Don’t leave home without it.
Thinking of traveling to Saint Martin/Sint Maarten?, Your Passport will be the most important document you will be taking with you, it confirms your citizenship, I like to call it your World Citizenship Paper’s. It lets the world know that you are not from Alabama or California but you are a citizen of the United States, Germany or Brazil. A passport will be your best form of Identification when you are traveling. It is widely used when entering countries, checking into Hotels, you most likely will be asked to fill out a police card listing name, passport number, destination, reasons for traveling and a local address. The State Department's Passport Bureau will have the information on obtaining a new or renewal passport. Many countries will require that the passport is valid for least 6 months after departure date from said country.
Certain countries will require in addition to a Passport a Visa; some require a tourist visa while others will require a work visa. Every country has different requirements. When I was flying to France I had to have a work Visa since I was a pilot flying into France, while at the time, if you were vacationing in France you did not need a tourist visa. Some countries will require a Visa for certain citizens; Brazil is an example that requires Visas for citizens of the United States only because the United States requires Visas from Brazilian citizens. Visas are available from the Embassy or Consulate of the country that you will be traveling to.
Saint Martin/Sint Maarten Visa and Passport Requirement
Passport valid for six months after the intended length of stay required by all nationals referred to in the chart above.
Additional Passport Information
Passports issued to children must contain a photo and state the nationality.
Nationals not referred to in the chart above are advised to contact the Saint Martin/Sint Maarten high commission or embassy to check visa requirements
St Maarten Tourist Bureau
Vineyard Office Park Building, WG Buncamper Road 33, Philipsburg, St Maarten, Netherlands AntillesÂ
Tel: 542 2337.
St Maarten Tourist Office in the USA
675 Third Avenue, Suite 1806, New York, NY 10017, USA
Tel: (212) 953 2084 or 1800 786 2278, in the USA only.
Office of the Minister Plenipotentiary of the Netherlands Antilles
PO Box 90706, Badhuisweg 173-175, 2597 JP The Hague, The Netherlands
Tel: (70) 306 6111.
Caribbean Tourism Organisation in the UK
22 The Quadrant, Richmond, Surrey TW9 1BP, UK
Tel: (020) 8948 0057.