9 Important Requirements to Travel to St. Maarten
- Travelers originating from countries considered of very high risk must be fully vaccinated.
You can check if your country is on that list clicking here.
Non-vaccinated travelers from countries considered of very high risk must provide valid proof of a negative PCR test not older than 24 hours before departure to SXM.
- For USA/Canada travelers, a COVID-19 PCR test and receive negative results within 3 days (72 hours) prior the date of arrival .
Children under the age of 10 DO NOT need to take a COVID19 test, however they DO need to fill out a separate EHAS form in order to be able to board their flight.
The official website for uploading your test results is: www.stmaartenehas.com.
- A different email address for each EHAS Application form is required. This will prevent issues with each application.
- Pack a thermometer, due to you will be required to email your temp daily for 14 days after arrival.
- Please check what tests are available in your area and cross check them with the latest information on www.stmaartenupdates.com
Take your chosen test within the allotted time frame. (Your entry in St. Maarten will be at risk if you don’t provide your test results).
- Please check your test results show all required information. The test result should clearly specify the name of the laboratory, test subject name, test date, type of test administered and how the test sample was obtained.
Typed, written or e-mail statements from doctors or non-laboratories will not be accepted.
- Print everything out and bring it in paper form, including your email granting pre-approval to travel to St. Maarten.
- Bring enough masks to last your trip, and pack hand sanitiser in small containers for your flight.
- Buy Insurance. The purchase of the St. Maarten Visitors Protection Plan Insurance is required for all foreign nationals with the exception of visitors who arrive and leave the same day, crew members and transit/transfer passengers who don't need to recheck their luggage. Effective January 10, 2021, a flat premium of $30 per adult is charged for stays not exceeding 180 days. Children up to & including age 14 are charged a flat premium of $10 for stays not exceeding 180 days. Learn more in https://www.sxmprotectionplan.com
Update: Starting November 1st 2021; fully vaccinated travelers will no longer
require a COVID-19 test to enter St. Maarten.
This will only be applicable for travelers that are fully vaccinated with the approved vaccines of the RIVM and the WHO organization.
Please note that the requirements for unvaccinated persons remain the same, for further details visit the Government website.