For risk area classifications please see the end of the page. All countries/areas are currently classified as Very High Risk Countries/Areas
- Definition of Fully Vaccinated: Vaccination is not required for travel but if you are fully vaccinated you may face less travel restrictions. Passengers are considered fully vaccinated if they can demonstrate that at least 2 weeks and not more than one year has passed since meeting one of the following conditions:
- They received the first dose of the Johnson and Johnson vaccine;
- They received the second dose of the AstraZeneca, Covishield, Moderna, Pfizer-BioNTech, Sinopharm, or Sinovac vaccine;
- They received the second dose in a combination of 1 dose of the Moderna or Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine and 1 dose of the AstraZeneca vaccine;
- They received the first dose of a vaccine mentioned above, and can prove that they have recovered from a Covid-19 infection at least 6 months prior to receiving the vaccine. This must be stated either on the proof of vaccination or a Covid-19 infection certificate.
- All passengers, including those in transit, will be refused entry unless they complete mandatory health authorization application via the Electronic Health Authorization System (EHAS) at least 12 hours before departure available here, and present the generated pre-approval with a QR code at check-in and on arrival. An email authorisation in printed or in digital format is also accepted for passengers who have obtained their health authorisation pre-approval before 9th June 2021. Passengers aged 10 years and younger must have the form completed by their parent or guardian.
- Passengers must hold mandatory Covid-19 insurance, of which the purchasing process is an integrated step when completing the application via the Electronic Health Authorization System.
- This does not apply to the following passengers:
- Residents of Sint Maarten;
- Nationals of France;
- Transit passengers, provided they are departing on the same day;
- Crew members;
- Transiting cruise ship crews;
- French nationals residing in France or a French territory;
- Students and faculty of American University of the Caribbean; or
- Passengers holding BES-ZVK medical referrals.
- Unvaccinated passengers: Passengers aged 5 years and older must hold a negative RT-PCR test result obtained by a nasopharyngeal swab within 48 hours prior to departure or a negative antigen test result obtained within 24 hours prior to departure of the last direct flight to Sint Maarten. Passengers aged between 5 to 10 years may have a negative RT-PCR test result obtained by oropharyngeal swab rather than nasopharyngeal swab.
- Vaccinated passengers: The test requirement does not apply to passengers holding proof that they have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19 for at least 14 days.
- Other exempt passengers:
- Passengers aged younger than 5 years;
- Fully vaccinated passengers who have received their booster shot no more than 9 months ago and no less than 14 days ago may travel without a Covid-19 test; or
- Passengers who have recovered from Covid-19 within the past 9 months. These passengers must also upload their proof of recovery when completing the Electronic Health Authorization System (EHAS) application. Passengers are considered to be recovered if they hold one of the following:
- A lab issued positive PCR test result also indicating a Ct value of 35 or higher;
- A government or public health authority issued proof of recovery, such as a Digital Covid Recovery Certificate or letter;
- A signed and stamped Covid-19 recovery letter from a physician accompanied by the positive PCR test result.
- All relevant information can be found on the website.
Quarantine and testing on arrival
- Passengers will be subject to temperature checks and other screening protocols on arrival and may also be subject to Covid-19 testing at their own expense. Passengers subject to Covid-19 testing on arrival must quarantine until a result is received.
Country Risk Classification
- Very High Risk Countries: All countries.
- High Risk Countries: None.
- Low Risk Countries: None.