Immigration and Entry form

All citizens of the European Union must have a valid passport .

All visitors must have a valid passport, and according to their country of origin, some visitors must also have a French visa that states COLLECTIVITE DE SAINT BARTHELEMY ET SAINT MARTIN "valid for France except CTOM" or "DFA" (French Departments in the Americas). All visas must be issued by the French Embassy before travel begins.

All American and Canadian citizens arriving in Saint Barth must have a valid passport, as well a round-trip ticket or proof of continuation of travel. A visa is not necessary if the intended stay on the island is inferior to, or equal to, 30 days.

However, the passport must be valid and not expire for at least three months from the date of entry to the territory of St Barthélemy.

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Entry Form

In order to increase our knowledge about the flow of visitors and develop our future promotional program, all travelers, or parents responsible for a passenger, entering the territory of the Collectivité de Saint-Barthélemy is invited to complete the entry form downloadable by clicking on the tab above or by visiting our download area for documents:Download documents.



Vaccinating dogs and cats against rabies, and that between 21 days and one year before the date of travel (knowing that those less than three months may not travel).

Subjecting dogs and cats a pest control treatment. To identify dogs, cats and ferrets (designated as "domestic carnivores") by a veterinarian.

From 2011, the only tattoo identification will no longer suffice: a microchip must necessarily have been implanted in animals. Expect to obtain a health certificate within 5 days prior to your departure. And do not forget their health journal!

By plane Pets are allowed on board planes, but it is necessary to check with the company on its specific conditions. Introduce yourself at least half an hour before recording. In general, animals weighing less than 5kg may travel in the cabin - without exceeding the threshold of two animals on the same flight - in a box or bag.

Beyond that weight, the animals travel in the hold - ventilated, heated and pressurized - in cages registered (purchased in a pet shop or airport) and specifying the meaning of storage (up, down). Question Rate it takes - on a long-haul - by kilo: about 1.5% of adult fare for one way economy class.

Disabled people as moving with their guide dogs are entitled to free service and the presence of the animal at their side.
A note on the birds 'travelers' and to avoid unwanted chirping and singing: a black cloth should cover the cage during the flight.

If you arrive at Juliana Airport (Sint Maarten)
The “APPLICATION FOR PERMISSION TO IMPORT ANIMALS” must accompany all animals entering the Dutch territory of Sint Maarten, with the form correctly filled out and validated by the proper authorities in advance.
You can find this form and download it on the left of this page.
You can fill out the document and send it via email to:
You will get a response by email with approval from the authorities in charge.
No additional fees must be paid, and all of the airlines flying to Sint Maarten are subject to this rule.
In the absence of this document, or if it was not validated before entering the territory, the animals will be put in quarantine or turned away.
Please note that this certificate is valid for one month after it has been issued.
Please make sure to make appropriate arrangements early enough to avoid any last minute problems before your departure. 
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