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New Dates Registration 2020-2021

Division Public Education, hereby informs parents and guardians wishing to register their children at a Primary Public School for the school year 2020-2021 that they are to do so at the school located in the area where they live.
Registration will be done at the five (5) listed Public Schools from May 25, 2020 – June 5,
2020, during the hours of 9:00, am – 12:00 pm.

School Location Contacts
1. Ruby Labega School Retreat Estate, St. Peters Tel. 5484414
2. Oranje School Frontstreet, Philipsburg Tel. 5437551
3. Marie Genevieve de Weever School Hope Estate, Guana Bay Tel. 5430284
4. Dr. Martin Luther
King Jr. School Zorg en Rust, Dutch Quarter Tel. 5472441
5. Leonald Conner
School Venus Drive, Cay Bay Tel. 5445246


Parents are required to have the following documents on hand for registration.
Birth Certificate (mandatory)
Registration form from the Census Office
- Passport or a valid ID (mandatory)
Proof of Dutch Nationality
A valid residence permit of the child
Immunization Card (mandatory)
Two (2) passport pictures (mandatory)
- Report Card (mandatory)
- Educational Report (from previous school)



IMPORTANT NOTICE re: Opening Days.

NV GEBE hereby informs the general public that both branches (Main Office in Philipsburg & Branch Office in Simpson Bay) will be opening daily Monday to Friday as of tomorrow May 11, 2020.

We will continue with our Alphabetical system for payment of bills. In a previous notice/press release we announced a schedule for Monday, Wednesday & Friday, please see below for this week’s complete schedule:

Monday, May 11, name on the bill starting with letter A

Tuesday, May 12, name on the bill starting with letter C

Wednesday, May 13, name on the bill starting with letters U, V, W, X, Y Z

Thursday, May 14, name on the bill starting with letters K & L

Friday, May 15, name on the bill starting with letter B

Opening Hours:

Main Office Philipsburg 7:45 AM to 1 PM

Branch Office in Simpson Bay 7:45 AM to 12 noon

Social Distancing rules will be applied to our premises. Please adhere to all rules from the Security. A maximum of two bills per person will be allowed for payment at the Cashier.

Our Customer Care Department will be open to serve you for walk-ins and also by telephone. Please call 1 721 546 1100 / 546 1160/ 546 1112/ 546 1113/ 542 2213 / 588 3117.


  • We have resumed our meter readings. Clients will be receiving their water and electricity invoices via email or delivery. This bill covers a period of two months (from your last reading before the lockdown in March up to the new reading in May). This bill will be due in June. Clients can make a down payment towards this bill.
  • Our Collections Department is busy processing online payments that were made during the lockdown. We thank you for your patience and ensure you that you will receive your receipt via email or via delivery. (once payment has been processed your account will be updated).

Thank you for your patience and understanding as we continue to improve our services to the community of St. Maarten.



The Council of Ministers has decided to maintain the vacation days for the Carnival Holidays as scheduled in order to give teachers, students, parents and school management a well-deserved break in this time of uncertainty. Please note that during these days, April 27, 2020, up to and including May 5, 2020, the students should not be assigned any work.

Please use these days to rest up and enjoy time with your loved ones.

Thank you for your continued cooperation and collaboration to ensure the continuity of education and safety of the students of Sint Maarten.


Pension Payment Notice – April 2020.

The General Pension Fund (APS) would like to inform its pensioners of the following:
APS has processed the payments of the pension benefits for the month of April 2020.
Payments are usually done on the 20th of the month but due to the COVID-19, you may receive your payment with a delay of 1 or 2 days. Please make note of this.
APS continues to reassure you that the payments of all the pension benefits will continue during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) crisis.

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