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Aruba Travel Restrictions

76.55% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 76.38% last week
Most visitors from New Zealand need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result to enter Aruba.

Aruba entry details and exceptions

Most travelers can enter Aruba, but there are restrictions. All travelers are required to purchase the Aruba Visitors Insurance. This purchase must be completed a maximum of 3 days, and 4 hours prior to travel to Aruba. Visitors can buy or use their own travel or health insurance to supplement the Aruba Visitors Insurance, but not to replace it. This requirement does not apply to travelers arriving and leaving from Aruba the same day.


Outgoing travel to ArubaTravelling from New Zealand to Aruba

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Visitors from New Zealand must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Aruba.

Details and exceptions

Travelers are required to have a negative COVID-19 molecular (RT-PCR, PCR, NAAT, AMP PRB, LAMP, or TMA) test result in English, Dutch, or Spanish. Travelers must upload their test, no later than 12 hours before departure, in their travel form. Travelers arriving without a valid COVID-19 test result are required to take a COVID-19 test on arrival at the airport and quarantine until the results are in.

Transit passengers, travelers under the age of 12 and asymptomatic travelers who have tested positive using a molecular COVID-19 test by nasopharyngeal swab between 2 weeks and 12 weeks prior to their travel date to Aruba are exempted from this requirement.

Travelers arriving without a negative COVID-19 test must take a test on arrival in Aruba. Travelers must quarantine until the results are in, which can take up to 24 hours.

Quarantine requirements

Visitors from New Zealand are not required to quarantine after entering Aruba.

Details and exceptions

Travelers aged 12 years and older not showing documentation indicating a negative Molecular COVID-19 test result prior to travel to Aruba as a part of the ED card process will be required to take a molecular COVID-19 PCR test at the airport when arriving in Aruba. The molecular COVID-19 PCR test will be followed by a mandatory quarantine at the traveler’s booked accommodations while test results are assessed. This will take up to 24 hours.

Documents
Aruba Travel Card

Travelers including children, are required to complete the online travel declaration form and be approved, in order to be allowed to enter Aruba. This must be completed a maximum of 72 hours and 4 hours prior to travel to Aruba. This is not required for transit passengers.

Aruba Visitor Insurance

All travelers are required to purchase the Aruba Visitors Insurance. This purchase must be completed a maximum of 3 days, and 4 hours prior to travel to Aruba. Visitors can buy or use their own travel or health insurance to supplement the Aruba Visitors Insurance, but not to replace it.


Return travelReturning to New Zealand from Aruba

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travellers returning from Aruba must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departure to New Zealand.

Details and exceptions

Exemptions apply to the following:

1. Children who are under two years of age.

2. Individuals who can present a medical certificate verifying they have been examined no earlier than 72 hours prior to departure and have been determined to be unable to undertake a test for medical reasons but do not exhibit symptoms of COVID-19

3. Individuals with past (recovered) cases of COVID-19 who have a positive 72 hour or less test result, but have a medical certificate for showing that the individual is no longer considered by a medical practitioner to be infectious with COVID-19

Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from Aruba will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering New Zealand.

Details and exceptions

Travelers to New Zealand from all countries, except eligible passengers from a quarantine-free travel zone (Niue and Cook Islands), must complete a 14-day stay in a managed isolation or quarantine facility.

Quarantine-free travel for Australian passengers are temporary suspended until further notice.

Documents
Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher

Travelers are required to obtain a Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher confirming their place in a managed isolation facility before boarding a flight to New Zealand.


FAQs

  • Most visitors from New Zealand need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Aruba.

  • Vaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Aruba with a negative COVID-19 test result.

  • Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Aruba with a negative COVID-19 test result.

  • Travelers coming from New Zealand will need a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure.

  • Travellers from New Zealand are not required to quarantine.

  • Mask usage in Aruba is required in enclosed environments.

  • Restaurants in Aruba are closed. Bars in Aruba are closed.