Aruba ED Card Mistake


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Get an ED Card for Aruba!

The beautiful island of Aruba is a wonderful place to spend vacations with family. The soothing winds, stunning white sandy shores that never get hot no matter how hot the weather and crystal clear waters can make anyone feel relaxed. The only things necessary for traveling to Aruba will be an ED card and necessary documents. Traveling can be tiring, and people often make mistakes in filling out their ED cards but have no worries. This guide will ensure you fill in all the required information on your ED card correctly.

(ED = Embarkation/Debarkation)

The Aruba ED card, also known as the Aruba Embarkation/disembarkation card, is the mandatory travel document required for all travelers, both residents, and non-residents (tourists), including infants and minors, to enter or depart from Aruba. The ED card replaces the old physical form that travelers once filled out before entering the country. Now, this process is completely digitized and is easier to apply for.

The Aruba embarkation/disembarkation card ensures that you take all necessary precautions to board a flight to Aruba. It is also proof that shows you purchased the Aruba visitors insurance. The Aruba ED card saves a lot of effort and time as everything necessary for you to board the flight to Aruba is already verified for the ED card, so you don’t even have to hold several documents like you would if the form was physical.

The ED card is a single-entry document, so you must fill it out whenever you apply for the card to enter Aruba or depart from Aruba. The requirements for applying for an ED card often keep on changing, so keep up-to-date if any of the required documents, rules, and regulations change by downloading the official health app of Aruba.

Vaccinated & Boosted? Travel to Aruba & St. Maarten Just Got Even Easier!

Visitors that are vaccinated and also boosted will no longer require a Covid-19 test for traveling to St. Maarten and Aruba.

Get an ED Card for Aruba!

No Testing Required for Vaccinated Travelers Entering Barbados

From May 25, 2022, vaccinated travelers don’t have to provide a COVID-19 negative test to enter the country. Unvaccinated travelers still have to provide a Rapid Antigen test, a valid negative standard PCR, or a Rapid COVID-19 PCR test before 3 days of arrival in Barbados.

COVID Testing Requirements for Travelers From the United States

As of March 19, 2022, you are not needed to provide proof of a negative test for Covid-19 or any proof of vaccination certificate. And as of June 12, 2022, you aren’t needed to show proof of a covid-19 vaccine when you return to the United States after your trip to Aruba. And as of July 8, 2022, you don’t have to purchase the Covid-19 insurance that was once mandatory. These rules, measures, instructions and regulations, and requirements related to Covid-19 continuously change and alter from time to time, so it’s a good idea to download the official Aruba health app to stay up to date with all the changes that happen.

No Testing Required for Travel to Aruba

Recently, travelers are not required anymore to submit vaccination certificates for Covid-19 or to provide any other proof of vaccination when traveling to Aruba. Travelers will also not be quarantined upon entry to Aruba. These rules and regulations often change, so ensure you’re up to date with the changes by downloading the Aruba health app. For entering and departing Aruba, the only important document you will require will be an ED card.

Vaccination cards aren’t required anymore, nor are you required to quarantine yourself upon entry into the country. However, wearing a mask may still be mandatory at certain places in Aruba, according to government regulations. Visitors and residents of Aruba are required to wear masks at all times in places where social distancing is difficult and when any establishment has rules which encourage you to wear masks.

All inbound visitors aged 12 and above must wear masks during their flight to Aruba. However, this rule may vary per airline. In the Aruba building and terminals, masks aren’t mandatory but are still recommended.

Can I Edit my ED Card for Aruba?

One traveler must only fill out one application for an Aruba ED card. Once your trip to Aruba is finished, only then can you update your information so it can match your next trip to Aruba. If you’re extending your stay in Aruba, you don’t have to edit your ED card application, but it is recommended to extend your Aruba Visitors Insurance.

Do I need an ED card to leave Aruba?

Yes, an Aruba ED or embarkation/disembarkation card is necessary when entering the island of Aruba and also departing from it.

What is Aruba online ED card?

An Aruba ED card is the mandatory travel document that is needed by travelers to enter and leave Aruba.

What is an embarkation and disembarkation card ED card?

The embarkation/disembarkation card, simply known as the ED card, is a travel document necessary to gain entry to Aruba.


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