COVID-19 Information

Country-Specific Information:

  • Suriname has confirmed cases of COVID 19 within its borders. Please visit for an updated case count.
  • 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 12th.

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. The ban on arrivals to and departures from Suriname will be provisionally valid for 30 days.

  • 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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