Following the rapid increase in the number of infected persons due to the COVID-19 virus in Sint Maarten, the new safety protocol have been adapted by the Traffic Department in an effort to make sure we all remain Covid-19 free.
Effective immediately, the Traffic Department will be working by appointment only. They can be reached by e-mail: tr*****@po*******.sx and by telephone number 542 22 22, with extensions 241/ 239.
Services handled by the Traffic Department include but are not limited to: the export of motor vehicles, hit and run (driving-on after a collision), inspection of vehicles at events and in traffic accidents, for interviewing witnesses and suspects as well as going to the site in the case of ore serious road accidents.
Steps for the export of motor vehicles:
1.Persons must send an e-mail with the following documents attached to: tr*****@po*******.sx,:
Bill of Sale or proof of ownership
Inspection card (old/expired) of intended vehicle
Proof of insurance of intended vehicle (if insured)
Copy of identification card of the seller of the vehicle
Copy of identification card of the purchaser of the vehicle
A letter stating that said vehicle will be exported or that the vehicle will be registered in Saint Martin.
2.The applicant shall receive a reply from the Traffic Department within 3 working days by email, with a scheduled appointment for the control of the motor vehicle.
3.This appointment schedule always takes place on Wednesday mornings at the Simpson Bay Police Station, excluding Public holidays.
4.On the day of the appointment, you will report to Simpson Bay police station, with the motor vehicle to be exported, for the inspection and the following documents:
A letter stating that the vehicle will be exported or that the vehicle will be registered in Saint Martin.
Two stamps worth Naf. 5,-
Once everything is checked and found to be in good order, you will be given the stamped documents on the same day as the inspection.
Please note when coming to your scheduled appointment it is mandatory to have on a mask or you will not be attended to.