Attention all passengers traveling to the United States; Avoid Monetary Fines and flight delays – Declare All Food products to U.S. Customs & Border Protection - Aruba.

Edible items you brought or bought may be permissible to the United States but must be declared and inspected.

Permissible:

  • Pasteurized/Hard Cheese
  • Seafood
  • Poultry (cooked)
  • Bananas
  • Bakery Items without pork/beef
  • Coffee/Tea (not Cuban)

Consume meals purchased outside the airport prior to entering the Aruba CBP inspection area. Meals purchased within the Aruba Airport are permissible for onboard consumption but should be declared.

Additionally, declare any excursions to: the Donkey Sanctuary, Ostrich Farm, Philips Animal Garden or Horseback Riding.

Your assistance will help to protect American Agriculture and her flora and fauna!

For further information visit www.CBP.gov or https://www.aphis.usda.gov/aphis/resources/travelers-int

** Regulations for permitted, restricted and prohibited items subject to change at any time.**


Overview of Inadmissible Items:

Personal Items

- Metal scissors with pointed tips
- More than 4 books of safety matches
- Propane lighters
- Liquids
- Gels  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Sharp Objects

- Knives (any length, except for round-bladed butter and plastic cutlery)
- Box cutters
- Ice axes / Ice picks
- Meat cleavers
- Razor-type blades (except safety razors)
- Sabers
- Metal scissors with pointed tips
- Swords
 
 
 

Weapons

- Guns & gun parts
- Fire arms
- Ammunition
- Pepper spray
- Stun Guns
- Shocking devices
- Gun shaped lighters
- Gun powder
- Realistic replicas of fire arms
- Flare guns
- Starter pistols
- Spear guns

Tools

- Axes and hatches
- Hammers
- Drills
- Saws
- Screwdrivers and other tools greater than 7 inches in length
- Wrenches and Pliers greater than 7 inches in length

Explosive Materials

- All explosive devices and materials or parts thereof
- Blasting caps
- Dynamite
- Fireworks
- Flares
- Hand grenades
- Plastic explosives
- Realistic replicas of explosives

Flammable Items

- Aerosols
- Fuels
- Gasoline
- Lighter fluid
- Strike-anywhere matches
- Turpentine
- Paint thinner
- Realistic replicas of incendiaries

Dangerous Items

- Spray paint
- Liquid bleach
- Spillable batteries (except wheelchair batteries)
- Chlorine for pools and spas
- Compressed gas cylinders
- Tear gas
- Mace  
 
 
 
 

Sporting Goods

- Bats
- Clubs
- Bows & Arrows
- Sticks
- Cues
- Blackjacks
- Brass knuckles
- Crowbars
- Martial arts Items
- Night sticks
- Ski poles