Aruba is a small nation, but it has a lot to offer. It has one of the diverse populations in the world. Moreover, Papiamento and Dutch are the official languages of Aruba. If you want to visit Aruba, the first thing you need is to check whether you need to apply for an Aruba visa or not.
Who does not need an Aruba visa?
If you are from any of the following countries, you do not need a visa to visit Aruba for a specified period of stay.
Antigua and Barbuda
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Hong Kong (Only the holders of a British National (Overseas) or a Special Administrative Region passport)
Macao (Only the holders of a Special Administrative Region passport)
St Christopher and Nevis (St Kitts)
St Vincent and the Grenadines
Taiwan (Only for passports containing personal ID-card number)
Trinidad and Tobago
United Arab Emirates
United States of America
Note that: If you are not from any of the countries listed above, you need to apply for a visa to visit Aruba.
How to get an Aruba Tourist Visa?
To visit Aruba, you need to apply for an Aruba Tourist Visa, if you are not from any of the mentioned above states. It will allow you to enter the country for short term purposes, i.e. for tourism, sport, health reasons, family matters, to visit friend and family, religious purposes or a business visit. An Aruba Tourist Visa will allow you to stay in the country for up to 30 days.
Note that: During your stay in Aruba as a tourist, you are not allowed to work in the country.
Requirements for an Aruba Tourist Visa
You must have the following documents to obtain a tourist visa for Aruba.