COVID-19 Information

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Country-Specific Information:

  • Suriname has confirmed cases of COVID 19 within its borders. Please visit for an updated case count.
  • 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 further announcement by the Surinamese government.

Entry and Exit Requirements:

On March 13, the Government of Suriname announced the decision to close all ports of entry starting March 14, including airports, border ferry crossings, and land borders.

  • Check with your airline regarding any updated information about your travel plans and/or restrictions.

Quarantine Information:

  • The Government of Suriname has announced that residents returning to Suriname on future repatriation flights will be placed under 14-day quarantine upon arrival.

Local Resources:

  • For medical assistance while in Suriname, you may consult our list of medical resources in Suriname.
  • Report symptoms right away if you believe you may have COVID-19 or were exposed to someone who may have COVID-19 by dialing 178 to reach the designated Ministry of Public Health COVID-19 hotline, or by sending a text to 8836643.
  • View U.S. Embassy Paramaribo, Suriname’s Most Recent Alerts

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