CIVIL STATUS: With the summer holidays approaching, check the validity of your travel documents and anticipate your formalities!


With the summer holidays approaching, the Collectivity of Saint-Martin invites its citizens to check the validity of their identity document, before planning a trip or buying a plane ticket. The wait for obtaining a title is particularly long at this time, you are advised to anticipate your formalities.

For any travel from Juliana airport, to France or abroad, a valid passport is mandatory.

The valid National Identity Card (CNI) is valid for travel to Guadeloupe, St Barthélemy, Martinique and Paris via Guadeloupe or Martinique. It is possible to present an expired pass less than 5 years old on the Grand-Case/Pointe-à-Pitre or Fort-de-France/Paris journeys, but it is strongly recommended to have at least submitted a renewal application for the pass. , and to travel with a deposit receipt authorizing travel with an expired title.

At present, the production times for identity documents are 3 months from the date of submission of the file. This duration is given for information only and may be longer depending on the number of requests. Your request for an identity document is made to the Collectivity of Saint-Martin, Civil Status Service – Town Hall in Marigot. To be registered, the file must be duly completed. It is then transmitted to the CERT of Martinique which processes requests from Guadeloupe, Guyana, Martinique, Saint Barthélémy and Saint-Martin.

Once the request has been validated, the title is produced by the national printing office located in France. The titles are then returned to the town halls by Chronopost.

You will receive an SMS informing you of the availability of the title from the Civil Status service of the Collectivity. The latter mentions the deadline by which to withdraw your title.

CAUTION: The SMS alert does not work on mobiles from the Dutch side. The users concerned are invited to keep informed with the Collectivity on the progress of their request.


Terms and documents to be provided:

The Collectivity invites you to favor online pre-requests on the following sites: or (open a France-Connect account with your social security number).

1. Obtain a title for an adult: you must have at least an up-to-date title or a birth certificate less than 6 months old

2. Obtain a title for a minor: the parent must have an up-to-date title and hold parental authority

3. Proof of address in the name of the person (original and legible copy)

4. An adult residing with his parents must provide a certificate of accommodation with a copy of the identity document of the person mentioned on the invoice

5. The information on the Civil Status of the parents is mandatory even if the latter are deceased.

6. Obtain a national identity card: present a birth certificate

7. The renewal of the national identity card is free

8. For a first Passport/CNI application: pay a fiscal stamp of the corresponding amount

Only complete files are taken into account by the administration. Appointment requests can be made by telephone on 0590 87 50 04 or by email at:


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