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In this page: Passport and Visa Requirements | Taxes and Restrictions On Persons When Going Through Customs | Health Precautions | Safety Conditions


Passport and Visa Requirements

Passport and Visa Service
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Religion
Immigration Office
List of Argentine Embassies Abroad
Hotel reservation websites
Contact the Embassy
Contact the Embassy of Argentina in the United States.
Check IATA Travel Website for visa requirements and health advices.

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Taxes and Restrictions On Persons When Going Through Customs

How to Refund Consumption Tax
When you go through Customs, present your VAT refund documents. You should ask the shopkeeper for them directly when you make your purchase.
Other Requirements
Transporting liquids in hand baggage is regulated.

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Health Precautions

Obligatory Vaccination and Other Recommendations
It is recommended that everyone 16 years of age and older should get fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before travel and present, if necessary, evidence of COVID-19 vaccination at the border. The updated information on all health entry requirements as well as on routine and recommended vaccines for Argentina are provided on the dedicated pages on TravelHealthPro and CDC websites.
While there are no official requirements for vaccination, the following are strongly recommended: tetanus, diphtheria, typhoid fever, chickenpox, influenza, measles, rabies, hepatitis A and B, meningococcal disease and poliomyelitis. In Formosa Province and designated areas of Chaco, Jujuy, and Salta Provinces, vaccination against yellow fever is advised. The risk of P. vivax (a malaria parasite) is low and limited to rural areas along the borders with Bolivia and Paraguay. If travelling in an affected area —including the plains of Salta, Jujuy, Corrientes and Misiones —  the recommended means of prevention is CHL (chloroquine). Some travellers may wish to take precautions against travellers diarrhoea by avoiding high risk foods (undercooked meat, fish and poultry, prepared dishes eaten cold, and raw fruits and vegetables). It is recommended to only drink filtered or boiled water. If involved in an accident, an injured person is automatically taken to the emergency department of a public hospital. However, the first aid administered is basic and it is the responsibility of the injured person to be transferred to a private clinic.
Hotel reservation websites
World Health Organisation: Argentina Country Profile
Travel Health Advice
The American government up-to-date advice on health entry requirements, including routine and recommended vaccines while travelling abroad can be verified on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website.

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