This page was last updated on 16 December, 2021.
At a Glance
Entry For Vaccinated Travelers: Allowed
Vaccination Requirements: All travelers to Sint Maarten who are fully vaccinated are exempted from a COVID-19 test.
All non- fully vaccinated children 5 year of age and older are required to have a negative Covid-19 test in accordance with the required type of test for the risk status of the country of origin. For the age category of 5 up to 10 years, an oropharyngeal swab will also be accepted.
Tourist Entry: Allowed
Testing: All travelers to Sint Maarten who are fully vaccinated are exempted from a COVID-19 test. For high-risk countries and US/Canada, rt-PCR test within 72 hrs. before departure is required while for very high risk countries, rt-PCR test within 48 hrs. before departure is required.
Quarantine Required: Depends
Quarantine Details: All incoming passengers are subjected to temperature checks and other screening protocols and may be subjected to mandatory testing at their own expense. Failure to comply with the screening at the Health Check Point upon arrival will result in you not being cleared to enter St. Maarten and sent back to your originating country. If re-tested upon arrival you will be required to self-isolate or self-quarantine at your place of lodging/residence until the test results are known.
Lockdown in Effect: Partial
Events: Partially Allowed
Restaurants and Bars: Open with restrictions
Detailed Tourist Information
All incoming passengers are subjected to temperature checks and other screening protocols and may be subjected to mandatory testing at their own expense.
Due to the COVID-19 epidemic Sint Maarten has established a mandatory health pre-authorization application through an Electronic Health Authorization System (EHAS) for every visitor arriving by air including transits, Sint Maarten and Saint Martin residents. Without the health pre-authorization boarding will not be possible. Be advised that processing time can take up to 12 hours.
The application must be completed in order to be processed. This includes proof of a negative COVID-19 test result, information on the vaccination status (including official proof of completed vaccination in case fully vaccinated) and the purchase of the mandatory COVID-19 insurance in case required. Children must have the online health form filled out by their parents.
A curfew is in effect on both islands from 8 p.m. to 3 a.m. Only travel for compelling reasons is authorized and must be justified.
Gatherings of groups of more than 10 people are prohibited on public roads.
Gatherings of more than 6 people in establishments open to the public (ERP) must be declared at the Prefecture, moreover ERP must apply the rule of 4m² per person.
Wearing a mask is compulsory in all establishments open to the public and in the busiest streets.
Restaurants can continue to welcome customers without exceeding the number of 6 people per table and have a distance of 2 meters between each group, wearing a mask is mandatory for staff and customers who travel and all customers must be seated.
The use of dance floors in bars or restaurants is prohibited.
The sale of take-away alcohol and its consumption on public roads are prohibited from 6 p.m.
Nightclubs is closed in Saint-Martin.
Data Source: covidcontrols.co