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U.S. & Dutch-Caribbean residents, find your requirements on the U.S. & Dutch-Caribbean Vaccination page
In its ongoing efforts to make travel to One happy island as convenient and safe as possible, and as part of the Traveler Health Requirements, the Aruban government is happy to announce that residents of European Union member countries who are fully vaccinated for COVID-19 may be exempt from the COVID-19 testing requirement for entry to Aruba. Continue reading to learn who is eligible.
The Aruban government will still require that the proof of vaccination meet the requirements as part of the Aruba online Embarkation / Disembarkation (ED Card) process. While the program is being introduced for eligible travelers, other travelers who may not be eligible will still need to provide a negative COVID-19 test prior to entry to Aruba.
To determine if you may be eligible, please read the information provided in detail and review the steps required. Note: all protocols are subject to change at the discretion of the Aruban government, so please check back frequently for updates.
Continue reading to find out:
At this time, residents of European Union member countries are able to travel to Aruba without providing proof of a negative COVID-19 test if they meet all of the following requirements:
Have been vaccinated with an FDA or EMA authorized COVID-19 vaccine in one of the European countries listed below. See the accepted vaccines in the FAQ.
And are fully vaccinated for COVID-19: Either receiving both doses for 2-dose vaccines (a single dose for 1-dose vaccines).
And 14 days must have passed since they received their last COVID-19 vaccine before traveling.
And have a DCC vaccine record.
Residents from high risk countries – see the complete list of high risk countries
The DCC is a digital certificate allowing EU citizens and residents to show that they have been vaccinated against COVID-19.
At this time Aruba only accepts the International DCC Vaccination Certificate as proof of vaccination for european travelers.
Learn more on the DCC Website.
For travel to Aruba you will need your International DCC Vaccination Certificate as a PDF file.
National authorities are in charge of issuing the certificate.
For all other countries, visit the DCC website for more information.
Eligible countries, and ineligible countries that are currently considered high-risk (*):
Per December 19th, 2021:
High-risk countries (*) are temporarily excluded from the Aruba DCC program.
The United Kingdom is not participating in the European DCC.
The International DCC Vaccination Certificate needs to be presented before your flight to Aruba as part of Aruba’s online ED Card travel qualification process.
Upload your DCC (PDF document provided by your country’s COVID-19 app or the website) during the online ED Card Registration.
The Department of Public Health in Aruba (DVG) will verify its validity.
You will receive an email to confirm that your DCC is approved and this approval will appear on your Aruba Health App.
Upon arrival in Aruba, you must show your ED Card approval on the Aruba Health App to an airport officer.
You will be guided to the Pre-approved Health Lane.
This information is subject to change at the discretion of the Government of Aruba. The preceding information reflects the most up-to-date information as it pertains to Aruba’s reopening protocols and procedures. Aruba’s health and safety protocols will be revisited and reevaluated on an ongoing basis. Based on the ever-changing situation, we recommend that all visitors check Aruba.com frequently for any changes to dates, markets, required procedures and more.
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