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 your hands. Public gatherings are limited to five people.
KLM has announced that it will operate several flights per week from Paramaribo to Amsterdam. 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 these flights 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.
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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