Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Paramaribo, Suriname

Location:  Suriname Event: The Government of Suriname has instituted a nightly nationwide curfew between the hours of 10pm to 5am. The curfew will remain in place until November 8, 2020 or until further announcement by the Government of Suriname. Violators of the lockdown or curfew measures may be fined. It is mandatory to wear face masks …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Open for Routine American Citizen Services

As of October 20, 2020, the U.S. Embassy in Paramaribo is resuming all routine services to U.S. citizens, including U.S. passport applications, notarial services, and requests for Consular reports of birth abroad.  To request an appointment, please contact caparamar@state.gov.  Appointment times may be limited. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Paramaribo, Suriname Kristalstraat 165, Paramaribo, Suriname +597 556 …

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Message for U.S. Citizens – Don’t Let the Elections Pass You By

If you plan to vote in the November 2020 election it is important to ACT NOW!  Don’t wait, return your voted ballot right away! Remember U.S. embassies and consulates are not polling places; same-day in-person voting is not available outside the United States – but you can get assistance in requesting and returning your absentee ballot.  Many states require …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Paramaribo, Suriname

Location:  Suriname Event: The Government of Suriname has announced a “total lockdown” as a countermeasure to the spread of COVID-19 from Friday, September 4 at 8pm to Monday, September 7 at 5am. People are instructed to stay home during this time. The weekend “total lockdown” will also be in place from Friday, September 11 at 8pm …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Paramaribo, Suriname

Location:  Suriname Event: The Government of Suriname has announced a “total lockdown” as a countermeasure to the spread of COVID-19 from Friday, August 28 at 8pm to Sunday, August 30 at 5am. People are instructed to stay home during this time. The Government of Suriname has also instituted a daily nationwide curfew between the hours of …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Paramaribo, Suriname

Location:  Suriname Event: The Government of Suriname has announced a “total lockdown” as a countermeasure to the spread of COVID-19 from Friday, August 21 at 8pm to Sunday, August 23 at 5am. People are instructed to stay home during this time. The Government of Suriname has also instituted a nationwide curfew between the hours of 8pm …

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Suriname Travel Advisory Level 3: Reconsider Travel

Reconsider travel to Suriname due to COVID-19. Read the Department of State’s  COVID-19 page  before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 3 Travel Health Notice for Suriname due to COVID-19. Suriname has lifted stay at home orders, and resumed some transportation options and business operations. Visit the …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Paramaribo, Suriname

Location:  Suriname Event: The Government of Suriname has instituted a nationwide curfew between the hours of 20:00-05:00 as a countermeasure to the spread of COVID-19. The curfew will remain in place up to and including August 23, 2020. It is mandatory to wear face masks in public. Public gatherings are limited to five people, with exceptions …

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French Guiana Travel Advisory Level 4: Do Not Travel

Do not travel to French Guiana due to COVID-19. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 3 Travel Health Notice for French Guiana due to COVID-19. Travelers to French Guiana may experience border closures, airport closures, travel prohibitions, stay …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Paramaribo, Suriname

Location:  Suriname Event: Surinam Airways (SLM) has announced that it intends to operate a charter flight from Paramaribo to Miami. To have an overview of demand for this route, SLM requests that passengers register via one of the Surinam Airways accredited travel agents or the Surinam Airways Ticketing Office. They may be reached in Suriname at …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Paramaribo, Suriname

Location:  Suriname Event: The Government of Suriname has instituted a nationwide curfew between the hours of 21:00-05:00 as a countermeasure to the spread of COVID-19. The curfew will remain in place up to and including August 10, 2020. It is mandatory to wear face masks in public, maintain 1.5 meters of social distance, and regularly disinfect …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Paramaribo, Suriname

Location:  Suriname Event: The Government of Suriname has instituted a nationwide curfew between the hours of 22:00-05:00 as a countermeasure to the spread of COVID-19. The curfew may remain in place until further announcement by the Surinamese government. People are advised to wear face masks in public. Public gatherings are limited to five people. KLM has …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Paramaribo, Suriname

