Learn More: Health Authorization
The health authorities of Sint Maarten have introduced the Health Authorization as a mandatory travel document required to enter the country. This document will allow you to visit Sint Maarten by enabling tracing and limiting the health risks related to traveling during the COVID-19 pandemic.
WHO CAN ENTER SINT MAARTEN WITH THIS DOCUMENT?
The Sint Maarten Health Authorization is for all travelers older who wish to enter the country, regardless of whether they are traveling by air, ship, or as transit travelers. This document is available through an online form. Children can be included on their parent/guardian’s application.
GET THE SINT MAARTEN HEALTH AUTHORIZATION
iVisa.com can help you to obtain St. Maarten Health Authorization in the easiest and fastest way possible. To do so, simply fill in an online form. Take into account that unvaccinated passengers must present a COVID-19 PCR test result taken within 72 hours prior to departure to Sint Maarten. In the case of travelers coming from the USA, US territories, and Canada, the PCR test must be taken within 120 hours prior to departure. Alternatively, American and Canadian citizens can provide antigen test results taken within 48 hours of the trip.
Fully vaccinated residents of Sint Maarten, Bonaire, Sint Eustatius, or Saba don't need to present a COVID-19 test result to enter Sint Maarten unless they arrive from a designated "banned" country. If they are coming from banned or high risk countries, they need a negative PCR test taken 48 hours prior to departure.
DISPLAY THE FORM
As soon as we complete the application process, we’ll send this document straight to your email before your trip, so you’ll be able to show it to the border control officers once you arrive in the country. You’ll also receive a QR code that must be shown to airline staff to confirm your negative test results.
You can read up-to-date information on specific quarantine rules in Sint Maarten in the FAQs below.
Required Documents to Apply
Airline Confirmation (if applicable)
Negative pre-departure PCR or Antigen COVID-19 test result (if applicable)
Medical proof of COVID-19 vaccination (if applicable)
Selfie holding the physical credit card used for the transaction is need to verify payment. Only the last 4 digits of the credit card must be visible in the picture. Only one image is needed per order. (if applicable)
The St. Maarten Health Authorization is part of the required documents you will need to enter Sint Maarten, it DOES NOT replace a visa. If your country requires a visa, the immigration officers will ask for your visa when you enter Sint Maarten. Keep in mind some nationalities will require a paper visa. If that is your case, we suggest you visit your local embassy.
All travelers must fill out the Sint Maarten Health Authorization. Without the health authorization, entry into the country will be denied by the immigration authorities.
You are required to print and carry this Sint. Maarten Health Authorization, as you will be required to present it at the point of entry.
There is no quarantine requirement for any traveler to St. Maarten however, arrivals from high risk countries are required to enter self-monitoring temperature information through an email link during the first 5 days of their stay.
It is required to get tested for Covid-19 using a PCR (polymerase chain reaction) test and upload the test results certificate.
Medical insurance coverage is required for visitors going to Sint Maarten. Travelers in transit and children aged 10 and under are exempt. Also, it is highly recommended to get travel insurance that covers COVID-19 related expenses.
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Frequently Asked Questions
It’s obligatory that all travelers older than 10 years of age have a negative COVID-19 PCR test result from an authorized medical lab. The test should be taken within 72 hours prior to departure to Sint Maarten. For travelers coming from the USA, US territories, and Canada the test must be taken within 120 hours prior to departure. US and Canadian travelers can take an antigen test no more than 48 hours before arrival.
Fully vaccinated residents of Sint Maarten, Bonaire, Sint Eustatius, or Saba don't need to present a COVID-19 test result to enter Sint Maarten unless they arrive from a designated "banned" country. If they are coming from banned countries, they need a negative PCR test taken 48 hours prior to departure.
All unvaccinated travelers arriving from Aruba need a negative PCR test result obtained from a nasopharyngeal swab within 48 hours before departure.
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