Public transportation permit holders need confirmation letter to obtain 2018 license plate

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GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – All Public Transportation Permit Holders needs a “Confirmation Letter” to obtain their 2018 license plate.  Effectively immediately all public transportation permit holders can request a confirmation letter.

Additionally, the 2018 confirmation letter has a new format. As of 2018, contrary to previous years,there will be no separate vehicle inspection carried out by the “Control Unit” to obtain this document.

All Public Transportation Vehicles must have been Inspected or Re-inspected after September 2017 at the Motor Vehicle Inspection Center located on Soauliga Road (opposite the Little League Ball Park).

The documents needed to request and obtain the confirmation letter are:

Bus and Taxi must submit the following documents:

o   Public Transportation Permit (Owner and Helper/ Assistance).

o   Driving license of (Owner and Helper/ Assistance).

o   Valid Vehicle Insurance.

o   Valid Vehicle Inspection Card, (Vehicle inspected after September 2017).

T and G plate holders must submit the following documents:

o   Public Transportation Permit

o   Valid Vehicle Insurance.

o   Valid Vehicle Inspection Card, (Vehicle inspected after September 2017).

Car rentals must submit the following documents:

o   Their Public Transportation Permit.

o   Valid vehicle insurance for their entire vehicle fleet.

o   Valid inspection card for each vehicle, (inspection date post September 2017).

Exception:

Rental car operators will need to contact/visit the department to request an appointment. On the appointed day and time, the abovementioned documents need to be brought in and submitted for processing.

The department will not retain copies/originals or hold any documents for you.  The confirmation letter will be processed and issued to you during your appointment (same day).

All documents will be returned to you at the end of the appointment. Car rental operators may also submit an overview of their vehicles in an excel format.

For additional information or to make an appointment, please contact the Inspectorate of TEATT at telephone number 527 3825 or visit us at our office at Yrausquin Blvd #6 (office building opposite the former Sang’s Supermarket) downstairs during office hours.