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Detailed Restriction/Reopening Information For Sint Maarten (Dutch part)
Data Last Updated: September 21, 2020

General Information

Partially Open

Sint Maarten (Dutch part) has reopened to tourists. Officials have permitted the entry of travelers from European countries and Canada since July 1st. Travelers from the US may enter Sint Maarten; however, they cannot cross the border into Saint Martin until further notice. 

All arriving passengers must complete an online health declaration form​ 72 hours before arrival and must present a negative Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) test taken within 120 hours of arrival. In addition, travelers must obtain health insurance coverage. Travelers coming to St. Maarten from low-risk countries, such as Anguilla, Aruba, Bonaire, Curacao, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Saba, Saint Barthelemy, Saint Martin, and Sint Eustatius will be exempted from the mandatory PCR test. 

Travelers entering by sea, or who are transiting through the island, are also required to provide a negative PCR test result and a completed online health declaration form.

St Maarten Entry

US tourists are still not allowed to cross the border to French Saint Martin from August 1st  due to a high number of COVID-19 cases in the United States. Officials in St. Martin had earlier warned that due to the rise in Covid-19 cases in the U.S., the French border would close if the airport will reopen to U.S. visitors. - St. Martin Bans U.S. Travelers From Crossing French/Dutch Border

Mask Requirement

Mask is required to be worn in all public indoor, public transport and certain outdoor areas where social distancing is not possible.

Internal Restrictions/Closures

Sint Maarten lifted its curfew order on June 15, 2020. but social distancing protocols remain in effect when in public.

Wearing a mask is mandatory in all public places, airport, public transportation, supermarkets and in all areas, buildings and stores where social distancing is not possible.

Airlines & Transport

Since July 1, the Princess Juliana International Airport has been accepting international flights from Canada and Europe.

Starting August 1, all flights from the USA will be permitted to land.

Flight operations continue between Sint Maarten and several regional island nations and territories, including Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, British Virgin Islands Caribbean French Overseas Territories, Caribbean Netherlands, Curacao, Dominica, Saint Kitts and Nevis, and Saint Lucia.

Travelers are to ensure that they have been present in these locations for at least 21 days before their departure; no quarantine is necessary upon arrival to Sint Maarten.

Status of Opening to Tourists

Information based on tourists place of residence being in that country for the last 14 days

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Open to Tourists From:

8 Countries

Anguilla

Aruba

Bonaire

Curaçao

Guadeloupe

Martinique

Saint Barthélemy

Saint Martin

Test Required For Tourists From:

48 Countries

Andorra

Antigua and Barbuda

Austria

Belgium

British Virgin Islands

Bulgaria

Canada

Croatia

Cyprus

Czech Republic

Denmark

Dominica

Estonia

Faroe Islands

Finland

France

Germany

Greece

Greenland

Guernsey

Hungary

Iceland

Ireland

Isle of Man

Italy

Jersey

Latvia

Liechtenstein

Lithuania

Luxembourg

Malta

Monaco

Netherlands

Norway

Poland

Portugal

Romania

Saint Kitts and Nevis

Saint Lucia

San Marino

Slovakia

Slovenia

Spain

Sweden

Switzerland

United Kingdom

United States

Vatican City

Not Allowing Tourists From:

186 Countries

Afghanistan

Albania

Algeria

American Samoa

Angola

Antarctica

Argentina

Armenia

Australia

Azerbaijan

Bahamas

Bahrain

Bangladesh

Barbados

Belarus

Belize

Benin

Bermuda

Bhutan

Bolivia

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Botswana

Brazil

Brunei

Burkina Faso

Burundi

Cambodia

Cameroon

Cape Verde

Cayman Islands

Central African Republic

Chad

Chile

China

Christmas Island

Cocos Islands

Colombia

Comoros

Cook Islands

Costa Rica

Cuba

Democratic Republic of Congo

Djibouti

Dominican Republic

Ecuador

Egypt

El Salvador

Equatorial Guinea

Eritrea

Eswatini

Ethiopia

Falkland Islands

Fiji

French Guiana

French Polynesia

Gabon

Gambia

Georgia

Ghana

Gibraltar

Grenada

Guam

Guatemala

Guinea

Guinea-Bissau

Guyana

Haiti

Honduras

Hong Kong

India

Indonesia

Iran

Iraq

Israel

Ivory Coast

Jamaica

Japan

Jordan

Kazakhstan

Kenya

Kiribati

Kuwait

Kyrgyzstan

Laos

Lebanon

Lesotho

Liberia

Libya

Macao

Macedonia

Madagascar

Malawi

Malaysia

Maldives

Mali

Marshall Islands

Mauritania

Mauritius

Mayotte

Mexico

Micronesia

Moldova

Mongolia

Montenegro

Montserrat

Morocco

Mozambique

Myanmar

Namibia

Nauru

Nepal

New Caledonia

New Zealand

Nicaragua

Niger

Nigeria

Niue

Norfolk Island

North Korea

Northern Mariana Islands

Oman

Pakistan

Palau

Palestine

Panama

Papua New Guinea

Paraguay

Peru

Philippines

Pitcairn

Puerto Rico

Qatar

Republic of Congo

Réunion

Russia

Rwanda

Saint Helena

Saint Pierre and Miquelon

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Samoa

Sao Tome and Principe

Saudi Arabia

Senegal

Serbia

Seychelles

Sierra Leone

Singapore

Solomon Islands

Somalia

South Africa

South Georgia

South Korea

South Sudan

Sri Lanka

Sudan

Suriname

Svalbard and Jan Mayen

Syria

Taiwan

Tajikistan

Tanzania

Thailand

Timor-Leste

Togo

Tokelau

Tonga

Trinidad and Tobago

Tunisia

Turkey

Turkmenistan

Turks and Caicos

Tuvalu

U.S. Virgin Islands

Uganda

Ukraine

United Arab Emirates

Uruguay

Uzbekistan

Vanuatu

Venezuela

Vietnam

Wallis and Futuna

Western Sahara

Yemen

Zambia

Zimbabwe

Information for Non-Tourists

Inbound passengers to Sint Maarten are required to take a PCR test within 72 hours prior to boarding and bring the negative test results with them. The ministry of tourism also states that incoming travelers MAY also be randomly tested upon arrival.


1,012

Cases

25

Deaths

23

Cases Per 100,000
Recovering From COVID-19

Graph of COVID-19 Cases In Last 30 Days
For Sint Maarten (Dutch part)

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