License plates available on Monday, vehicle taxes can be paid online

Ministry of Finance reiterates the importance of paying vehicle tax as well as the convenience of

online payments.

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten—The 2022 license plates were delivered to the staff of the
Receivers Office, who have been working since Tuesday, March 8, to organize the plates for
public distribution. There have been 33,762 sets of plates and 900 motorbike plates ordered for
this year.
As of Monday, March 14, the public can pick up license plates at the old Receivers Building
across from the new Government Administration Building. Although the February 28, deadline
has passed, the Ministry of Finance urges the public who have not made payments for the 2022
vehicle (road) tax to please do so as soon as possible. Unpaid existing plate numbers will also be
reassigned on Monday, March 14.
The public can make use of the in-person payments at the Receivers Office located at the
Government Administration Building. Since January 2022, it has been possible to utilize online
payments with a credit and/or debit card; this does not include Maestro cards. Bank transfers are
also available, when using bank transfer be sure to mention your plate number in the reference
So far, over 1000 persons have made use of the online payment portal. Visit for online payments. For banking information on rates regarding
bank transfers and tariffs, please visit the government’s website Services Page and the official
Facebook Page.
Individuals are only allowed to pay for a total of 3 road tax packages at a time, unless part of a
fleet of cars owned by a business. The following are necessary to present when updating your
vehicle (road) tax:
 Valid insurance card
 Valid inspection card
 A bill of sale, if the vehicle was purchased recently
The business community and other organizations are requested to submit a copy of the above
documents, complete with proof of payment, which can be dropped off in the Receivers Drop
Box located at the Government Administration Building. Please ensure your documents are in a
sealed envelope with your company/organization name and contact number.