En De
Total doses
given
505.7K
People fully
vaccinated
237.9K
% Fully
vaccinated
38.81%
Masks
Not required
COVID-19 test
Negative PCR test obtained within 48 hours or a negative antigen test obtained within 24 hours prior to departure required
Quarantine
Not required
Passenger Locator Form
Not required
Health form
Not required
Vaccination
May be required
Insurance
Non-residents of Suriname must hold travel insurance that covers Covid-19.
Insurance
Pre-approval to travel required
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated):
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated):
Test on arrival (vaccinated):
Test on arrival (unvaccinated):

Crossing Rules:

30.05.2022

Flight restrictions

  • Flights to Suriname are suspended.
  • This does not apply to the following flights:
    • Cargo and passenger outbound and inbound flights from Aruba, Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba, Brazil, Cuba, Curacao, Dominican Republic, French Guiana, Guyana, Netherlands, Panama, Sint Maarten, Trinidad and Tobago, or the United States; and
    • Residents of Suriname or passengers with authorisation from Surinamese authorities travelling from Aruba, Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba, Brazil, Cuba, Curacao, Dominican Republic, French Guyana, Guyana, Haiti, Netherlands, Panama, Sint Maarten, Trinidad and Tobago or the United States.

Vaccination requirements

  • Definition of Fully Vaccinated: Vaccination is not required for travel but if you are fully vaccinated you may face less travel restrictions. Passengers aged older than 18 years are considered fully vaccinated if they hold one of the following:
    • Proof they received 2 doses of the AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria, SK Bioscience or Covishield only), Covaxin, Moderna, Pfizer-BioNTech, Sinopharm, or Sinovac vaccines at least 2 weeks prior to arrival;
    • Proof they received 2 doses of the Cuban CIGB vaccine (Soberana, Abdala) or the Sputnik V vaccine at least 2 weeks prior to arrival, and provided they also hold a negative PCR test result obtained within 48 hours prior to departure or a negative antigen test obtained within 24 hours prior to departure. These passengers must obtain an antigen test within 3 days of arrival in Suriname; or
    • Proof they received 1 dose of the Johnson and Johnson vaccine at least 2 weeks prior to arrival.

Authorisation requirements

Foreign, non-resident passengers:

  • Unvaccinated passengers: Passengers who are not fully vaccinated must hold a printed pre-approval to travel obtained from the Surinamese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Business and International Cooperation at conza@gov.sr.
  • This does not apply to the following passengers:
    • Nationals and residents of Suriname;
    • Holders of diplomatic passports; or
    • Passengers who hold a recovery certificate proving a positive Covid-19 test result issued between 14 days to 6 months prior to arrival. The recovery certificate must be printed and issued by a competent official body.

  • Vaccinated passengers:  Pre-approval is not required for passengers who hold proof of being fully vaccinated against Covid-19.

Nationals and residents of Suriname, and holders of diplomatic passports:

  • Unvaccinated passengers: Passengers must hold a printed pre-approval to travel from the Surinamese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Business and International Cooperation at conza@gov.sr.
  • Vaccinated passengers: Pre-approval is not required for passengers who hold proof of being fully vaccinated against Covid-19.
  • This does not apply to passengers who hold a recovery certificate proving a positive Covid-19 test result issued between 14 days to 6 months prior to arrival. The recovery certificate must be printed and issued by a competent official body.

Insurance requirements

  • Non-nationals or non-residents of Suriname must hold travel insurance valid for at least 30 days after arrival that covers Covid-19.

Test requirements

  • Unvaccinated passengers: Passengers aged 12 years or older must hold either a negative PCR test result obtained within 48 hours prior to departure or a negative antigen test result obtained within 24 hours prior to departure. The test results must be issued by an officially recognised body.
  • Vaccinated passengers: Test is not required for fully vaccinated passengers.