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Helpful Tips for Entrepreneurs

When planning to start a business, be well informed; click here to make an appointment directly or you can contact the Aruba Chamber for an appointment for more information or guidance.

Entrepreneurs can browse information on registered companies thru the Chamber’s online registry; the online registry is updated daily.

In addition to a business license, keep in mind that some types of businesses require additional licenses as well.

Company directors who are not born in Aruba nor have the dutch nationality need to apply for a director’s license at the Department of Economic Affairs.

Contact the Chamber whenever you need information regarding your business or when you have a concern about doing business. The Chamber is here to help or to point you in the right direction.

Write a business plan so you know what you are doing and check it every year to make sure you are still on the right track.

Ask the Chamber to provide you with a branch list or a list of all registered companies. Call ext. 35/27/30 or send an email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Business registration is possible on Monday thru Friday from 8.15am - 11.30am and from 1.15pm - 2.45pm. Make an appointment here.

You can modify your company data, free of charge, from Monday thru Friday, between 1pm and 3pm. No appointment is necessary however, you need to download the appropriate modification forms from our website and fill them out completely before going to the Aruba Chamber.

Keep an eye on the Chamber’s activity calendar, so you won’t miss any interesting events in Aruba or internationally that might be useful to your business.

Keep your email address up to date at the Chamber so you can be informed of any interesting news, events or any other relevant information.

After registration at the Aruba Chamber, remember to register the business at the Tax Department where your business will be registered automatically as well at the Aruba’s Social Security (SVb) and General Health Insurance (AZV).

Keep in mind that the Chamber’s annual contribution is to be paid each year by April 1st. Payment can be completed by bank transfer, see our bank account numbers at the bottom of the webpage.

Most Chamber products can be ordered online, go to the shopping cart at the top of the page or send an email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it