Aruba & Curaçao


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ARUBA & Curaçao

USCIB has been advised that Aruba and Curaçao will accept ATA Carnets as a means of temporary importation, though they are not formally part of the ATA system.

Aruba (AW)

By obtaining a Carnet, importers will avoid the posting of 3% duty otherwise payable at the time of import.

For more information, contact Carnet HQ at 1.800.5.DUTYFREE or your Carnet Service Provider.  Aruba Customs is reachable at 011.297.582.4687.

Curaçao (CW)

For more information about Curaçao, visit or contact Curaçao Customs at 011 (599-9) 434.5300.

Staff Contact:   Andrew Shiles

Senior VP, ATA Carnet and Trade Services
Tel: 212.703.5079

Former FedEx executive and cargo industry veteran Andrew Shiles leads USCIB’s portfolio of trade services, including the “merchandise passports” used by thousands of exporters around the world to get goods through customs quickly and easily. Shiles works to expand U.S. trade interests through promotion of the ATA Carnet program. Shiles comes to USCIB following more than 30 years at FedEx Express, the world’s largest air express cargo company, most recently as global regulatory compliance manager, where he served on USCIB’s Customs and Trade Facilitation Committee. His leadership experience in global supply-chain management includes participation in U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s Simplified Entry Working Group, which redesigned and implemented the current entry-clearance process into the United States.
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