Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Paramaribo, Suriname

Location:  Suriname


The Government of Suriname has confirmed several cases of COVID-19 in Suriname.

Please be advised that starting Sunday, March 29th, the Government of Suriname has instituted 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.

U.S. citizens who are considering returning to the United States are urged to make travel arrangements while flights are still available. Please contact your airline directly to inquire about schedules and booking.

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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