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Everything you Need to Know About Aruba’s New Online ED Card


If you’re travelling to Aruba as a tourist, you are required to fill in an Embarkation and Disembarkation card, also known as ED card. These cards are handed out on your flight for you to complete before arrival. Recently the Aruba Tourism Authority – ATA and Aruba Immigration Services – IASA have introduced a new online service, allowing tourists to fill out and print their ED cards before travel. This will save you not only having to hunt around for a pen but also reduce your time in the airport on arrival.

What do I need to do?

Once you have booked your holiday to Aruba, or flights, you can complete your digital online card at  This must be completed 48 hours prior to travel.

How much will it cost me to complete this online?

There is no charge for completing your ED card online.

What information do I need?

  • Valid passport
  • Email address

What if I don’t complete the ED Card online?

Don’t worry, you can still complete the old style ED card onboard your flight.

Do I have to pay departure tax?

Yes, you will have to pay a departure tax, this is payable locally. The current charge is US$37 – this is around £25pp – we advise you to check the up-to-date current charge with your airline prior to travel*.

Aruba is a small island located in the South of the Caribbean which is known as part of the ABC islands – Aruba, Bonaire and Curacao. Spend your day’s snorkelling in the clear Caribbean Sea or simply just chill on the white sandy beach.  This stunning island serves up year-round sunshine and a little bit of your own paradise.

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