Customs & Immigration

The island of Saint-Martin is a part the French overseas administrative division of Guadeloupe. Immigration control is compulsory and conducted upon entry into the Marina Fort Louis by Immigration Police Officers (P.A.F.). Check the laws when arriving in St. Martin. Marina Fort Louis can assist you with port clearance.

When Arriving Port Clearance Assistance

When Arriving

  • Every foreign or French captain must declare his crew or passengers at the Harbour Master's office before they are allowed to disembark.

  • When entering French waters, 12 miles off the coast line of Saint-Martin, the captain of a vessel must comply with French immigration regulations. Immigration Police, the National Gendarmes Force or Customs are allowed to check all vessels at any time at sea.