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TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS FOR PARAMARIBO – SURINAME

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic the government of Suriname has implemented new entry requirement for passengers.

Update: April 22, 2022

Effective date : April 13, 2022

 

Entry requirements: PASSENGERS FULLY VACCINATED FOR COVID-19

1* Valid Travel documents (including VISA for visa-obliging persons)
Note: The W confirmation numbers is not accepted as an approved Visa.

2* Proof of fully Vaccination for COVID-19.
Fully vaccinated passengers need to provide a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing the person is fully vaccinated at least 2 (two) weeks before arrival in Suriname    or    a COVID-19 recovery certificate not older than 6 (six) months. Children under the age of 18 years are exempted from the vaccination requirement.
Fully vaccinated also includes persons who after being tested positive for COVID-19, from 14 days to 06 months (before departure to Suriname) with a COVID-19 recovery certificate showing the relevant test results (SARS-CoV-2-RT-PCR and CT value).

Very important Vaccine Exemptions : The following Vaccines *Soberana 1, *Soberana 2, *Soberana plus, *Abdala  or *Spoetnic V are accepted under the condition that travelers also
–  have to present a negative SARSCoV-2– RT PCR test result no older than 48 hours upon departure to Suriname
– must take 3 days after arrival in Suriname a SARS-CoV Antigen. The test condition is regardless the incidence rate of the departing country.

Read more about the rules which apply when a person is considered fully vaccinated on the published document BIBIS – COVID-19 MEASURES for passengers travelling to Suriname as per April 13, 2022

3* Proof of vaccination for YELLOW FEVER
Passengers who are arriving within 6 (six) days after leaving from or transiting countries with risk of yellow fever transmission need to present a YELLOW FEVER Certificate.  The Yellow Fever certificate must be issued at least 10 (ten) days before arrival in Suriname. Surinamese Residents and diplomats accredited in Suriname are exempted.
For the WHO-list of transiting countries please read here.

 

 

 

Entry requirements:

EXCEPTION FOR PASSENGERS NOT FULLY OR NOT VACCINATED FOR COVID-19

1* Valid Travel documents (including VISA for visa-obliging persons)
Note: The W confirmation numbers is not accepted as an approved Visa.

2* A negative SARSCoV-2-PCR  test result.
Not fully vaccinated or not vaccinated passengers need to present a negative SARSCoV-2– RT PCR test result no older than 48 hours  OR  a negative SARSCoV-2– RT Antigen test result not older than 24 hours , issued by an accredited medical test entity, prior to departure to Suriname.
Please note: No GGD-test for the passengers from the Netherlands, No QUICK TEST results or ANTI BODY test results.
Children under the age of 12 years are exempted from the requirement to present a negative SARS-CoV-2 PCR  or a negative SARS-CoV-2 antigen test result.

3* Proof of vaccination for YELLOW FEVER
Passengers who are arriving within 6 (six) days after leaving from or transiting countries with risk of yellow fever transmission need to present a YELLOW FEVER Certificate.  The Yellow Fever certificate must be issued at least 10 (ten) days before arrival in Suriname.
For the WHO-list of transiting countries please read here. Surinamese Residents and diplomats accredited in Suriname are exempted.

 

For more information about the adjusted travel requirements due to COVID-19, please visit the following Government website (only available in dutch ):
*BOG SURINAME
*BIBIS – Covid-19 measures for passengers travelling to the Republic of Suriname as per April 13, 2022

 

If you are not complying with the above entry requirements, you will not be accepted on the flight to Suriname.

Disclaimer:
Due to the rapid changes in entry and eligibility requirements per country, Surinam Airways urgently recommends passengers travelling to other destination, to check the entry and  eligibility  requirements at the official websites of the country before making any travel arrangements. Surinam Airways is not responsible and not liable for changes in country’s  entry and eligibility requirements or if information is misinterpreted by a passengers and as result was refused entry to that country.