Entry allowed for vaccinated with additional restrictions. Non-vaccinated are not allowed. Test required.
Quarantine required. Vaccinated are exempted from quarantine.

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What is the COVID situation in Suriname?

+232 New COVID cases in Suriname
0 New COVID deaths in Suriname
40.2% Fully vaccinated

Data source: Our World In Data / Data updated on May 23, 2022

Data last reviewed on: 15 October 2021

Basic facts about Suriname

Suriname is a small country located in South America. The capital of Suriname is Paramaribo and the most spoken language is Dutch. The national currency in Suriname is Surinamese dollar (SRD).

What taxi apps are available in Suriname?

Unfortunately neither Uber nor Bolt are available in Suriname. However, there may be also other local taxi apps available there.

Practical information

Surinamese dollar (SRD)Official currency
1 EUR~22.21 SRD
1 USD~21.01 SRD

Check with your bank to determine if there are any costs for international transactions. When you use a foreign ATM, your home bank will typically charge you a fee. While some banks don't charge a fee, some charge a fixed fees for every withdrawal or provide a limited amount of free withdrawals.

When you spend money abroad with your card, you're unlikely to get the interbank exchange rate. This implies that each time you spend in a foreign currency, you may be paying a significant fee. Varying service providers may charge different markups, but they should not exceed 3% of the transaction value on average.

To reduce the transaction costs, you may choose to consider one of the travel cards offered by the following mobile banks:, Revolut, N26 or Monose

What socket types are used in Suriname?

There are 2 common plug types used in Suriname:

Type C 127 V, 60 Hz  Type F 127 V, 60 Hz

The sockets' shapes and voltage differ from country to country and a travel plug adapter may be required. Portable devices, such as phones, notebooks or tablets, usually handle the entire range of voltages used across the world (110-240V).

What countries need visa to enter Suriname?

Currently, citizens of 21 countries can enter Suriname without obtaining a visa. This figure includes nationals who can acquire a visa on arrival. Please note that you may be needed to get an electronic visa before arriving.

What are visa requirements to enter Suriname?

Use the list below to check visa requirements for your country to enter Suriname.

Data last reviewed on: 15 October 2021

Is it safe in Suriname?

The U.S. State Department uses a four-level travel advisory system. The levels show how safe it is to travel throughout the world. The countries with the lowest level (1) are considered safe for visitors, while those with the greatest level (4) should be avoided, at least temporarily.

On April 18, 2022, the risk level for Suriname was changed to Level 1: Exercise Normal Precautions.

Emergency phones in Suriname

115 Police
115 Ambulance
115 Fire police

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