Immigration

U.S. citizens require one of the following:

  • A valid passport and a return/continuing ticket.
  • A birth certificate with raised seal and photo identification and a return/continuing ticket.
  • Naturalized citizens must show an original naturalization certificate with photo identification and a return/continuing ticket.
  • Green Card holders must have a valid passport and a return/continuing ticket.

Canadian citizens require one of the following:

  • A valid passport and a return/continuing ticket.
  • A certified copy of birth certificate, a photo identification and a return/continuing ticket.
  • Canadian residents require a “Landing permit” with valid passport and return/continuing ticket.

European Community citizens require:

  • A valid passport and a return/continuing ticket.

Nationals of the following countries listed below require a visa for entry into the Netherlands Antilles for a maximum stay of 3 months (effective January 1, 2005):

  • Afghanistan
  • Albania
  • Algeria
  • Angola
  • Armenia
  • Azerbaijan
  • Bahrain
  • Bangladesh
  • Belarus
  • Benin
  • Bhutan
  • Bosnia-Herzegovina
  • Botswana
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • Cambodia
  • Cameroon
  • Cape Verde
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • China, the Peoples Republic, with the exception of Hong Kong SAR en BNO document holders
  • Colombia
  • Comoros
  • Congo-Brazzaville
  • Congo-Democratic Republic (formerly Zaire)
  • Cuba
  • Djibouti
  • Dominican Republic
  • East Timor
  • Egypt
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Eritrea
  • Ethiopia
  • Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
  • Fiji
  • Gabon
  • Gambia
  • Georgia
  • Ghana
  • Guinea
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Haiti
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Iran
  • Iraq
  • Ivory Coast
  • Jordan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kenya
  • Kiribati
  • Kuwait
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Laos
  • Lebanon
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
  • Libya
  • Macedonia (formerly the Republic of Yugoslavia)
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Maldives
  • Mali
  • Marshall Islands
  • Mauritania
  • Mauritius
  • Micronesia
  • Moldova
  • Mongolia
  • Morocco
  • Mozambique
  • Myanmar (formerly Burma)
  • Namibia
  • Nauru
  • Nepal
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • North Korea
  • Northern Marianne
  • Oman
  • Pakistan
  • Palau
  • Palestinian Authority
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Peru
  • Philippines
  • Qatar
  • Russian Federation
  • Rwanda
  • Sao Tome and Principe
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Senegal
  • Serbia and Montenegro (Yugoslavia)
  • Seychelles
  • Sierra Leone
  • Solomon Island
  • Somalia
  • South Africa
  • Sri Lanka
  • Sudan
  • Swaziland
  • Syria
  • Taiwan
  • Tajikistan
  • Tanzania
  • Thailand
  • Togo
  • Tonga
  • Tunisia
  • Turkey
  • Turkmenistan
  • Tuvalu
  • Uganda
  • Ukraine
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Uzbekistan
  • Vanuatu
  • Vietnam
  • West Samoa
  • Yemen
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe

For other countries, kindly contact your closest Dutch Embassy or a St. Maarten Tourist Office.