Sint Maarten currently lies on the Level 4 Covid alert with a very high level of Covid-19 according to the CDC. Travelers are advised to avoid all travel to Sint Maarten as there is an increased risk of contracting and spreading the virus. The Government of the island welcomes visitors with stipulated travel protocols and guidelines in place.

All travelers entering Sint Maarten are required to online apply through the Electronic Health Authorisation System (EHAS) accessed on the government’s online portal. Failure to do so will result in a denial of entry by immigration authorities. Travelers, with the exception of residents and transit flyers, are also required to obtain Covid-19 health insurance to gain entry into Sint Maarten.

The Government of Sint Maarten has established an effective travel ban list, regulating entry to the island. Travelers with a 14-day travel history to any listed country are currently banned from entering. The list of banned countries can be accessed on the EHAS portal.

Travelers entering SXM from high-risk countries, as deemed by local health authorities, are to submit a negative validated rt-PCR SARS-COV-2 test result obtained within 72 hours of the entrance. Entrants and residents traveling from low-risk countries, as deemed by local health authorities, are exempted from the mandatory rt-PCR test. Travelers with a 14-day travel history to high-risk countries are to rt-PCR test before entry.