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 the country, including traffic on the East-West Connecting Road at the point of Stolkertsijver.
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. Passengers should have a confirmed onward flight to the U.S. prior to commencing travel. For further information about this flight or to book tickets, please visit www.klm.com.
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 travel.state.gov 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.
State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
Suriname Country Information
Enroll in Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive Alerts.
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