6/12/2021
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
17.35%
Increased by4.56%
at 6/12/2021
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
101,781
Increased by26,768
at 6/12/2021
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
1.16
Increased by-0.05
at 6/9/2021

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 6 pm to 5 am weekends, and a full lockdown is in effect across the weekend. 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.

Use of mask

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Required
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Face masks are required in all public spaces and while on public transport.

Public transportation

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

Restaurants

local guidelines for restaurants
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Restrictions in place
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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
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Closed
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Bars remain closed to limit the rate of transmission.

Nightclubs

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

Shops

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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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