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Passports & Visas

Please review Aruba’s entry requirements to ensure a hassle-free experience upon arrival to our One Happy Island.

Aruba Airport

Visiting our beautiful island is easy. Travel to Aruba from the U.S., Canada, South America, Europe, and the Caribbean is possible via most major carriers, either non-stop or with convenient connections. When entering our country, a current passport is required of all passengers. American, Canadian, and EU citizens do not require visas, nor do most South Americans, e.g. Colombians and Venezuelans.

Do I need a visa to enter Aruba?

If you are a national of one of the countries listed below, you DO NOT need a visa to travel to Aruba.

  • Albania

  • Andorra

  • Antigua and Barbuda

  • Argentina

  • Australia

  • Austria

  • Bahamas

  • Barbados

  • Belgium

  • Belize

  • Bosnia and Herzegovina

  • Brazil

  • Brunei

  • Bulgaria

  • Canada

  • Chile

  • Costa Rica

  • Croatia

  • Colombia

  • Cyprus

  • Czech Republic

  • Denmark

  • Dominica

  • Ecuador

  • El Salvador

  • Estonia

  • Finland

  • France

  • Germany

  • Grenada

  • Greece

  • Guatemala

  • Guyana 

  • Honduras

  • Hong Kong – holders of a British National (Overseas) passport

  • Hong Kong – holders of a Special Administrative Region passport

  • Hungary

  • Iceland

  • Ireland

  • Israel

  • Italy

  • Japan

  • Latvia

  • Liechtenstein

  • Lithuania

  • Luxembourg

  • Macao – holders of a Special Administrative Region passport

  • Macedonia

  • Malaysia

  • Malta

  • Mauritius

  • Mexico

  • Monaco

  • Montenegro

  • Nicaragua

  • New Zealand

  • Norway

  • Panama

  • Paraguay

  • Peru

  • Poland

  • Portugal

  • Romania

  • San Marino

  • Serbia

  • Seychelles

  • Singapore

  • St Christopher and Nevis (St Kitts)

  • St Lucia

  • St Vincent and the Grenadines

  • Slovakia

  • Slovenia

  • South Korea

  • Spain

  • Suriname

  • Sweden

  • Switzerland

  • Taiwan – only applies for passports containing personal ID-card number

  • Trinidad and Tobago

  • United Arab Emirates

  • United Kingdom

  • United States of America

  • Uruguay

  • Vatican City

  • Venezuela

If you are not a national of any of the countries listed above, you will need a visa to travel to Aruba.

Apply for a Visa

Entry requirements for Aruba if you don’t need a visa

  • Your passport can’t be more than 10 years old.

  • Your passport must be valid for the entirety of your stay in Aruba.

  • You must have proof that you can return to your country of departure, or transit through another country. This could be a passport, residence permit or visa.

  • Proof of the reason for your stay in Aruba. For example, a reservation at a hotel/vacation rental, or an invitation from family or friends.

  • You must have enough money to cover your stay and any other expenses.

  • You must not be considered a threat to public order, public health, national security or international relations.

 

Good News for Global Entry Applicants!

Customs and Border Protection Aruba Preclearance is now a participant in the Global Entry on Arrival program. This program permits Global Entry applicants who are conditionally approved to complete their interviews while traveling to the United States from Aruba, eliminating the need for a Global Entry applicant to schedule an interview at an enrollment center in the United States. 

More Information

We look forward to warmly welcoming you to our One Happy Island in person!

For more information on entry requirements that apply to your particular situation, please contact:

Departamento di Integracion, Maneho y Admision di Stranhero (DIMAS)
The Directorate of Alien Integration, Policy and Admission
Wilhelminastraat 31-33 Oranjestad, Aruba

Tel: 

Fax: 

Call center: 

Appointment line: 

Fax short stay department (visa): 

Start planning your vacation

Do you meet all Aruba visa requirements and have you checked your passport validity? Then it’s time to start planning your stay! Find a hotel, resort, or vacation rental that fits your needs best. Browse through the excursions as a supreme form of anticipation, and start putting your packing list together. See you soon!

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