Location:  Suriname Event: The Government of Suriname has instituted a nationwide curfew between the hours of 20:00-05:00 as a countermeasure to the spread of COVID-19. The curfew may remain in place until further announcement by the Surinamese government. People are advised to wear face masks in public. Public gatherings are limited to five people. KLM has …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Paramaribo, Suriname

Location:  Suriname Event: The Government of Suriname has announced a total lockdown beginning Monday, June 8 which will last for two weeks. Everyone except for designated essential services workers is instructed to stay home during this period. Visits to medical providers, the police, pharmacies, and the morgue are allowed. On Wednesdays and Sundays only people with …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Paramaribo, Suriname

Location:  Suriname Event: The Government of Suriname has announced that it is instituting a “total” lockdown that will last from 1800 on Thursday, June 4, until 0600 hours on Friday, June 12. This means that all residents of the country should stay at home except for short trips for essential needs. Grocery stores, small vegetable stands, …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Paramaribo, Suriname

Location:  Suriname Event: The Government of Suriname has instituted a nationwide curfew between the hours of 18:00-06:00 as a countermeasure to the spread of COVID-19. The curfew may remain in place until further announcement by the Surinamese government. The Government of Suriname has suspended road and air travel into and out of the eastern part of …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Paramaribo, Suriname

Location:  Suriname Event: The Government of Suriname has instituted a nationwide curfew between the hours of 20:00-05:00 as a countermeasure to the spread of COVID-19. The curfew may remain in place until further announcement by the Surinamese government. The Government of Suriname has blocked road and air travel into and out of the eastern part of …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Paramaribo, Suriname

Location:  Suriname Event: KLM has announced that it will operate a flight from Paramaribo to Amsterdam on June 6, 2020. U.S. citizens are permitted to transit Schiphol airport, remain airside, and continue onward to the United States. However, passengers will not be permitted to exit the transit area, therefore, they should have a confirmed onward flight …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Paramaribo, Suriname

Event: Suriname’s national curfew will be temporarily suspended from midnight on Sunday, May 24 until Tuesday, May 26 at 23:00 hours.  Daily curfew hours of 23:00-5:00 will resume on Tuesday, May 26 and may remain in place until futher announcement by the Surinamese government. Actions to Take: Report symptoms right away if you believe you …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Paramaribo, Suriname

Location:  Suriname Event: KLM has announced that it will operate a flight from Paramaribo to Amsterdam on May 18, 2020. U.S. citizens are permitted to transit Schiphol airport, remain airside, and continue onward to the United States. However, passengers will not be permitted to exit the transit area, therefore, they should have a confirmed onward flight …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Paramaribo, Suriname

Location:  Suriname Event: KLM has announced that it will operate a flight from Paramaribo to Amsterdam on May 18, 2020. U.S. citizens are permitted to transit Schiphol airport, remain airside, and continue onward to the United States. However, passengers will not be permitted to exit the transit area, therefore, they should have a confirmed onward flight …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Paramaribo, Suriname

Location:  Suriname Event: A Surinam Airways flight is scheduled to fly from Paramaribo to Amsterdam on May 9, 2020. This flight may provide an opportunity for repatriation to the United States assuming passengers have proof of an onward ticket to the U.S. If the flight is booked, there may be waitlist opportunities. Passengers on this flight …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Paramaribo, Suriname

Location:  Suriname Event: The Government of Suriname has instituted a nationwide curfew between the hours of 20:00-06:00 as a countermeasure to the spread of COVID-19. The curfew will last two weeks and expires on May 10th. Actions to Take: Report symptoms right away if you believe you may have COVID-19 or were exposed to someone who …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Paramaribo, Suriname

