Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Paramaribo, Suriname

Location:  Suriname


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 U.S. would need to stay in the airport until the transfer. We recommend contacting the airline directly for details and confirmation that non-Dutch citizens may board. Surinam Airways: 171 (phone, from 8:00-16:00); (e-mail); +597 8941922 (messages, from 8:00-20:00).

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 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.

Visit the COVID-19 crisis page on for the latest information.

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

Visit our Embassy webpage on COVID-19 for information on conditions in Suriname.

U.S. Embassy Paramaribo, Suriname
Kristalstraat 165, Paramaribo, Suriname
+597 556 700

State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
Suriname Country Information

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