Health Alert French Guiana – U.S. Embassy Paramaribo, Suriname

Location:  French Guiana


The Government of France has confirmed cases of COVID-19 in French Guiana. U.S. citizens who are considering returning to the United States are urged to make travel arrangements while flights are still available. Bookings and schedules are available directly from airlines. The U.S. Embassy is aware of limited Air France flights from Cayenne to Paris that may allow connection to the United States.

All U.S. citizens in French Guiana must follow the Government of France confinement order in place since March 17, 2020.

Actions to Take:

Dial 15 for emergency services in French Guiana if you have severe COVID-19 symptoms such as difficulty breathing. Do not go directly to an emergency department, doctor’s office, or clinic.

Dial 0 800 130 000 in French Guiana for non-medical information regarding COVID-19.

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.

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

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

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