Short-stay Visa

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If you want to stay in the Caribbean parts of the Kingdom for 90 days or less, you may need a short-stay visa. This depends on your nationality. You may also need a short-stay visa if you are transiting through the Caribbean parts of the Kingdom.
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DURATION

up to 90 days Month(s)

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CITIZENSHIP

Month(s)

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FEES

Depends on nationality

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P. RESIDENCY

Month(s)

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COMPLEXITY

Low

Eligibility Requirements for the Short-stay Visa

2 Eligibility Requirements

  • You must always submit your application in person. Children under the age of 18 must also apply in person.
  • A letter of invitation from a company in the Caribbean parts of the Kingdom and a letter from your employer.

Document Requirements for the Short-stay Visa

13 Document Required

  • Application form: You must submit a completed Caribbean visa application form. You must sign the form during your appointment in the presence of a consular officer.
  • Passport: You must provide a passport or other travel document containing at least two blank pages. It should be valid for at least 3 months after you leave the Caribbean parts of the Kingdom. When you submit your application, you must also submit your passport. If you need proof that your passport is being held by the embassy or consulate, bring an extra photocopy with you. The embassy or consulate will stamp the photocopy for you free of charge.
  • Documents for minors: If you are applying for a visa on behalf of a child under the age of 18, you must bring the child’s birth certificate and proof of identity for the child’s parent(s) or guardian(s). If the child will not be travelling with their parents, or if only 1 of child’s parent will be accompanying the child, you must provide a declaration of consent signed by both parents or whoever has parental responsibility. If only 1 parent has parental responsibility for the child, you will need to provide a court judgment or a statement from a court confirming this.
  • Proof of legal residence: You must be able to prove that you are legally resident in the country you are applying from. To do this, you can provide your passport, residence permit or a visa.
  • Photo: Bring a photo that meets the Dutch requirements for passport photos.
  • Travel itinerary: You must clearly demonstrate your travel itinerary. For example, by providing your flight reservation. You are advised not to buy tickets before you have received your visa.
  • Proof of transit: If relevant, you must also prove that, after leaving the Caribbean parts of the Kingdom, you can legally transit through another country. To do this, you can show a passport, residence permit or visa.
  • Proof of sufficient funds (tourists and business travellers): You must provide proof that you have enough money to cover the cost of your accommodation and stay. On average, this is between 150 USD and 200 USD a day. You should provide 3 recent bank statements (paper or digital) bearing your name and address. You can also show signed traveller’s cheques bearing your name.
  • Proof of sufficient funds (travellers visiting family or friends): You must provide proof that you have enough money to cover your stay with family and friends. On average, this is around 100 USD a day. You should provide 3 recent bank statements (paper or digital) bearing your name and address. You can also show signed traveller’s cheques bearing your name.
  • Guarantor’s declaration: If you cannot prove that you have enough money, a family member or friend from the part(s) of the Kingdom you are visiting must act as a guarantor. They do this by applying for a financial guarantor’s declaration. The guarantor must arrange this in person with the local authorities, who must also legalise the declaration. In Aruba, your guarantor arranges this with the Department of Legislation and Legal Affairs. When applying for your visa, you must show that your guarantor has enough money to cover your stay.
  • Independent business travellers: you must provide official proof that you own a registered business and show a tax return for the past year.
  • You must provide a letter of invitation from a company in the Caribbean parts of the Kingdom and a letter from your employer. Both letters must contain your job and the reason for your visit. At least 1 letter must give information on where you will stay during your visit and who is covering the cost of your trip.
  • You must show an official document from your insurance company. The document must prove that the insurance is in your name. It must also prove that your insurance policy provides medical cover: -in all Caribbean parts of the Kingdom. -for the entire duration of your stay. -for at least 15,000 USD. -for hospital care, emergency treatment and repatriation (including in the event of death). -If your insurance policy does not cover the above, or if you do not have an official document proving this, you must take out a policy that does provide this cover.

Talent Migration data for CuraAao

Talent gain & drain map of 2015-2019 data. Sourced from World Bank Digital Development Data.

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