St Martin COVID Travel Entry Requirements

 

Summary of St Martin COVID Travel Entry Requirements

St Maarten Entry Requirements | Island Protocols | St Martin Covid Testing Centers

Updated June 17, 2021

The island of St Maarten/St Martin remains open and welcoming guests. The vacation experience on St Martin has never been finer with stores, restaurants and beachs open and welcoming guests without the regular crowds.   Princess Juliana airport on St Maarten (airport code SXM) is open. The borders between Dutch St Maarten and French St Martin remain open and guests are free to travel on the island. There is no quarantine requirement but masks and social distancing protocols are in place. 

As of August 2020, the island of St Maarten has officially announced that travelers from North America and Europe are welcome to enter the island with select entry requirements. The island is operating normally with restaurants, bars and beaches open.

Due to the fluidity of entry requirement changes and for the latest COVID travel entry requirements please visit the official St Maarten Entry portal
 
Curfew notice: Effective June 1st to the 17th, the island of St Martin/St Maarten has the following curfew in place.
 
French Side- 8PM to 6AM
Dutch Side - 11PM to 6AM
 
French side restaurants will now accept reservations starting at 5PM.
 
Current Summary of requirements:
 
  1. Travelers must have a negative COVID test prior to entry to St Maarten (airport code: SXM). The two accepted tests are a negative PCR COVID test within 72 hours of arrival or a negative FDA approved rapid antigen COVID test within 48 hours. Children 10 and under are exempt.  Vaccinated travelers are still required to perform the testing requirements.
  2. Register online and complete the online form at https://stmaartenehas.com/application-form. Note: You can not register until you have your test result.  Regardless of the type of test, all tests must be uploaded when filling out the mandatory Electronic Health Authorization Application Form at https://stmaartenehas.com/ . The test result should clearly specify the name of the laboratory, test subject name, test date, type of test administered and how the test sample was obtained. Typed, written or e-mail statements from doctors or non-laboratories will not be accepted.The Electronic Health Authorization Application Form must be completed in order to be processed. Non-completed applications will be automatically deleted within a day after the provided travel date. If health authorization is pre-approved, you will receive a (printable) authorization via e-mail, which must be presented to the health and immigration authorities upon arrival. The original tests result should be presented to the health authorities upon request. Note: The system can be quirky and reject applications. If you receive a rejection please resubmit until you have approval. Approval times range from 5 minutes to 5 hours.  If you have continued issues, please contact us.  The process is simple and straightforward.
  3. As of January 11, 2021 the government of Sint Maarten will be implementing a mandatory COVID-19 insurance for all travelers visiting Sint Maarten with the exception of residents, transit passengers, flight crews and French nationals that will be purchased at the time of the online registration.  The cost of the insurance is a flat premium of $30 for guests 15 years or older. For children under the age of 14, the cost is $10.  The insurance purchasing process is an integrated step in the EHAS application. For more information on and all questions related to the COVID-19 insurance please visit https://www.sxmprotectionplan.com  or contact customer support at [email protected]

 

Guidelines While on St Martin

  1. There are no quarantine requirements
  2. There are no border closures between St Martin (French side) and St Maarten (Dutch side). Guests can freely travel around the island
  3. Masks and social distancing is required when possible.
  4. Restaurants, beach bars, beaches, bakeries, stores and supermarkets are open and operating normally. As of April 20, 2021, casinos and nightclubs are to close at midnight until further notice.

For further information please visit www.stmaartenentry.com

 

Covid Test Centers on St Martin/St Maarten 

COVID testing can be arranged for your return flight. Guests can either choose to have testing at their villa (select villas apply) or visit a COVID testing center on St Martin/St Maarten

In Villa COVID Testing

Select villas offer the option to undergo testing at the privacy of your vacation home.

  • Tests must be done at least 24 hours before departure to get results on time.
  • Passports of each person undergoing the test must be provided 24 hours in advance of testing.
  • The price is $150/test + $100 (onetime fee) for the Commute of the Doctor
  • The results will be sent to the property manager who will provide it to their guests prior to their departure
  • Please arrange testing well in advance to ensure an appointment.
  • We will soon be offering a nurse visit for rapid antigen tests at 65 euros per test.

St Maarten/St Martin Covid Testing Centers

The island offers multiple testing centers that guests can visit to have testing.

1. The Pharmacy at Bellevue, Bellevue, Marigot ( French Side)

  • Offers rapid Antigen tests. Results in 15 to 30 minutes.
  • Walk in testing available.
  • Cost is 35euros or $47(based on exchange rate)

The Facility address is:
Zac de bellevue
St. Martin 97150
Tel: +590 0590 87 70 28
Opening Hours
Monday to Saturday: 8AM to 7:30 PM
Sundays: Closed

2. The Health Care Laboratory, Orange Grove, Cole Bay (Dutch Side)

  • PCR tests with results in 24 hours.
  • Testing by appointment
  • Option to pre register their data before the appointment via Whatsapp.
    *It is asked that persons arrive at least 5 minutes before their appointment.
  • Cost: $150.00

The facility address is:
Health Care Laboratory St. Maarten
Union Road
Orange Grove Mall, Unit 12 - 13
Cole Bay, Sint Maarten
Phone: + 1 721 544 1038
Email: [email protected]

Opening Hours
Monday to Friday: 7 AM to 4.30 PM
Saturday: 9 AM to Noon

3. Bio Pole Antilles, Hope Estate ( French Side)

Link for info :https://www.biopoleantilles.fr/services-list/laboratoire-de-saint-martin-marigot/

Email :[email protected]

  • Open air Drive Thru testing facility Screening done in the car. No need to exit.
  • Appointments also available.
  • Get results online through secure access.
  • Will need a valid ID.
  • Cost: Free of charge ( For French Social Security Holders) $99.00 ( For everyone else)
    *It is asked that persons arrive at least 5 minutes before their appointment.

The Facility address is:

46 Rue Manioc, ( Parking lot of the BPA Laboratory - next to the new gendarmerie (near "Tout à louer"))
Hope Estate
St. Martin 97150
Phone: + 590 590 77 69 77

Opening Hours
Monday to Friday: 7AM to 12 PM & 2 PM to 5 PM Drive Thru Screening
Monday to Friday: 12 PM to 2PM Appointments only - use this form here: Screening form: https://www.biopoleantilles.fr/covid-19-depistage-par-pcr-du-sars-cov-2/ (Form not available in English)
Saturday: 7 AM to 12 PM Drive Thru Screening
Sunday: Close

Note:   Please do not go to the laboratory to collect your results. No information or appointment will be given by telephone or on site at the laboratories.

 

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