Entry requirements

This page reflects the UK government’s understanding of current rules for people travelling on a full ‘British Citizen’ passport, for the most common types of travel.

The authorities in Aruba set and enforce entry rules. For further information contact the embassy, high commission or consulate of the country or territory you’re travelling to. You should also consider checking with your transport provider or travel company to make sure your passport and other travel documents meet their requirements.

Entry rules in response to coronavirus (COVID-19)

Entry to Aruba

You must get approval to travel to Aruba through the embarkation/disembarkation card online before arrival. Visit the website of the Government of Aruba for the latest information on entry requirements.

Testing/Screening on arrival

All travellers over the age of 15 must present a negative COVID-19 PCR test result when entering Aruba. The test must have been carried out no more than 72 hours before departure. A health screening and temperature check will be carried out on arrival. Further information on testing and screening is available on the website of the Government of Aruba.

The public health authorities of Aruba also advise you to download the Aruba Health App on your smart phone prior to your travel. This is to assist you and inform you about COVID-19 measures and instructions in Aruba. See the website of the Government of Aruba for more information about the Aruba Health App.

Regular entry requirements


British passport holders do not need a visa for stays of up to 3 months. For further information about entry requirements, contact the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.

Further information on visa requirements can be found at the Netherlands and You website.

Passport validity

Your passport should be valid for the duration of your stay in Aruba. You will be permitted entry as long as your passport does not expire before the end of your stay.

UK Emergency Travel Documents

UK Emergency Travel Documents (ETDs) are accepted for entry, airside transit and exit from Aruba.