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Passports & Visas for Aruba

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?

For a complete list of countries that require a visa to travel to Aruba please visit the "Government of the Netherlands" page. Some visitors to the Caribbean parts of the Kingdom (including Aruba) do not need a visa. This includes Dutch and US nationals, as well as nationals of the countries listed on this page

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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



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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