Published On: Tue, Apr 10th, 2018

Government continues all efforts to restore public services

St. Maarten Government Court of ArmsPHILIPSBURG – The Ministry of General Affairs hereby provides an update regarding the resumption of the following services.

The Civil Registry Department in Philipsburg at the Government Administration Building will be open for all services –except for Drivers License & Identification Cards, on Wednesday, April 11, 2018.

The Civil Registry Department has made the following arrangements in order to serve their customers as optimally as possible. Please refer to the information below.

Persons with an old appointment date of: New date to visit Civil Registry in Philipsburg
April 3rd  / April 4th / April 11th April 11th
April 5th / April 6th / April 12th April 12th
April 9th / April 10th / April 13th April 13th

Customers with an appointment(s) for aforementioned date are to be on time as per their original appointment time(s).

The Civil Registry office at the Simpson Bay branch will be issuing Registration Forms only on Wednesday, April 11 & Thursday, April 12, 2018, to customers with appointments from the period of April 3-April 10, 2018 and walk-ins are welcomed. The opening hours for the Simpson Bay branch are 8:30 am – 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm.

Services related to the Receivers’ Office (Philipsburg & Simpson Bay branches) will resume as normal with opening hours from 8:30 a.m.-2:45 p.m. For the convenience of our clients, the Receivers’ Office will be opened on Saturday, April 14, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. -1:00 p.m. (Philipsburg only).

Services related to Economic Licenses will also resume to normal opening hours as of April 11, 2018.

Clients of Labor Affairs & Social Services will be contacted by a representative of the respective departments.

The Government of Sint Maarten sincerely apologizes for any inconvenience caused during this period and continues it its goal to provide quality service to the community of Sint Maarten.