Guide to Doing Business
in Aruba

Structures for doing business

The most common used (legal) entities in Aruba are the following:

The Aruba exempt company(aruba vrijgestelde vennootschap, A.V.V.) no longer exists as from 1 January 2021;

Pursuant to the Business Establishment Ordinance (Vestigingsverordening bedrijven) a person, (legal) entity or branch of a (foreign) legal entity that carries on business in Aruba, requires a business license, unless exempted there from by said Ordinance or other laws or regulations.