Aruba Customs, Currency & Airport Tax regulations summary

Customs, Currency & Airport tax

All about Aruba
Capital city: Oranjestad
Currency: Aruban Florin (AWG)
Local time: GMT - 4
Telephone code: + 297
Bank: Closed on Saturday and Sunday.

Customs Rules

Import regulations:

Free import by non-residents older than 15 years (residents may import half the duty free quantities). If more is imported the whole quantity is du... More information

Arms and Ammunition regulations:

An import permit is required, issued by "Belastingdienst Douane, Centrale Dienst voor In- en Uitvoer (CDIU)" in The Netherlands.... More information

Wild Fauna and Flora:

The import of certain endangered species of plant, live animals and their products is prohibited or restricted under CITES. For further detail... More information

Additional Information on regulations:

To import plants an import permit issued by "Directie Landbouw, Veeteelt en Visserij" is required.... More information

Export regulations:

Free export of any quantity of tobacco products and alcoholic beverages.... More information


Import is only allowed if holding an approval from the Veterinary Service in Aruba prior to arrival. Contact preferably via email ... More information

Baggage Clearance regulations:

Baggage is cleared at the airport of Aruba, if it is labeled accordingly.Baggage of transfer passengers, including connections with flights ... More information

Airport Embarkation Tax

Transfer Tax: USD 3.- is levied on passengers in transit.... More information

Currency regulations

Currency Import regulations: Local currency (Aruban Florin-AWG) and foreign ... More information

Learn all about regulations for your destination country. From airport tax to be paid on departure, to importing pets, as well as rules on how much currency you may bring into and out of a country.