Argentina Visa and Passport Requirements
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To enter Argentina, a valid passport is required by all nationals referred to in the chart above. The passport must be valid for the duration of your stay.
A visa for Argentina is not required by nationals referred to in the chart above for touristic stays of up to 90 days. As of August 2018, Americans, Australians and Canadians also do not need to pay a reciprocity fee like it was in the past.
Nationals not referred to in the chart above are advised to contact the embassy to check visa requirements.
Types and Cost
For nationals requiring a tourist visa, the cost is US$50.
Tourist visa: 90 days.
Passengers staying for less than 12 hours within the airport waiting for connecting international flights do not need to go through immigration control or apply for visas.
Consulate (or consular section at embassy).
Those applying for a temporary visa have to get an entrance permit (permiso de ingreso) from the Dirección Nacional de Migraciones first. When you have the entry permit, you can apply for a temporary residence visa.
Nationals requiring visas are advised to allow at least 45 days for visa processing.
Extension of stay
Visa-exempt tourists can apply for a 90-day extension to their visit at the Dirección Nacional de Migraciones.
Entry with children
Single parents/adults travelling alone with children should be aware that Argentina requires evidence that both parents have given permission for the child to enter/leave the country.
Entry with pets
Pets require a certificate issued no more than 10 days before arrival in Argentina showing a clean bill of health. It's a good idea to bring a Spanish translation.
Our visa and passport information is updated regularly and is correct at the time of publishing,
We strongly recommend that you verify critical information unique to your trip with the relevant embassy before travel.
Embassies and tourist offices
British Embassy in Argentina
Telephone: (11) 4808 2200.
Address: , Dr. Luis Agote 2412, Buenos Aires, 1425,
Embassy of Argentina in the USA
Telephone: (202) 238 6400.
Address: NW, 1600 New Hampshire Avenue, Washington, DC, 20009,
Argentine Consulate in the UK
Telephone: (020) 7318 1340.
Address: , 27 Three Kings Yard, London, W1K 4DF,
Embassy of Argentina in the UK
Telephone: ((020) 7318 1300.
Address: , 65 Brook Street, London, W1K 4AH,
Argentina Consular Section
Telephone: (202) 238 6460 or 6461.
Address: NW, Sarmiento Building, 1811 Q Street, Washington, DC, 20009,