Curaçao Travel Advice and Travel Advisories

Curaçao Travel Vaccines and Advice

The destination to discover for the next holidays is certainly Curaçao, an island in the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Here, the dream is at hand with the beauty of its coastline. Explore the seabed rich in colour, bask in the sun or simply swim. For a few moments of privacy, the small solitary coves are there to meet your needs. Keep some time to see the historical monuments that trace the past of the destination by making your way to the capital: Willemstad. You will see the typical pastel-coloured houses. Gourmands will not be left behind with the diversity of typical Aruban dishes such as a stewed beef platter or beef soup.

Make sure you know about Curaçao’s medical care and safety and security tips.
A view on the Curaçao Sea Aquarium By Bjørn Christian Tørrissen – Own work by uploader,, CC BY-SA 3.0,

Recommended travel vaccinations for Curaçao

VaccineDisease Transmission
Traveler’s diarrheaContaminated water/food
Hepatitis A
Hepatitis BContaminated body fluids
(blood, sex, razors, needles, etc.)
RabiesInfected Animals
InfluenzaAirborne Droplets

Recommended Medication for Travelling to Curaçao

MedicationAdditional Information
Ciprofloxacin, Azithromycin or SupraxAntibiotic in case of traveler’s diarrhea

Current Weather in Curaçao


Medical Care in Curaçao

Curaçao offers an acceptable quality of medical care from a broad range of medical services. Out of the three hospitals available in Curaçao, St. Elizabeth Hospital proves the largest and best equipped.

If you require medication, you should visit the military pharmacy on the island, which is well stocked with quality pharmaceutical products. However, you should always ensure to carry a first aid kit if going abroad.

In order to call for an emergency assistance in Curaçao, call 917. However, in the event of more serious health problems, medical evacuation by plane will be required.

Is Curaçao Safe for Travel?

Safety and Security Descriptive
Crime Risk present
Road safety Good condition; Rare road signs
Public transportation Safe and reliable
Swimming Check with local authorities
Health Zika virus and Chikungunya warning
Risk level Normal security precautions
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Do I Need a Visa to Visit Curaçao?

Prior to travel, make sure you check with your transportation company about any passport requirements. This is important as in some cases their regulations on passport validity may be more strict than those of the destination country.

Your passport must be valid for all the length of the trip. You will not require a tourist visa for stays under 30 days.

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Embassy of Canada to Curaçao information

When travelling to another country, it is important to know where the Canadian embassy is located in the event of:

  • A legal problem
  • A lost passport
  • The need to report a crime

It is advisable to make a copy of your original passport in case you lose it.

Canadian Embassy to Venezuela (CARACAS)
Street Address:
Avenida Francisco de Miranda con Avenida Altamira Sur,
Altamira, Caracas 1060, Venezuela

Tel.: +58 212 600 3000
Fax: +58 212 261 8741

Email: [email protected]

Please note that this is the website for the Canadian Embassy in Venezuela. There is no Canadian government office in Curaçao.

Click here to access the embassy’s website