COVID – 19 Suriname updates

 

Passengers intended to travel to Suriname should observe the COVID-19 measures in effect from 29 November 2021 until further notice:

The borders are open to passenger traffic during this period, provided that:

 Someone obtains the status of being fully vaccinated, two weeks after the last vaccination.

The following documents are required:

– Proof of complete vaccination

– For inbound passenger traffic from a high-risk country: being in possession of a negative SARS-CoV-2 RT-PCR test result no more than 48 hours before departure of the (air)craft to Suriname, and on the third day after arrival take a SARS-CoV-2 antigen test in Suriname at an officially accredited test location by the Ministry of Health;

– For inbound passenger traffic from a low or medium risk country: being in possession of a negative SARS-CoV-2 antigen test result not older than 24 hours before departure of the (air)craft to Suriname or a negative SARS-CoV-2 RT -PCR test result not older than 72 hours before departure of the (air)craft to Suriname;

– Valid travel documents

– Valid Health Insurance (for non-residents)

For a better understanding of the above please read the full text of the translated notification  COVID-19 measures effective Monday 29 nov. 2021 until further notice  UPDATE: As of 3 December 2021 the curfew hours have been reduced to 23.00 hrs. until 05.00 hrs.

The full text of the updated measures in Dutch can be read on the cds.gov.sr website.

BOG Suriname (= Public Health Bureau of Suriname.) The Public Health Bureau of Suriname (BOG) is the national institute in preventive health care that focuses on the promotion and monitoring of the general health of everyone in Suriname. (Website in Dutch).  On this website all COVID-19 related information is published.

Published on 2021/07/27