Check out all the requirements to enter Argentina below!

 

In order to avoid isolation upon arrival, passengers must have a complete vaccination schedule and present a PCR test before boarding (72 hs) or an antigen test before boarding (48 hs).*

All travelers entering or exiting Argentina have to present an electronic sworn statement within the 48 hours before their arrival or departure. The form is available  here.  Travelers may be required to present the confirmation e-mail they receive from this system to board any mean of transport.

During the first 14 days of their stay, travelers who enter the country must carry the documentation mentioned since it may be requested by authorities.

It is also necessary to book a COVID travel insurance before traveling.

*Children without a complete vaccination record don’t need to stay isolated for 7 days.

Covid-19 Frequently Asked Questions

 

Can I travel to Argentina?

Yes! Borders are opened for all foreign travellers.

 


 

Which airports and crossing points are opened for travellers?

Foreign travellers are able to enter the country through the following airports and crossing points:

  • Buenos Aires: Ezeiza International Airport, Jorge Newbery Airport, San Fernando International Airport, Buquebus and Colonia Express Port Terminal.
  • Córdoba: Ingeniero Aeronáutico Ambrosio Taravella. International Airport.
  • Misiones: Iguazú – Foz de Iguazú border crossing point and Cataratas del Iguazú International Airport
  • Mendoza: Gobernador Francisco Gabrielli “El Plumerillo” International airport and Cristo Redentor border crossing point.
  • Ushuaia: “Malvinas Argentinas” International Airport and Ushuaia Port.
  • Tucumán: International Airport Teniente Benjamín Matienzo.
  • Entre Ríos: Concordia – Salto border crossing point.
  • Jujuy: La Quiaca – Villazón border crossing point (only for local residents of the neighboring city/towns).
  • Corrientes: Paso de los Libres – Uruguayana border crossing point.
  • Salta: International Airport Martín Miguel de Güemes and Salvador Mazza – Yacuiba border crossing point.

 


 

Are commercial flights operating in Argentina?

Yes.

 


 

What about Argentina’s Vaccination Plan?

Argentina started its vaccination plan at the beginning of this year, and now approximately 86,9% of the population have been vaccinated with the first dosis while 76,4% are fully vaccinated.

Among the vaccines given are: Convidecia, Comirnaty, Sputnik V, Covishield, Sinopharm, AstraZeneca and Moderna (Updated to 26/01/2022).

 


 

What is the daily number of confirmed COVID-19 cases?

The average amount of infections per day in Argentina is 95.000 (Updated to 26/01/2022).

 


 

Are PCR and/or antigen tests available for travellers in Argentina?

Yes, both PCR and antigen tests are widely available in Buenos Aires City. Outside of Buenos Aires City, availability of testing can be varied.

In Buenos Aires, many private labs offer paid COVID-19 tests. This is a list of private labs in the city:

 

Pcr and antigen test are also available at the International Airport Ministro Pistarini.

 

 


 

Which measures are being taken in Argentina?

Since September 21st, the face mask is only required in closed spaces or crowed places. Social gatherings are permitted without a restricted number of people. In addition, public transport can be used without any restriction.

Shops, bars and restaurants are offering their services with full capacity and sanitary protocols. Bars and nightclubs are open until 3:oo am.

Museums allow full capacity . Some museums have to be booked in advance, we suggest checking each museum’s web page and buying the tickets online.

For Buenos Aires residents, it is no longer necessary to have a COVID-19 test when returning to the city after travelling to another province (Updated to 26/01/2022).

 

 


 

Are National Parks open in Argentina?

Yes, all the National Parks in Argentina are open since May 31st, 2021. Tickets can be bought here.

 


 

Which destinations do I have to book in advance?

We recommend booking in advance Argentina’s most popular destinations such as El Calafate and Iguazú Falls that are usually highly requested. It can be difficult to book a last-minute trip to any of these destinations considering tours and hotels don’t offer their full capacity because of COVID-19 protocols.

In addition, Iberá Wetlands is another that should be reserved in advance. This off-the-beaten-track destination offers a small and exclusive list of hotels since it is still an undiscovered paradise.

 


 

Where can I find official information about Covid in Argentina?

You can visit any of these websites:

How to complete the Affidavit form to enter and leave Argentina?

COVID-19 Protocol at Argentine Airports

Passengers travelling through Argentina should present a certificate of circulation.

The use of a face mask is mandatory at all times.

It is recommended to arrive early since preventive measures may require more time to complete the protocols at the airport.

Signs on floors will indicate the minimum required separation distance.

Temperature control when entering.

Hand sanitizer will be available for all travelers.

During the flight

  • Air conditioning system with special high-efficiency filters (HEPA, High Efficiency Particulate Air Filters) that constantly renew the cabin air.
  • Only mineral water is offered upon request.
  • Reading material, blankets and pillows are temporarily suspended.
  • 100 ml of alcohol gel is the only sanitizer allowed for use on board.

 


 

When disembarking

  • The crew indicates when each seat can be unoccupied.
  • Respect the recommended distance when descending.

COVID-19 Protocol at Argentine Bus Stations

Passengers should present 2 certificates: International passenger motor transport service & Interurban passenger motor transport service of national jurisdiction.

The use of a face mask is mandatory at all times.

Signs on floors will indicate the minimum separation distance required.

Temperature control when entering.

Hand sanitizer will be available for all travelers.

The bus should be aired out before and after the trip.

 

While travelling

  • For every type of vehicle and car, the occupancy is limited to 80%.
  • Once the passengers are on board, personnel designated by the transport company will inform that they must report the appearance of symptoms during the trip to the crew.
  • There should be 20 air changes per hour through the bus’s air conditioning in non-recirculation mode.
  • Blankets, pillows, magazines and headphones are suspended. The passenger, if he wishes, may provide
  • Catering service, coffee and juice machines are suspended.

 


 

When descending

  • Descending will be ordered by rows, respecting the required social distances.
  • When collecting luggage, a line must be made while maintaining the social distance of 1.5 meters.
  • In order to enter each province, the travellers must follow their requirements.

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