Parcel delivery to Aruba
Aruba is a 179 square kilometer island off the coast of Venezuala in the Caribbean Sea. The island is one three constituent countries of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. There are roughly 100,000 people living on the island who speak Dutch and a type of Creole called Papiamento. Aruba has one of the highest living standards in the Caribbean. About 75% of the economy centers around tourism with the majority of the rest going to it exports of petroleum, alcohol, cigars, and aloe vera.
Customs for parcel shipping to Aruba
Most documents are considered non dutiable even if they are for commercial use. Cargo is usually processed by a broker who completes the required documentation and collects import duties from the shipper. It is possible for importers to do their own paperwork as well. Gifts are permitted duty free if they are worth less than 100 AWG. There are stipulations in regards to importing CD Roms or software. Other restricted items include fine art, antiques, tobacco, and alcohol.
Security concerns when shipping parcels to Aruba
The following items are prohibited from being imported into Aruba: bearer documents, furs, ice, precious stones, radioactive material, soil, spear guns, timber products made in Liberia, illicit narcotics, guns and explosives, knives and other weapons, perishable food stuffs, domesticated animals from South America (dogs, cats, monkeys, parrots), meat, pornography, cash letters, negotiable bonds, personal effects, or counterfeit goods and materials.
Parcel documents delivering to Aruba
A standard declaration and a commercial invoice should be included. In most cases a declaration is recommended for those who wish to receive preferential treatment towards taxes and duties. The declaration includes a commercial and a certificate of origin. This declaration must be stamped by customs of the export country. The invoice for shipments of CD Roms or software should indicate the value of the data itemized seperately from the worth of the physical media itself.