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Suriname customs regulations

It is important to know about customs regulations before traveling to Suriname to avoid legal issues and potential fines. As you know, customs regulations widely depend on the country. Before traveling to (or from) Suriname make sure to check the allowance and limits for the next things:

  • Alcohol and tobacco
  • Currency
  • Medicines (especially those containing drugs)
  • Animals
  • Cultural artifacts
  • Plants, fruits, vegetables and other agricultural products

Check the information below to be sure that you are complying with Suriname customs regulations.

Import regulations in Suriname

Prohibited items

The following are goods which cannot be brought into the country.

  • Pesticides.
  • Chemicals.
  • Chemical and radioactive wastes.
  • Chemical, biological, and nuclear weapons and materials that are used for the production of those products.
  • Goods obtained illegally in the country of origin.

Restricted items

These goods are strictly regulated, and in most cases require a permit to be obtained prior to arrival.

  • Firearms, ammunition and explosives.
  • Fireworks.
  • Narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances.
  • Mercury.
  • Pesticides.
  • Radioactive minerals.
  • Live animals and their derivative products, including eggs, hides, and feathers.
  • Endangered animals, plants, and their derivative products protected under the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) may require protected species permits.
  • Seeds and propagation materials including soil.

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