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New Visa Policy Goes into Effect – 14 April 2014

Philipsburg - The Director of the Immigration and Border Protection Service (IBP) would like to inform the public that as Monday 14th April 2014 new visa regulations will go into effect for Sint Maarten as efforts continue to improve travel opportunities within the region as well as to streamline policies in accordance with international visa regulations.


Schengen Visa

All travelers, regardless of nationality, are exempted from the Dutch Caribbean visa when in possession of a valid, multiple entry Schengen Area visa.

U.S. and/or Canadian Visa

Travelers from the following countries only, Bolivia, Colombia, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica and Peru, are exempted from the Dutch Caribbean visa when in possession of a valid, multiple entry visa from the United States and Canada.

These changes have implications for travel throughout the Dutch Caribbean. More information regarding the revised Dutch Caribbean visa policy will be available within short on www.sintmaartengov.org.

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