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Suriname coronavirus travel restrictions

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Suriname is Major restrictions for travel. Get travel ban, restrictions alerts and advice before travelling to Suriname. Suriname is part of South America with main city at Paramaribo. Its Developing country with a population of 542K people. The main currency is Surinam Dollar. The languages spoken are Dutch.
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🚨 Travel Advice for Suriname

Major restrictions

for travel
International travel to Suriname is permitted for vaccinated travelers. There are exceptions for non-vaccinated citizens and residents.
It is necessary to comply with requirements to ensure entry is allowed.

Exceptional travel

Exemptions to the border closure may be authorized for those traveling for reasons of commercial travel. Vaccinated travelers may travel to Suriname for any purpose, including tourism.
All passengers must receive authorization from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Business and International Cooperation. The request to travel must sent to at least 5 days prior to travel.

Other restrictions

Non-residents are required to submit proof of health insurance with full coverage of COVID-19 treatment costs, including monitoring by the doctor during the quarantine period.

Vaccination required

Travelers who present a valid international certificate for full vaccination against COVID-19, with the use of an approved vaccine, are exempt from the border closure and quarantine requirements. Vaccinated travelers are still required to provide proof of a negative PCR test on departure.

Quarantine required

Travelers are required to quarantine for 7 days on arrival at an approved government hotel. As part of the travel authorization request, proof of a booking at an registered SHATA hotel must be included in the email.

Test/medical certificate required

Proof of a negative PCR test, taken within the previous 72 hours, must be provided on departure.
For more details U.S. Embassy in Suriname

Government measures

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.

Use of masks

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

Public transport

Taxi and bus services may operate as usual outside of curfew hours.


Restaurants may open for take-away or delivery services only. On-site dining is not permitted.


Bars remain closed to limit the rate of transmission.


Nightclubs remain closed to limit the rate of transmission.


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.

On return

Vaccinated traveller exceptions

Travelers who present a valid international certificate for full vaccination against COVID-19, with the use of an approved vaccine, do not require an essential reason to enter and are exempt from quarantine and mandatory testing on arrival requirements. Vaccinated travelers must still provide a pre-departure test and may be randomly selected to be tested on arrival. Travelers are also required to have a suitable quarantine plan in place for 14 days even when seeking the fully vaccinated exemption.
Proof of vaccination must be uploaded on the 'ArriveCAN' application. The final dose must have been administered at least 14 days before departure and supporting documentation must be in English, French, or with a certified translation. Further information can be found at

Quarantine required

Travelers are required to self-quarantine for 14 days on arrival at their own residence or accommodation.

Test/medical certificate required

Proof of a negative test result, taken within the previous 72 hours, must be presented on departure.
Further information on the testing requirements, such as types of tests accepted, can be found at

Testing on arrival

A molecular test will be administered on arrival and travelers will be provided COVID-19 at-home specimen collection kits which must be taken on day 8 of the quarantine period. The kit contains information on how to collect, store and ship the samples.
Travelers may register for the test on arrival at

Travel restriction details for Suriname

🚫 Destination Quarantine required
πŸ›¬ Return Quarantine required
πŸ–οΈ Some Visitors
🍽️ Restaurants & bars Delivery/Takeout only
πŸ›οΈ Open shopping
🚌 Operational with restrictions transport
πŸ“… events Partially Allowed

πŸ”’ Lockdown Details for Suriname

All sports except individual exercise activities such as jogging, cycling, and walking, are prohibited.
Gatherings are limited to no more than five people.
Places of worship are closed.
Vehicles may not be driven on roads except to transport personnel for essential services.
Commercial closures
Consumption of alcohol in public places is banned.
Most nonessential businesses must close for in-person services, including restaurants, bars, nightclubs, gambling and entertainment venues, gyms, and sports establishments.
Other businesses can open from Monday to Saturday between 6 AM and 5 PM.
Restaurants may open for pickup and delivery services.
It is mandatory to wear face masks in public for everyone over 12 years of age.

πŸ›‘οΈ Travel safety for Suriname

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