Suriname’s post advises that the government has decided borders will be open for cargo transport only due to an increasing number of COVID-19 infections. Expect delays in processing and delivery of mail, and it will not always be possible to provide proof of delivery.


Suriname’s post has suspended a number of services until further notice due to a partial lockdown in response to COVID-19 and to protect its staff and customers. Mail can be dispatched to Suriname but processing and delivery will be delayed. Proof of delivery will not be provided for the time being.


Suriname’s post advises that it has suspended all services across the entire postal chain until further notice. All designated operators are advised not to send mail to Suriname for the time being. Otherwise, the mail will need to be stored in customs warehouses, generating significant extra cost.


Suriname’s post advises that the country is in “lockdown” to reduce the risk of spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and has stopped international flights and ferry connections with French Guiana (on the eastern border) and Guyana (to the west) until further notice. As a result, Suriname’s post has significantly reduced its workforce. Major impact on operations and quality of service for all types of inbound and outbound mail should be expected. A situation of force majeure has been declared until the situation returns to normal.