International Travel Restrictions and Policies

Restricted

Entry into Argentina From United States is Restricted

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Travelers are not allowed to enter Argentina. Most land borders remain closed.

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Entry restrictions do not apply to:

  • Argentinian citizens and residents;
  • Travelers with proper authorization by Argentinian Immigration to travel for work or health reasons.

For more details, please see the source.

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Argentinian Government
Start Date
3/29/2021
Changed
7/27/2021

Before You Leave

Mandatory

Proof of negative COVID-19 test results

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Description

Travelers must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test result. The test must be taken a maximum of 72 hours before departure to Argentina.

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This requirement does not apply to

  • Travelers under the age of 6;
  • Travelers in transit a maximum of 24 hours;
  • Travelers who recovered from COVID-19 a maximum of 90 days before travel. They must have their positive results and a medical release after 10 days from the initial diagnosis.

For more exemptions, please see the source.

Testing Options
  • A Pcr Test Up To 72 hours Before Departure
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Argentinian Government
Start Date
12/25/2020
Changed
7/27/2021
Mandatory

Mandatory travel declaration form for entry

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Description

Travelers must fill a declaration form a maximum of 48 hours before travel. This form should be presented in digital or printed form to the airline during check-in.

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Travelers aged 70 years and older may complete this form upon arrival in Argentina.

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Argentinian Government
Start Date
9/11/2020
Changed
7/27/2021
Mandatory

Mandatory health insurance

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Description

Travelers are required to have health insurance with COVID-19 coverage that includes hospitalization and isolation.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Argentinian citizens and residents.
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Argentinian Government
Start Date
12/6/2020
Changed
7/27/2021

On Arrival

Mandatory

Mandatory COVID-19 test on arrival

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Description

Travelers must take a COVID-19 PCR test on arrival at their own cost. Travelers who test positive must take a follow-up test to determine the COVID-19 variant.

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Argentinian Government
Start Date
3/26/2021
Changed
7/27/2021
Mandatory

Mandatory 10-day quarantine and testing

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Description

Travelers must quarantine for 10 days. Travelers can count the 10 days from the moment they took their test before traveling to Argentina, or at least 7 days since they arrived in Argentina. Travelers must take a test on day 7 after arrival at their own cost.

Minimum Number of Days
10 days
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Argentinian Government
Start Date
12/25/2020
Changed
7/27/2021
Mandatory

Mandatory contact-tracing app

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Description

Travelers must download the Ministry of Health's COVID-19 phone app and keep it for at least 14 days while in Argentina.

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Argentinian Government
Start Date
12/25/2020
Changed
7/27/2021

While You're There

Mandatory

Masks are mandatory in public

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Description

Travelers must wear masks in public places.

Start Date
4/6/2020
Changed
7/27/2021

COVID-19 Risk Information

Very High Risk
COVID-19 transmission is very high in Argentina.
Daily New Cases Per Millionmore information indicator
277.71
Increased by-6.85
at 8/2/2021
Positive Test Ratemore information indicator
13.10%
Increased by-1.40%
at 7/28/2021
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
55.71%
Increased by2.92%
at 8/2/2021
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
25,178,202
Increased by1,320,565
at 8/2/2021
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
0.92
Increased by0.00
at 8/1/2021

Data is sourced from Our World In Data, and risk levels are assessed and scored based on the CDC guidelines.

Local Guidelines

General

More restrictive or relaxed guidance may be in effect depending on the region you are visiting, a curfew in effect in high-risk regions, between the hours of 6 am and midnight. A valid permit is required to travel between jurisdictions, those who require to travel can apply at https://www.argentina.gob... We recommend keeping up-to-date with official guidelines throughout your trip. Information on different regions can be found at https://www.argentina.gob...
Last Checked
7/28/2021

Use of mask

local guidelines for use of mask
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Required
Severity
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Face masks are required in public spaces and on public transportation.

Public transportation

local guidelines for public transportation
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Restrictions in place
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Public transport is partially operational and travel between jurisdictions is limited to essential purposes.

Restaurants

local guidelines for restaurants
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Restrictions in place
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Restaurants are open with reduced capacity to allow for social distancing.

Bars

local guidelines for bars
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Restrictions in place
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Bars are open with reduced capacity to allow for social distancing.

Nightclubs

local guidelines for nightclubs
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Closed
Severity
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Nightclubs are closed to limit the rate of transmission.

Shops

local guidelines for shops
Status
Restrictions in place
Severity
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Shops and services are open with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer and social distancing.

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