How Long Can Canadians Stay in St. Maarten?
By BrightPath Caribbean
Nov 19, 2021
CANADIAN VISITORS TO ST. MAARTEN
Are you a Canadian citizen that’s planning on visiting St. Maarten as a tourist and wondering how long you can stay? BrightPath Caribbean is your most reliable source for up-to-date information regarding travel requirements to Sint Maarten. As of July 2020, Canadian citizens do NOT need a visa to visit St. Maarten and can stay up to 90 days uninterrupted. As a Canadian, you may also be able to extend your stay for up to 6 months, but you must apply first, and also have valid health insurance that covers you for all 6 months.
Entry Requirements for Canadian Citizens
Upon arrival in St. Maarten by air or sea, you must present:
- Canadian passport that is valid upon entry, and for the entire duration of your stay;
- Completed and signed Embarkation and Disembarkation card (ED card);
- Valid return ticket;
- Valid hotel/resort reservation, or proof of owned property while staying;
- Proof of sufficient financial means for travel ($100 to $300CAD per day)
Please note, that the final entry to St. Maarten remains with the border control officer. The Immigration and Border Protection Service (IBP) reserves, at all times, the authority to grant or refuse your entry.
Duration of Stay for Canadian Citizens
The maximum amount of days that a Canadian can visit St. Maarten is 90 days, uninterrupted, with a possibility to extend stay to up to 6 months.
Extension of Stay for Canadian Citizens
All Canadian visitors who wish to stay longer than 90 days can apply for an extension of stay, however, the approval is not always guaranteed. If you do get approved to stay in St. Maarten for longer than 90 days as a Canadian, you must have valid health insurance that covers you for the entire stay.
Source: Sint Maarten Goverment
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