Location:  Suriname Event: A Surinam Airways flight is scheduled to fly to Amsterdam on April 21. This flight may provide an opportunity for repatriation to the United States assuming passengers have proof of an onward ticket to the U.S. If the flight is booked, there may be waitlist opportunities. Passengers on this flight transiting to the …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Paramaribo, Suriname

Location:  Suriname Event: A Surinam Airways flight is scheduled to fly to Amsterdam on April 21. This flight may provide an opportunity for repatriation to the United States assuming passengers have proof of an onward ticket to the U.S. If the flight is booked, there may be waitlist opportunities. Passengers on this flight transiting to the …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Paramaribo, Suriname

Location:  Suriname Event: The Government of Suriname has instituted a nationwide curfew between the hours of 20:00-06:00 as a countermeasure to the spread of COVID-19. The curfew will last two weeks and expires on April 26th. Actions to Take: Report symptoms right away if you believe you may have COVID-19 or were exposed to someone who …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Paramaribo, Suriname

Location:  Suriname Event:  Please be advised that on Sunday, March 29th, the Government of Suriname instituted a nationwide curfew between the hours of 20:00-06:00 as a counter measure to the spread of COVID-19. The curfew will last two weeks and expires on April 12th. Actions to Take: Report symptoms right away if you believe you may …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Paramaribo, Suriname

Location:  Suriname Event:  Please be advised that on Sunday, March 29th, the Government of Suriname instituted a nationwide curfew between the hours of 20:00-06:00 as a counter measure to the spread of COVID-19. The curfew will last two weeks and expires on April 12th. Actions to Take: Report symptoms right away if you believe you may …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Paramaribo, Suriname

Location:  Suriname Event:  Please be advised that on Sunday, March 29th, the Government of Suriname instituted a nationwide curfew between the hours of 20:00-06:00 as a counter measure to the spread of COVID-19. The curfew will last two weeks and expires on April 12th. Because of public health measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19, effective …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Paramaribo, Suriname

Location:  Suriname Event:  Please be advised that on Sunday, March 29th, the Government of Suriname instituted a nationwide curfew between the hours of 20:00-06:00 as a counter measure to the spread of COVID-19. The curfew will last two weeks and expires on April 12th. Actions to Take: Report symptoms right away if you believe you may …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Paramaribo, Suriname

Location:  Suriname Event:  Please be advised that on Sunday, March 29th, the Government of Suriname instituted a nationwide curfew between the hours of 20:00-06:00 as a counter measure to the spread of COVID-19. The curfew will last two weeks and expires on April 12th. Actions to Take: Report symptoms right away if you believe you may …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Paramaribo, Suriname

Location:  Suriname Event:  Please be advised that on Sunday, March 29th, the Government of Suriname instituted a nationwide curfew between the hours of 20:00-06:00 as a counter measure to the spread of COVID-19. The curfew will last two weeks and expires on April 12th. Actions to Take: Report symptoms right away if you believe you may …

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Health Alert French Guiana – U.S. Embassy Paramaribo, Suriname

Location:  French Guiana Event:  The Government of France has confirmed cases of COVID-19 in French Guiana. U.S. citizens who are considering returning to the United States are urged to make travel arrangements while flights are still available. Bookings and schedules are available directly from airlines. The U.S. Embassy is aware of limited Air France flights from Cayenne to …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Paramaribo, Suriname

Location:  Suriname Event:  Surinam Airways has announced that it intends to operate a repatriation flight from Paramaribo to Miami for non-residents of Suriname on April 2, 2020. Please contact Surinam Airways directly by dialing 171 (from 08:00-16:00), messaging +597 8941922 (from 08:00-20:00), or writing helpdesk-covid19@flyslm.com to inquire about schedules or booking. U.S. citizens who are considering returning to …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Paramaribo, Suriname

Location:  Suriname Event:  Surinam Airways has announced that it intends to operate a repatriation flight from Paramaribo to Miami for non-residents of Suriname on April 2, 2020. Please contact Surinam Airways directly by dialing 171 (from 08:00-16:00), messaging +597 8941922 (from 08:00-20:00), or writing helpdesk-covid19@flyslm.com to inquire about schedules or booking. U.S. citizens who are considering returning …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Paramaribo, Suriname

