The Government of Suriname has announced that a lockdown will be in place in Suriname from Saturday, May 8 at 5pm until Monday, May 10 at 5am. Prior to the lockdown, nightly curfews continue to be in effect from 8pm to 5am. During the curfew and lockdown periods, all individuals are instructed to remain in their homes unless otherwise granted dispensation by Surinamese authorities. Police may detain or fine people who do not abide by curfew and lockdown regulations. It is mandatory to wear face masks in public. Gatherings are limited to five people.
For information about flights departing Suriname, to verify schedules, or to book tickets, please contact your airline directly or visit www.flyslm.com.
The U.S. Embassy continues to monitor the rapidly changing conditions due to COVID-19 in Suriname and in other locations worldwide. The most current information regarding the impact of COVID-19 may be found at our COVID Information Page.
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.
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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