Foreign travel advice

St Maarten

Entry requirements

The information on this page covers the most common types of travel and reflects the UK government’s understanding of the rules currently in place. Unless otherwise stated, this information is for travellers using a full ‘British Citizen’ passport.

The authorities in the country or territory you’re travelling to are responsible for setting and enforcing the rules for entry. If you’re unclear about any aspect of the entry requirements, or you need further reassurance, you’ll need to contact the embassy, high commission or consulate of the country or territory you’re travelling to.

You should also consider checking with your transport provider or travel company to make sure your passport and other travel documents meet their requirements.


British passport holders do not require a visa for stays of up to three months. For further information about entry requirements, contact the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.

There are no border formalities when crossing St Maarten from the Dutch side to the French side.

Passport validity

Your passport should be valid for a minimum period of six months from the date of entry into St Maarten.

Yellow fever certificate requirements

Check whether you need a yellow fever certificate by visiting the National Travel Health Network and Centre’s TravelHealthPro website.