​The Civil Registry Department (Burgerzaken) is responsible for maintaining all the personal data for the population of Sint Maarten. You can contact this municipal department for products containing your personal data. Products such as driving license, an extract from the Basic Administration, registration form, the registry of births, acknowledgements, deaths, marriages and divorces.
 
The Department of the Civil Registry is also responsible for organizing elections on Sint
Maarten.

 
Front Office Services & Opening Hours

 
Due to the high demand of queries from the general public concerning this issue of registering and de-registering in the basic administration system, we hereby would like to provide this part of legislation that governs that issue, it has been translated to the English language.

 

Ordinance basic administration.pdfOrdinance basic administration​ 

Persons interested in knowing their status in the basic administration can feel free to do so by submitting an email to burgerzakensxm@sintmaartengov.org

Monday 8:00am – 10:00am (walk-ins) 10:00am - 3:30pm (on appointment)
Tuesday 8:00am – 10:00am (walk-ins) 10:00am - 3:30pm (on appointment)
Wednesday 8:00am – 12:00pm (on appointment)
Thursday         8:00am – 10:00am (walk-ins) 10:00am - 3:30pm (on appointment)
Friday 8:00am – 10:00am (walk-ins) 10:00am - 3:30pm (on appointment)

 
Back Office Services & Opening Hours

 
Services:
Monday 8:00am – 12:30pm (walk-ins) 1:30pm - 3:30pm (on appointment)
Tuesday 8:00am – 12:30pm (walk-ins) 1:30pm - 3:30pm (on appointment)
Wednesday 8:00am – 12:30pm (walk-ins)
Thursday         8:00am – 12:30pm (walk-ins) 1:30pm - 3:30pm (on appointment)
Friday 8:00am – 12:30pm (walk-ins) 1:30pm - 3:30pm (on appointment)


 
Public Service Center Simpson Bay  

 
All services are provided as those in Philipsburg with the exception of passports requests and the registration of births, acknowledgements, deaths, marriages and divorces

 
Monday 8:30am – 12:00pm 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Tuesday 8:30am – 12:00pm 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Wednesday 8:30am – 12:00pm 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Thursday         8:30am – 12:00pm 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Friday 8:30am – 12:00pm 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm

 
When moving to Sint Maarten from abroad and you are not born in the Dutch Caribbean, you will need to register first with the Immigration Office of the Ministry of Justice.