Coronavirus (COVID-19) travel restrictions in Argentina

Information last updated on March 25, 2021.

It’s been more than a year since the COVID-19 pandemic started. Traveling now is more complicated than it used to be, due to numerous restrictions, vaccinations, and other local factors. We admit that getting away is not easy, but it is by no means impossible! However, Argentina is still not fully open for tourism at the moment. We are all waiting for that day!

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Here is all you need to know if you’re thinking of traveling to Argentina now!

Who can visit Argentina right now?
Argentina is currently closed for tourism. The plan of promoting tourism between the neighboring countries Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay has momentarily been suspended.
Is a negative COVID-19 test required for entry in Argentina?
Yes, a negative PCR test done maximum 72 hours prior to the departure is mandatory for those with the right to entry. Foreign nationals also need to provide proof of medical insurance. Returning Argentinians do not need the proof of medical insurance, but they need the negative test.
Is quarantine mandatory for travelers entering Argentina?
Yes, all travelers must comply with a ten-day quarantine after the negative PCR test was performed. Those who present a negative test done 72 hours before boarding, must serve seven or more days of quarantine at their destination up to a maximum of ten days from the date the test was carried out.
Is there any other special requirement before traveling?
Yes, all travelers must submit an Electronic Affidavit. This is available on the official site of the National Directorate of Migrations and must be completed 48 hours before boarding.
Is domestic traveling allowed in Argentina?
Domestic travel is allowed. There are some domestic flights available. However, local restrictions apply and they can change without notice.
Are there any special rules set in place regarding the pandemic?
Most businesses have now reopened. Social gatherings are permitted for up to 20 people.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I travel to Argentina from the US right now?
No, Argentina is not open for tourism.
Can I travel to Argentina from the UK right now?
No, Argentina has suspended all flights arriving from the UK until further notice. Moreover, travel restrictions are very strict in the UK right now.
Can I travel to Argentina from Canada right now? No, Argentina is not open for tourism at the moment. Moreover, the government of Canada strongly advises against leisure travel.
Is a COVID-19 vaccine mandatory for travelers entering Argentina?
No, vaccination is not required at the moment.
What are the best things to do in Argentina right now?
Argentina offers so many options for spending a great vacation. There are plenty of tours and activities you can enjoy while traveling in this amazing Latin country. Make sure you check out our dedicated page where you can find the inspiration for your next adventure.


Bear in mind that all information is subject to change. Travel restrictions vary depending on the evolution of the pandemic in different states. We strongly advise you to follow the indications of your local authorities before you decide to travel. We constantly update the information to keep you informed, but it is always a good idea to check the official websites of your destination country before your departure.