Request for one or more (new) managing director(s) subject to a license

  • Description

    According to the Business Licensing Ordinance and Business Licensing Guidelines, it is prohibited to act as managing director of a corporation, without a license of the Minister of Economic Affairs, with the exception of an  Aruban born Dutch national or a person nationalized as Dutch citizen in Aruba and who is 18 years or older.

  • What are the requirements?

    When submitting an application one must take into account aforementioned regulation and the applicable guidelines.

  • Where to request? / More information at

    The division Establishment of business - helpdesk, office no. 15. Tel. 582-1181 ext. 250 of the Department of Economic Affairs, Commerce and Industry.

  • What to take with me?

    The application form with an Awg. 4,00 stamp and the required documents (if applicable) mentioned in the guidelines.

  • What are the costs involved?

    The fee for this license application is Awg. 400,- for each director.
    According to the regulation of fees DEACI the fees due have to be paid for processing. By or on behalf of the director of the DEACI a statement will be issued regarding the amount of the fee due.

  • How to request? / What must I do?

    The application must contain the data of the director(s), as well as of the yet to be established business (business activities, address etc.). Request can be submitted at the Helpdesk.