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Entry Requirements

U.S. citizens require one of the following: A valid passport and a return continuing ticket or a birth certificate with raised seal and photo identification and a return continuing ticket. Naturalized citizens must show an original naturalization certificate with photo identification and a return continuing ticket. Green Card holders must have a valid passport and a return continuing ticket. 

As of January, 2007, Americans returning home from the Caribbean are required to have a passport to return to the United States. So, If you don't have a passport, get one now!

Canadian citizens require one of the following: A valid passport and a return continuing ticket or a certified copy of birth certificate, a photo identification and a return continuing ticket. Canadian residents require a "Landing permit" with valid passport and return continuing ticket.

European Community citizens require: A valid passport and a return continuing ticket.

Nationals of most other countries require a visa for entry into the Netherlands Antilles for a maximum stay of 3 months. For information, contact the St. Maarten Tourist Bureau, Tel: 800.786.2278 (Toll free) or 212.953.2084 or French West Indies Tourist Board, Tel: 877.956.1234 (Toll free) or 212.475.8970 or

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Island News

Air France announces last week that it is resuming its non-stop flight schedule between Paris-Charles de Gaulle and St. Maarten’s Princess Juliana International Airport SXM.  Two special non-stop flights for the Christmas holiday period will operate between Paris-Charles de Gaulle and Airport SXM on December 23, 2017, and January 6, 2018 according to the airline press statement.    From January 13 to March 26, 2018, the end of 2017-2018 [ ... ]

Island News

Cruise Ship Disney Fantasy will return to St. Maarten next month.  The ship will also make several calls here in February and March.  Tourism and Economic Affairs Minister Mellisa Arrindell-Doncher hailed Disney’s expected to return as “a major accomplishment for the destination” last week.  “This shows great confidence in the destination,” she said.  She thanked Disney Cruise Line for being “a great partner” as the country [ ... ]

Island News

This annual Steel Pan Christmas Concert organized by Ebony Steel Orchestra is still going strong after 26 years with the announcement last week that the show will take place in the Festival Village in Philipsburg this year.  The red carpet affair is organized by Dow’s Musical Foundation and is set for December 26.   The Foundation moved its pan school into the Festival Village recently and saw it fitting to have the show at the Village later [ ... ]

Island News

The Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA), the trade association representing the mutual interest of the cruise industry, destinations and stakeholders in the Caribbean and Latin America, has announced that St. Maarten has become the first destination partner of the Associations multi-faceted, million-dollar campaign “The Caribbean is Open.” 

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