COVID-19 Entry Requirements – Aruba



In an attempt to lessen the impact of the pandemic, the small Caribbean island of Aruba regarded as one of the best island vacation destinations on the planet has set up strict entry requirements for visitors.

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Aruba travel restrictions

  • All visitors (including children) are required to complete an online Embarkation/Disembarkation card between 72 and 4 hours prior to travel to be permitted entry to Aruba.
  • The ED card process requires visitors to provide a health statement and purchase Aruba Visitors Insurance health coverage as mandated by the government of Aruba.
  • A negative Molecular COVID-19 test result is needed to enter Aruba. As part of the ED card process, visitors can either upload a certified negative Molecular COVID-19 test prior to travel or pre-pay for a PCR based Molecular COVID-19 test at the Aruba airport.
  •  PCR based Molecular COVID-19 test will be administered to all passengers who did not upload a certified negative Molecular COVID-19 test result prior to travel as part of the online ED card process at their own expense.

Children 14 and under will not be required to take a molecular COVID-19 test upon arrival.


  • All visitors tested at the airport will be required to quarantine at their booked accommodations while test results are assessed.

The quarantine will be up to 24 hours and the Aruba Department of Health will make every effort to have results in 6-8 hours, in order to minimize the visitors’ time in quarantine.

  • Prior to travel, visitors should download the Aruba Health App. A mobile resource for information on COVID-19 health procedures, facilitation of airport screening, faster results for PCR based Molecular COVID-19 tests taken in Aruba and businesses with the Aruba Health & Happiness Code seal.
  • For all inbound visitors age 15 and above, the Aruban government requires a mask be worn in flight to Aruba, at the airport in Aruba and until you enter your room at your booked place of stay.

How bad is COVID-19 in Aruba

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 4 Travel Health Notice for Aruba due to COVID-19, indicating a very high level of COVID-19 in the country.

Is it safe to travel to Aruba during COVID-19 pandemic?

No, it is not safe to travel to Aruba due to the high level of COVID-19 prevalence in the country.

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Akesse Sanza

Akesse Sanza is a Ghanaian Travel Blogger, Travel and Tourism Consultant, and Anti-human Trafficking And Safe Migration advocate. Akesse loves everything Travel & Tourism and aims to see every single country in the world.


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