Admission to the territory
List of documents accepted for admission to our territory:
(these documents must be currently valid)
- → a passport
- → a regular Canadian driver’s license
- → a regular Canadian ID card
- → a Certificate of Indian Status issued after December 15, 2009
- → a Canadian permanent resident card
The owners of a valid Canadian government issued photo ID card (physical card) traveling directly from Canada are exempt from passport and visa requirements for a stay in Saint-Pierre and Miquelon not exceeding 90 days in any 180-day period.
ALL other passengers must present a passport, with or without a visa, depending on their
Each child must also have his/her own ID.
The following documents are not accepted:
- → a citizenship certificate
- → a school or student card
- → a health insurance certificate, with or without photo (Quebec-Ontario)
- → a social insurance – MCP card-
- → a birth or baptismal certificate
- → a photo or paper copy of any official document
* To check if you need a visa : Do I need a visa?
In case of doubt, contact the Border Police:
From North America
or by email:
If you want to bring a pet with you to Saint-Pierre and Miquelon it must be in a cage and will travel outside the passenger lounge, please read the document at this link:
for bringing pets into the territory
Firearms transportation between Saint-Pierre, Miquelon and Langlade
SPM Ferries informs its passengers that firearms and ammunitions transportation is regulated.
Firearms have to be transported so that they are not immediately useable. They must be placed within
soft or rigid holster. In each and every case, firearms have to be unloaded and
during the purchase of the ticket. In addition, weapons belonging to walk-on
travelling aboard the ferries must be given to the operation service before entering the
terminal. Regarding the trips of the Jeune France, firearms and ammunitions
have to be
given to the crew. Firearms must never enter the ferry terminal.
Moreover, we advise you ammunitions are dangerous products. Just like any
they have to be declared to the operation service who will take care of
Ammunitions transported inside vehicles will not be moved.
For everyone’s safety, SPM Ferries reserves the rights to verify the holsters at any time. We thank you for
You can pick up the declaration at our various selling point or download it online by clicking here.
Importing fresh foods, plants and animals to Canada
If you wish to bring fresh foods, plants or animals into Canada, please read the information at the following
Automated Import Reference System (AIRS)
Exiting the territory
The requirement for a minor not accompanied by a person holding parental authority to have an exit
permit (AST/autorisation de sortie du territoire) was reintroduced on January 15, 2017. This new
measure applies to
all minors whose ordinary place of residence is France. It also applies to all trips, taken
individually and in a
group (school trip, vacation camps, language program stays, etc.) involving a minor
leaving French territory without
being accompanied by a person holding parental authority.
More information available on the service-public.fr website
information for children travelling to Canada
The Saint-Pierre and Miquelon tourism website offers
practical information to ensure that entering and leaving
the Islands goes smoothly!
Please don’t hesitate to visit this link.