Suriname: restrictions and entry requirements 2022

Borders are open with restrictions. Citizens of Haiti are barred from entry. Exception: those residing in Suriname.

Every passenger older than 18 must have:

  • a valid COVID-19 vaccination certificate; or
  • a COVID-19 recovery certificate issued at most 6 months before arrival.
    This rule does not apply to:
  • residents of Suriname. They must apply for an entry permit at

Passengers younger than 18 years are not obliged to have a valid vaccination certificate.

Passengers older than 12 years must have:

  • a negative COVID-19 antigen test taken at most 24 hours before departure; or
  • a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken at most 48 hours before departure.
    This rule doesn’t apply to holders of a vaccination certificate.

The vaccination certificate considering valid if:

  • it is issued with one of the approved vaccines:
    Abdala, AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria), AZD1222 (SK Bioscience Co Ltd.), Covaxin, Covishield, Janssen, Moderna (Spikevax), Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty), Sinopharm, Sinovac;
  • passenger was fully vaccinated no less than 14 days before arrival.

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