Welcome to the website of the Governor of St. Maarten.

The Governor is, in his capacity as representative of the King, the head of the government of Sint Maarten. As of October 10, 2010 Sint Maarten, as a country, is a part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. The Kingdom of the Netherlands is comprised of St Maarten, Aruba, Curacao and the Netherlands. In spite of the many differences between the countries of the Kingdom there is still a unifying bond. This bond is partly reflected in the role of the Governor as representative of the King and Kingdom Government on St. Maarten.

The Governor informs you on this website about his activities, tasks and responsibilities. You will also find information about the Cabinet of the Governor. This is the organization that supports the Governor in the execution of his function. At the Cabinet of the Governor of Sint Maarten you can, among others, apply for the Dutch nationality through naturalization or option. The Cabinet of the Governor also issues visas and travel documents such as passports and emergency documents. You can find information on these and other products of the Cabinet of the Governor on this website.

You can use this site to find recent news and pictures of the Governor's working visits, to read the speeches of the Governor, to gain knowledge about the Governor and the Cabinet of the governor, for information regarding various consular products, and our contact details. You will also find links to valuable online resources.

If you have questions, comments or suggestions about this website, do not hesitate to complete the contact form on the website.

the Governor's Speeches