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Aruba Travel Restrictions

78,13% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 78,01% last week
Most visitors from South Africa will not be allowed to enter Aruba.

Aruba entry details and exceptions

Travelers from South Africa, Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, Venezuela, Zimbabwe are not allowed to enter Aruba.


Outgoing travel to ArubaTravelling from South Africa to Aruba

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Visitors from South Africa 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. The test must be a maximum of 72 hours before departure of the last leg of the trip to Aruba. Travelers must upload their test, no later than 12 hours before departure, in their travel form. Travelers must quarantine until the results are in, which can take up to 24 hours. This requirement does not apply to 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.
Quarantine requirements

Visitors from South Africa are not required to quarantine after entering Aruba.

Details and exceptions
All 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 South Africa from Aruba

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travellers returning from Aruba must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure to South Africa.

Details and exceptions
traveler with no proof of a negative COVID-19 test result will be required to do an antigen test on arrival at his or her own cost and if positive for COVID-19, he or she will be required to isolate at their own cost, for a period of 10 days.
Children under the age of 5 are exempt from presenting a COVID-19 test.
Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from Aruba are not required to quarantine upon entering South Africa.

Details and exceptions
Travelers who display any COVID-19–related symptoms must be tested on arrival. In the event that the result of the COVID-19 test is positive, they will be required to quarantine for 10 days. The cost of testing and quarantine will be on the travelers' expense.
Documents
Health Declaration Form

Must be completed in 48 hours prior to arrival in South Africa.


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