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Suriname Travel Restrictions

40.49% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 39.71% last week
Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand will not be allowed to enter Suriname.
Vaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Suriname with a negative COVID-19 test result.

For restrictions that apply to vaccinated visitors, please check the official guidelines from Suriname for the types of accepted and permitted COVID-19 vaccinations, requirements on proof of vaccination certificates, vaccination validity period, and persons and/or groups that may be exempt from vaccination restrictions.


Suriname entry details and exceptions

Travelers who are not fully vaccinated are not allowed to enter Suriname. Restriction does not apply to citizens and residents of Suriname on repatriation flights. And travelers with essential reasons with the approval of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.


Outgoing travel to SurinameTravelling from New Zealand to Suriname

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Visitors from New Zealand must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Suriname.

Details and exceptions

Children under the age of 12 are exempt from presenting a COVID-19 PCR-RT test result.

Quarantine requirements

Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand will need to quarantine for 7 days upon entering Suriname.

Fully vaccinated visitors with approved vaccination certificates do not need to quarantine.

Details and exceptions

Travelers who are fully vaccinated are exempt from this requirement.

Documents
Quarantine Accommodation Reservation

Travelers must be quarantined for 10 days.

Health Declaration Form

Must be completed before arrival to the country.

Passenger Locator Form

Must be completed before arrival to the country.

Health Insurance

Insurance must include COVID-19 coverage. Applicable for Foreign Travelers only.


Return travelReturning to New Zealand from Suriname

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travellers returning from Suriname must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departure to New Zealand.

Details and exceptions

Exemptions apply to the following:

1. Children who are under two years of age.

2. Individuals who can present a medical certificate verifying they have been examined no earlier than 72 hours prior to departure and have been determined to be unable to undertake a test for medical reasons but do not exhibit symptoms of COVID-19

3. Individuals with past (recovered) cases of COVID-19 who have a positive 72 hour or less test result, but have a medical certificate for showing that the individual is no longer considered by a medical practitioner to be infectious with COVID-19

Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from Suriname will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering New Zealand.

Details and exceptions

Travelers to New Zealand from all countries, except eligible passengers from a quarantine-free travel zone (Niue and Cook Islands), must complete a 14-day stay in a managed isolation or quarantine facility.

Quarantine-free travel for Australian passengers are temporary suspended until further notice.

Documents
Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher

Travelers are required to obtain a Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher confirming their place in a managed isolation facility before boarding a flight to New Zealand.


Other COVID-19 restrictions for Suriname

Masks:Required in public spaces.

FAQs

  • Vaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Suriname with a negative COVID-19 test result. Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand will not be allowed to enter Suriname.

  • Vaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Suriname with a negative COVID-19 test result.

  • Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand will not be allowed to enter Suriname.

  • Travelers coming from New Zealand will need a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure.

  • Fully vaccinated travellers from New Zealand are not required to quarantine. Unvaccinated travellers from New Zealand are required to isolate for 7 days. Please read the details under the "Quarantine Requirements" section.

  • Mask usage in Suriname is required in public spaces.

  • Restaurants in Suriname are closed. Bars in Suriname are closed.