St Maarten Visa and Passport Requirements
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To enter St Maarten, a passport valid for the duration of the intended stay is required by nationals referred to in the chart above.
Visas for St Maarten are not required by nationals referred to in the chart above for stays of up to three months.
Nationals not referred to in the chart are advised to contact the Dutch Embassy to check visa requirements for St Maarten.
Types and Cost
The short-stay Caribbean visa allows nationals who do require a visa to make short visits to Aruba, Curaçao, St Maarten, Bonaire, St Eustatius and Saba.
The Caribbean visa is a multiple-entry visa. Visa holders may visit any of the countries included under the scheme for a maximum of 90 days within one year. Each continuous period in any one country may not exceed 30 days.
Contact your nearest Dutch Embassy.
Applications for the Caribbean visa are usually processed within a week, but processing times vary depending on the country.
Extension of stay
Visitors who do not require a visa can extend their stay at the immigration office, usually up to a maximum of 180 days. You cannot extend the Caribbean visa.
Entry with pets
If bringing a pet, your animal needs a health certificate issued no more than 10 days before your arrival. You must also bring a list of inoculations, including proof of a rabies vaccination given no more than 30 days before your trip.
Embassies and tourist offices
Office of the Minister Plenipotentiary of the Netherlands AntillesTelephone: (70) 306 6111.
British Embassy in Caracas (nearest British Embassy to St Maarten)Telephone: (0) 212 267 1275.