Entry requirements

This page has information on travelling to Aruba.

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

The authorities in Aruba set and enforce entry rules. If you’re unsure how Aruba’s entry requirements apply to you, contact its UK embassy, high commission or consulate.

All travellers

You must get approval to travel to Aruba through the embarkation / disembarkation card online before departure. This includes taking out mandatory insurance covering COVID-19. Visit the website of the Government of Aruba for the latest information.

If you’re fully vaccinated

Entry requirements for Aruba are the same for all travellers, regardless of COVID-19 vaccination status.

Proof of vaccination status

You don’t need to provide proof of your vaccination status for entry to Aruba.

If you’re not fully vaccinated

Entry requirements for Aruba are the same for all travellers, regardless of COVID-19 vaccination status.

If you’ve had COVID-19 in the past year

Entry requirements for Aruba are the same for all travellers, regardless of whether you have tested positive for COVID-19 in the past year.

Children and young people

Children aged 12 to 17 can enter Aruba without a COVID-19 negative test result or proof of vaccination.

Children aged 11 and under do not need to show proof of a negative COVID-19 test or proof of vaccination to enter Aruba.

If you’re transiting through Aruba

Transiting is when you pass through one country on the way to your final destination. Check with your airline before departing.

Travellers who are transiting without entering Aruba don’t need a negative test. You will need to complete the embarkation / disembarkation process.

Check your passport and travel documents before you travel

Check with your travel provider to make sure your passport and other travel documents meet their requirements.

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.

Visas

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.

UK Emergency Travel Documents

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