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I am an Indian passport holder.

I will travel on 15 November from India to Port of Spain, with transit in Amsterdam and Curaçao. The transit time in Curaçao is 22 hours, so if I have a hotel booking, can I enter the country for one day without a visa?

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If you have a valid multiple entry visa for USA, Canada or the Schengen countries you are good to go and don't need anything else.

Otherwise, you may be able to travel to Curacao based on the below information:

Requirements for travelling to the Caribbean parts of the Kingdom without a visa

If you want to travel to Aruba, Curaçao or the other Caribbean parts of the Kingdom, you must meet certain requirements, even if you do not need a visa. For instance, you can only stay for a limited amount of time and you must have enough money to cover your stay.

Maximum length of stay

If you do not need a visa to travel to the Caribbean parts of the Kingdom, you can stay for a maximum of 90 days in a 180-day period.

Entry requirements

If you want to travel to the Caribbean parts of the Kingdom, you must meet certain requirements:

  • Your passport must not be more than 10 years old.
  • Your passport must be valid for the whole of your stay.
  • You must have proof that you can return to your country of departure, or transit through another country. This could be a passport, residence permit or visa.
  • You can provide proof of the reason for your stay. For instance, a hotel reservation or an invitation from family or friends.
  • You must have enough money to cover your stay and any other expenses.
  • You must have valid medical insurance or travel insurance that covers medical expenses. The insurance must provide cover for at least USD 15,000 in medical expenses and include hospital care, emergency treatment and repatriation (including in the event of death).
  • You must not be considered a threat to public order, public health, national security or international relations.

Please note, even if you meet these requirements, the local authorities may still decide to refuse you entry. Or they may decide to allow you to enter for a shorter period than the maximum length of stay.

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There is a condition to the above i.e. If you do not need a visa. The requirements for that are listed as :

Do I need a visa for the Caribbean parts of the Kingdom?

Travelling without a visa

You can travel to the Caribbean parts of the Kingdom (Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, St Eustatius and St Maarten) without a visa in the following instances.

You are transiting

You do not need a visa for the Caribbean parts of the Kingdom in the following instances:

Airport transit

You are transiting through an airport in one of the Caribbean parts of the Kingdom, hold an onward ticket and meet the following requirements:

Curaçao : Transit within 48 hours

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Furthermore at the end it is mentioned that if none of these conditions apply to you, then you need to apply for a short-stay visa. But the conditions do seem to apply to you. So it seems that you can go there provided you have a hotel booking, enough money and the medical insurance.

For more information you can contact their tourist board +(5999) 434 8200 or info@curacao.com

https://www.curacao.com/en/directory/corporate/contact-us/

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