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St Maarten And St Martin Passport & Visa Requirements
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Entry requirements for Americans
United States citizens require a valid passport. No visa is needed for a stay of up to three months.
Entry requirements for UK nationals
British citizens require a valid passport, but do not require a visa for a stay of up to three months.
Entry requirements for Canada
Canadians must have a valid passport. No visa is needed for a stay of up to three months.
Entry requirements for Australians
Australians must have a valid passport. No visa is needed for a stay of up to three months.
Entry requirements for South Africans
South Africans must have a passport valid for the period of intended stay, and a visa for entry.
Entry requirements for New Zealanders
New Zealand citizens must have a valid passport. No visa is needed for a stay of up to three months.
Entry requirements for Irish nationals
Irish nationals must have a valid passport. No visa is needed.
Travellers should note that for some nationalities visa and passport requirements might vary between St Maarten and St Martin - specific requirements should be checked for the desired destination. All tourists, regardless of which side of the island is being visited, must have return or onward tickets, all documents needed for next destination and proof of sufficient funds. Passports must be valid for at least the length of intended stay, but six months of passport validity is recommended. As part of the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative (WHTI), all travellers travelling between the United States and Canada, Mexico, Bermuda, and the Caribbean region are required to present a passport or other valid travel document to enter or re-enter the United States. If departing from the USA a valid passport will be required by immigration authorities. It is highly recommended that passports have at least six months validity remaining after your intended date of departure from your travel destination. Immigration officials often apply different rules to those stated by travel agents and official sources.
Note: Passport and visa requirements are liable to change at short notice. Travellers are advised to check their entry requirements with their embassy or consulate.
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