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Curacao - Entry Requirements

Tourist entry is generally only for 14 days, but 30 days may be given.
Extensions are available at immigration. Dutch passport holders may stay for up to 180 days, but must get an extension first from immigration. Tourists who apply for an extension beyond the 30 days must have travel insurance (medical & liability) for the duration of their extended stay.

Entry Requirements - Passport validity

You must hold a valid passport to enter Curaçao, a return or outward ticket on arrival, sufficient funds for accommodations and food and the necessary documents for returning to the country of origin, or further travel elsewhere.
For further information on exactly what will be required at immigration please contact the Dutch Embassy or Consulate in your country.

Visas for the Caribbean parts of the Kingdom of the Netherlands

As of 10 October 2010 it is possible to visit more than one Caribbean part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands using a single visa. The visa is valid for all parts of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in the Caribbean for a visit as a tourist or for a short stay in the countries Aruba, Curaçao and St Maarten and for the Dutch Caribbean islands Bonaire, St Eustatius and Saba.

If you need a visa for the Kingdom of the Netherlands in the Caribbean and how to apply: www.government.nl

Nationalities not required to obtain a visa & the visa waiver programme

For the Caribbean part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands (the countries of Aruba, Curaçao and St Maarten) and the Caribbean Netherlands (the Dutch public bodies Bonaire, St Eustatius and Saba)

  • Albania
  • Andorra
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Argentina
  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Bahamas
  • Barbados
  • Belgium
  • Belize
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Brazil
  • Brunei
  • Bulgaria
  • Canada
  • Chile
  • Costa Rica
  • Croatia
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Dominica
  • Ecuador
  • El Salvador
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Grenada
  • Greece
  • Guatemala
  • Guyana (*1)
  • Honduras
  • Hong Kong (*2)
  • Hong Kong (*3)
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • Ireland
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Jamaica (*4)
  • Japan
  • Latvia
  • Liechtenstein
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Macao (*5)
  • Macedonia
  • Malaysia
  • Malta
  • Mauritius
  • Mexico
  • Moldova
  • Monaco
  • Montenegro
  • Nicaragua
  • Netherlands, The
  • New Zealand
  • Norway
  • Panama
  • Paraguay
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Romania
  • San Marino
  • Serbia
  • Seychelles
  • Singapore
  • St Christopher & Nevis (St Kitts)
  • St Lucia
  • St Vincent & the Grenadines
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • South Korea
  • Spain
  • Suriname
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Taiwan
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United Kingdom
  • United States of America
  • Uruguay
  • Vatican City
  • Venezuela

*1 - Guyanese nationals do require a visa for St Maarten)
*2 - holders of a British National (Overseas) passport
*3 - Hong Kong – holders of a Special Administrative Region passport
*4 - only for Curaçao – Jamaican nationals do require a visa for Aruba, St Maarten and the Caribbean Netherlands

Caribbean visa waiver programme

  • Holders of a valid multiple-entry short-stay visa for the Schengen Area
    All holders of a valid multiple-entry visa for the Schengen Area are exempt from the visa requirement for the Caribbean.
  • Holders of a valid multiple-entry visa for the US and/or Canada
    Nationals of the following countries with a valid multiple-entry visa for the United States of America and/or Canada are exempt from the visa requirement for the Caribbean.
Nationality Aruba Curaçao St. Maarten Caribbean NL
Bolivia v v v v
China v v v v
Colombia v v v v
Cuba v no waiver v v
Dominicaanse Rep. v v v v
Guyana no visa req. no visa req. v no visa req.
Haiti v v v v
India v v v v
Jamaica v no visa req. v v
Peru v v v v

More information can be found at: www.government.nl

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