Last update 18 March 2020Diplomatic missions
Level 3: Increased level of risk (recommendation not to travel in certain areas of the country unless necessary)
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Regular passport: visa not required
Diplomatic passport: visa not required
Official passport: visa not required
The Republic of Bulgaria has no functioning embassy in Aruba. The embassy covering Aruba is in Havana, Cuba.
Embassy of the Republic of Bulgaria to the Republic of Cuba
Address: Calle "B" № 252, Entre 11 y 13, Vedado, Ciudad de La Habana, PC:10400
Telephone: +53 7 833 31 25; +53 7 833 31 26
Embassy of the Republic of Bulgaria in Brasilia, Brazil
Address: SEN Av. das Nações, Qd. 801, Lt.08, CEP 70432-900, Brasília DF
Telephone: +55 61 3223 6193; +55 61 3223 9849
Fax: +55 61 3323 3285
Е-mail: [email protected]
Aruban Florin (AWG)
1 EUR = 2.40 AWG
1 USD = 1.80 AWG
Crime and security
Residents of Aruba have one of the highest standards of living in the Caribbean. Public safety in the country is very high.
Aruba is overseas possession of the Netherlands with an autonomous status.
Any abuse of drugs, including cannabis, is punishable by law.
National and international driving licenses are recognized in Aruba.
The maximum speed limit in urban areas is 40 km/h, and in rural areas - 60 km/h.
The European health insurance card is not valid in Aruba.
The Hurricane season in the Caribbean is from June to November. While Aruba usually remains outside the area affected by hurricanes, tropical storms are possible.
Travel papers and visas
Passports must be valid six months from the date of entry.
Bulgarian citizens visiting Aruba as tourists do not need a visa.
However, they must have a return ticket.
The country has introduced a departure fee of USD 33,50.
Electricity is 120V and is identical to the American standard.
Certification and Legalisation
In order to be valid in Bulgaria and recognized by the Bulgarian institution any documents issued by the authorities in Aruba must bear the stamp of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. After that they should be certified by the embassy of Aruba in Habana, Cuba. The signature and certification of the embassy of Aruba in Habana should be certified at the consular service of the embassy of Bulgaria there.
The documents should then be translated into Bulgarian by an authorized translation agency in Bulgaria and certified by the Certifications and legalizations department of the Ministry of foreign affairs.
Emergency Travel Document
In case of emergency (lost passport) Bulgarian citizens can seek assistance locally by the diplomatic mission of any EU Member State for the issuance of an Emergency Travel Document.