Aruba (Travel Restrictions, COVID Tests & Quarantine Requirements)

This page was last updated on 07 May, 2021.

 

At a Glance

Travel Restrictions

Tourist Entry: Partially Allowed
Testing: Negative COVID-19 test result required for all countries.
Quarantine Required: No
Quarantine Details: Quarantine not required

Local Restrictions

Lockdown in Effect: No
Events: Partially Allowed
Transport: Operational with restrictions
Shopping: Open
Restaurants and Bars: Open with restrictions
 

Detailed Travel Advisory

Published 05.05.2021
1. Passengers arriving from Brazil, India, South Africa or Venezuela are not allowed to enter.
– This does not apply to residents of Aruba.
2. Residents of Brazil, India, South Africa and Venezuela are not allowed to enter.
3. A completed Health Assessment form must be submitted on www.edcardaruba.aw at most 72 hours before departure. A travel authorization must be presented at time of check-in.
4. Passengers are subject to a PCR test upon arrival at their own expense and quarantine for 1 day.
– This does not apply to:
– passengers younger than 15 years;
– passengers departing on the same calendar day;
– passengers with:
– a negative COVID-19 molecular test. The test must be based on a nasal swab and must have been taken at most 72 hours before departure. Tests accepted are: HDA, NAAT, NEAR, RT-LAMP, RT-PCR and TMA; or
– a positive COVID-19 molecular test result issued at least 2 weeks before arrival. The passenger must have tested positive at least 2 weeks and at most 12 weeks before departure. Tests accepted are: HDA, NAAT, NEAR, RT-LAMP, RT-PCR and TMA.
Tests must be presented upon arrival or uploaded at www.edcardaruba.aw at most 12 hours before departure.
5. Passengers must have health insurance purchased before departure and available at www.edcardaruba.aw
This does not apply to:
– residents of Aruba, Bonaire and Curacao;
– passengers departing on the same calendar day;
– passengers with a diplomatic passport;
– Dutch military personnel, their spouse and children.
6. Passengers are subject to medical screening.

 

Detailed Tourist Information

Foreign nationals are allowed to enter Aruba.

Starting March 18th, 2021, residents of South-Africa will no longer be able to travel to Aruba due to the new variant of the COVID-19 now present in South-Africa.

Beginning January 25th, 2021, residents of Brazil are unable to travel to Aruba due to the new variant of the COVID-19 now present in Brazil.

This does not apply to visitors residing outside of Brazil who travel on a Barazilian passport.

Residents of Brazil wishing to travel to Aruba are encouraged to check Aruba.com frequently as updates will be shared in the near future.
 

Lockdown Details

The Aruba government has announced some changes to the measures in place related to limiting the spread of COVID-19 in Aruba based on COVID-19 numbers that have started to spike.

Prohibition on public gatherings: whereas previously it was allowed for up to 4 persons to be together at one time, this has now been reduced to 2.

Restaurants: whereas previously it was allowed for up to 4 persons to be seated at an inside table and 6 persons at an outside table, this has now been reduced to 2 persons per table inside and outside.

Social / family gatherings: not permitted.

Funerals: reduced from 25 persons to 10 persons

See more: full list of COVID-19 measures in place in Aruba https://www.visitaruba.com/traveling-to-aruba/entry-requirements-and-visas/aruba-travel-restrictions-covid-19/#masks_and_safety_measures
 

Sources

https://www.visitaruba.com/traveling-to-aruba/entry-requirements-and-visas/aruba-travel-restrictions-covid-19/
Data Source: covidcontrols.co