Argentina travel guide




Argentina Travel Guide

Red Tape & Visas

Eeach visitor requires a passport with validity for, at least, 6 months, excepting people from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay, who can travel by these five countries using their national ID cards.


There are visas of: tourist, business, transit. The cost of visas changes monthly with exchange rates, but approximately it is of US $30. Visa is not required for:

  • Citizens of the United States, the European Union, Australia, Canada, New Zealand and South Africa; for smaller tourist stays of ninety days
  • Citizens of Andorra, Barbados, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, Croatia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hong Kong (Special Administrative Region), Hungary, Iceland, Israel, Korea (Republic), Liechtenstein, Macedonia (Former Yugoslav Republic of), Malta, Mexico, Monaco, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, San Marino, St Lucia, Singapore, Slovenia, Switzerland, Trinidad & Tobago, Turkey, Uruguay, Vatican City, Venezuela and Yugoslavia (Serbia and Montenegro) for stays of up to 90 days.
  • Citizens of Grenada, Hong Kong (British Nationals Overseas), Jamaica and Malaysia for stays of up to 30 days.
  • Transit passengers holding return tickets for travel provided, who continue their trip in a period of six hours and not leaving the airport.
  • Always corroborate this in your local consulate, as the situation can change.
  • For the countries not listed consult regarding the visa in an Argentine embassy or consulate.
  • Business travellers must contact the Argentinian Consulate in advance.
On arriving the country, you will be given a customs declaration form. You should declare your electronic items such as laptops, Ipods, etc. You will also be given a stamp for stays of 30, 60 or 90 days, The extension of the visa; for a further 180; is possible for some nationalities presenting your passport to the Direccion Nacional de Migraciones (Av. Antártida Argentina 1350, Retiro, Buenos Aires; tel 011/4312-3288 or 4311-4118), passporst are the identity card of the tourist, you could carry a photocopy where your entrance stamp and your landing card are visible. You must obtain a exit stamp at the moment of leave Argentina.

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