Travel Requirements for Aruba
Planning a trip to Aruba just takes a few considerations, such as having an updated passport, a reservation for tourist accommodation and planning on staying for less than a month. Aruba requires visas from certain countries. This guide will help you figure out if you have all that you need before your trip so that you don't have to stress before unwinding in Aruba.
Documentation needed for travel to Aruba
All travelers need a valid passport for a visit to Aruba. You also need an Embarkation and Disembarkation card and a round-trip ticket that proves you are leaving Aruba. Travelers from specified countries need to show a valid visa.
An immigration officer may require you to prove you have a reservation for a hotel or other tourist accommodation.. You may also need to provide proof of financial capability to pay for accommodation or at least a declared guarantee of a resident of Aruba. If you own a residence in Aruba or a yacht that is at least 14 meters long, you may be asked to provide proof of ownership.
Amount of time for tourists
The maximum amount of time a tourist can stay in Aruba is 30 days at a time and 180 days in one calendar year. With specific exceptions, you can apply for a stay longer than 30 days.
Stephanie Loleng has written professionally since 1998 for print, radio and the web. She has contributed to the travel anthology "Expat: Women's True Tales of Life Abroad," and was a segment producer for the Peabody Award-winning radio documentary "Crossing East." She holds a Bachelor of Arts in literature and history from the University of California.