How to Get a Tourist Visa for Aruba


Aruba Tourist Visa

Aruba Tourist Visa

Are you planning to go to Aruba on tourism? You might need to get a tourist visa for Aruba.

Go to my Aruba visa page for information on other types of visas for Aruba.

I’ll break everything down for you below about how to go about getting the Aruba Tourist Visa.

Visa required for U.S. citizens before you go to Aruba: No.

Visa required for non-U.S. citizens before you go to Aruba: If you are on this list, you need to get a visa to visit Aruba. If you need a visa to travel to Aruba, you can get one at an embassy or consulate of the Netherlands.

Find your closest consulate

Aruba has a pretty cool visa tool that enables you to determine what kind of visa you need for Aruba.

Gather documentation
  • The official list of required documents if you are applying from North America or the Caribbean is posted here. Go to the section that says “Mandatory Documents.” Gather the documents that apply to the Tourist Visa for Aruba.
  • The main difference with this visa is that you will need to submit confirmed hotel reservations, stating name, address and telephone number of the hotel, including confirmation number and/or proof of group travel participation.
  • If you are not applying from within North America or the Caribbean, go to the website of your consulate from Step 1 above.
Visa fee
  • Go to your consulate or embassy website (see step 1) for the latest fees.
Submit materials
  • Submit your materials from Step 2 and visa fee from Step 3 to the consulate or embassy.
  • All Dutch diplomatic missions require visitors to schedule an appointment via the Dutch appointment system to apply in person.
  • If you want to have your visa and passport mailed back to you, follow the mailing instructions here.
  • If you are not applying from within North America or the Caribbean, go to step 1 to find your consulate or embassy website.
Receive your visa

Congratulations! You will soon get your Aruba visa!

Processing time for visa applications can vary widely.

If you want to stay longer than the days you were granted on your visa, you can apply at the office of DIMAS for an extension.

Departamento di Integracion, Maneho y Admision di Stranhero (DIMAS)
The Directorate of Alien Integration, Policy and Admission Wilhelminastraat
31-33 Oranjestad, Aruba

The form for extending your visa is posted here at the DIMAS website.

You can file your extension application at DIMAS.

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