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:
- Fully vaccinated persons do not need permission to travel to Suriname. However all inbound passenger traffic are advised to self or home quarantine for 7 days after arrival . The airlines have no restrictions on fully vaccinated people, but they do have a control and enforcement obligation.
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.