Location:  Suriname Event:  The Government of Suriname has confirmed several cases of COVID-19 in Suriname. Please be advised that starting Sunday, March 29th, the Government of Suriname has instituted a nationwide curfew between the hours of 2000-0600 as a counter measure to the spread of COVID-19. The curfew will last two weeks and expires on April …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Paramaribo, Suriname

Location:  Suriname Event:  The Government of Suriname has confirmed several cases of COVID-19 in Suriname. Please be advised that starting Sunday, March 29th, the Government of Suriname will institute a nationwide curfew between the hours of 2000-0600 as a counter measure to the spread of COVID-19. The curfew will last two weeks and expires on April …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Paramaribo, Suriname

Location:  Suriname Event:  The Government of Suriname has confirmed several cases of COVID-19 in Suriname. Limited commercial repatriation flights departing Suriname are available on  KLM . You may also monitor  Surinam Airways  for up-to-date information about future flight schedules. Please contact the airlines directly to inquire about schedules and booking. U.S. citizens who are considering returning to the United …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Paramaribo, Suriname

Location:  Suriname Event:  The Government of Suriname has confirmed several cases of COVID-19 in Suriname. Eastern Airlines, a private company, has the permission of the Surinamese government to operate a repatriation flight for U.S. citizens wishing to depart Suriname. This single flight with service to Miami, Florida is currently scheduled to depart Paramaribo today, March 25, 2020, …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Paramaribo, Suriname

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Paramaribo, Suriname Location:  Suriname Event:  The Government of Suriname has confirmed several cases of COVID-19 in Suriname. Eastern Airlines, a private company, has the permission of the Surinamese government to operate a repatriation flight for U.S. citizens wishing to depart Suriname. This single flight with service to Miami, Florida is currently …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Paramaribo, Suriname

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Paramaribo, Suriname (March 15, 2020) Location: Suriname Event: On March 13, the Government of Suriname announced one confirmed case of COVID-19 in Suriname and the decision to close all ports of entry starting March 14, including airports, border ferry crossings, and land borders. The ban on arrivals to and departures …

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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Paramaribo, Suriname

Location: Suriname Event: The government of Suriname has implemented enhanced screening and quarantine measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Travelers should be prepared for travel restrictions to be put into effect with little or no advance notice. Visit the website of the Ministry of Public Health for additional information on these new measures. On …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Paramaribo

Location: Suriname Event: Heightened Middle East Tensions There is heightened tension in the Middle East that may result in security risks to U.S. citizens abroad. The Embassy will continue to review the security situation and will provide additional information as needed. Actions to Take: Keep a low profile. Be aware of your surroundings. Stay alert …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Voting in 2018 U.S. Elections

Your Vote Counts!  Did you know that many U.S. elections for House and Senate seats have been decided by a margin smaller than the number of ballots cast by absentee voters?  All states are required to count every absentee ballot as long as it is valid and reaches local election officials by the absentee ballot receipt deadline. Follow …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: New Hours for American Citizen Services Appointments

Beginning September 14, 2018, the U.S. Embassy in Paramaribo will offer routine appointments for Americans, including passport renewals, Consular Reports of Birth Abroad, and notaries, exclusively on Fridays from 8-11 a.m.  To make an appointment, please visit our website at: https://sr.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/ . If you are a U.S. citizen and require an emergency passport or notary, we will …

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Street Closures Near U.S. Embassy Paramaribo

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Paramaribo, Suriname (February 14, 2018) Location:  Streets near the U.S. Embassy Event:  On Thursday, February 15, 2018, the Surinamese National Security Directorate will conduct a training exercise near the U.S. Embassy.  Several streets will be closed from 8:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. The U.S. Embassy will remain open for emergency …

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