Prohibited: all fruits (except reasonable quantity for personal use imported from the Netherlands), vegetables, plants, roots, bulbs, coffee, cacao, rice, fish, meat and meat products.
Free import provided declared to the customs: 200 cigarettes or 20 cigars or 200 cigarillos or 500 grammes of tobacco (products); 1 litre of spirit, 4 litres of wine and 8 litres of beer; 50 grammes of perfume and 1 litre of eau de toilette , lotions, eau-de-Cologne etc.; other goods, souvenirs or gifts, and goods intended for personal use only; up to a maximum value of USD 500.- or equivalent). Amounts and goods exceeding this value must be declared.
Import licence is required for firearms, ammunition and other weapons.
Residents must hold proof of ownership if returning with below personal effects: --photo cameras, tape recorders, video cameras (with articlenumbers) and -- bicycles.
Pets (incl. wildlife) must be accompanied by veterinarian good health certificate issued at point of origin and not older than 2 weeks before departure. Dogs and cat-like animals may be imported from any country, provided they are in good health and have been vaccinated against rabies not less than 30 days before arrival. Chief veterinary office at Paramaribo must be notified for examination. If accompanying documents do not meet the requirements, the animals will be quarantined or admittance will be refused.
Baggage is cleared at the Johan Adolf Pengel Airport.
Exempt: baggage of transit passengers with a destination outside of Suriname.
No airport tax is levied on passengers upon embarkation at the airport.
Local currency (Suriname Dollar-SRD): SRD 150.- per person; foreign currencies: unlimited, provided amounts exceeding USD 10,000.- are declared on model H forms on arrival.
Residents: local currency (Suriname Dollar-SRD): SRD 150.- per person; foreign currencies: unlimited, provided acquired from a foreign exchange bank and amounts exceeding USD 10,000.- are declared on model H forms on departure. Non-residents: foreign currencies: unlimited, provided amounts exceeding USD 10,000.- are declared on model H forms on arrival.