Suriname

Borders are open with restrictions.

Currently only flights from these countries are operating:
Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Brazil, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Curacao, Dominica, French Guiana, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, Netherlands, Panama, St. Barthelemy, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Maarten, St. Martin, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands, US Virgin Islands, USA.

These passengers may enter:

  • holders of a vaccination certificate older than 17 years. The certificate must show that the last dose of vaccine has been received no less than 14 days before arrival;
  • holders of a COVID-19 recovery certificate older than 17 years and of a positive COVID-19 test taken at least 14 days and at most 3 months before arrival;
  • holders of an attestation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Business and International Cooperation of Suriname. It must be obtained before departure via this email: conza@gov.sr.

Passengers younger than 18 years are not obliged to have a valid vaccination certificate if they travelling accompanied by their vaccinated parents.

For those arriving from Brazil the Attestation and a vaccination certificate are mandatory.

Holders (older than 12 years) of a COVID-19 vaccination certificate arriving from Belgium, Cayman Isl., France, Netherlands, Trinidad and Tobago, United Kingdom or USA must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken at most 48 hours before departure.

Passengers older than 12 arriving from a country other than mentioned above with a COVID-19 vaccination certificate must have:

  • a negative COVID-19 antigen test taken at most 48 hours before departure; or
  • a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken at most 72 hours before departure.

Passengers older than 12  without a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated at least 2 weeks before arrival must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken at most 48 hours before departure.

All arriving passengers must have a medical insurance to cover COVID-19 expenses. This rule doesn’t apply to:

  • residents of Suriname;
  • holders of a valid vaccination certificate.

Those who doesn’t have a a valid vaccination certificate must have a confirmed accommodation booking for at least 7 days at a registered SHATA accommodation.

Passengers (except for those who have a valid vaccination certificate) shall be quarantined for 7 days.

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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