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Argentina Covid Entry Requirements For 2022

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A vibrant country known the world over due to its romantic dances, amazing barbecued food, and breathtaking natural landscapes, Argentina should be on any travelers’ must-visit lists for 2022. Fortunately for travelers, even with Covid-19 restrictions in place, the South American gem’s entry requirements make it possible to visit for most travelers.

Here are all the latest 2022 COVID-19 entry requirements for Argentina all travelers need to know before booking their trip.

Entry Requirements For Countries Permitted to Visit Argentina For Tourism

COVID-19 Testing Entry Requirements

All travelers heading to Argentina must take a PCR test within 72 hours of their flight to Argentina, calculated from the moment the test was taken. Those under the age of 6 are exempt from this requirement. 

Travelers must also take a Covid-19 test between their 5th and 7th day after arrival, as well as avoid large gatherings and social gatherings in closed spaces for the first 7 days after landing in the country. 

Quarantine Entry Requirements

Travelers who enter the country and are fully vaccinated are exempt from any quarantine measures. Unvaccinated travelers who enter the country – which is only possible in exceptional circumstances – must quarantine for a period of 7 days. 

Health Form

Travelers must complete an online affidavit prior to travel, part of which contains a declaration that the traveler has shown no symptoms of Covid-19 prior to traveling to Argentina. 

COVID-19 Travel Insurance Entry Requirements

All travelers heading to Argentina are required to have health insurance that will cover hospitalization services, along with the cost of isolation and/or medical transfers for those who test positive, who are suspected of being positive or who are close contacts of positive cases.

COVID-19 Health Requirements While in Argentina

Travelers must cover their nose and mouth with a face mask or other garment in shared spaces, both indoors and outdoors, and may only remove it outdoors as long as they keep a 2-meter distance from others. Health requirements may differ from place to place, so travelers should carefully research prior to traveling within the country. 

COVID-19 Vaccine Entry Requirements

All travelers visiting Argentina for tourism reasons must be fully vaccinated. Travelers can prove their status through the App Mi Argentina, or via a document from a national or state-level public health body if vaccinated abroad. Unvaccinated travelers can only enter in exceptional circumstances, such as to visit a family member, to carry out professional or business activities, studies or training, official missions, or to partake in sporting events, or to receive urgent medical care. 

Argentina Buenos Aires dawn at center with rush hour

Visa Entry Requirements For Argentina During COVID-19

Visa entry requirements are in effect as per usual. Argentina allows travelers from several country to enter visa free – travelers should check their visa requirements prior to entering. 

Can Americans Enter Argentina?

Yes, vaccinated Americans may enter Argentina for tourism purposes. American travelers may enter visa-free for a period of 90 days. 

Natural Landscape In Argentina

Argentina Covid-19 Entry Requirements:

Travelers must complete the Online Affidavit of Immigration Argentina's website within 48 hours of departure. They must also conduct a PCR test within 72 hours of the scheduled departure time of their flight to Argentina. Travelers are then advised to download, install and sign in to the CUIDAR App upon entry to Argentina. This app helps with self-diagnosis of symptoms, provides assistance and recommendations in the case of a suspected case of Covid-19 and provides tools for contact with health authorities. (Some reports state this app is only available for residents.)

San Martin Square and Cordoba Cathedral

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Tuesday 1st of February 2022

Does the white covid card serve proof as of vaccination? I'm confused about the app mi argentina.

Zach Montgomery

Wednesday 5th of January 2022

I was just wondering if anyone could elaborate on the no social gatherings indoors in the first 7 days. Does this include things like going to dinner or museums?


Monday 3rd of January 2022

There’s a lot of misinformation in this post or it’s confusingly written. I’ve been in Argentina for a month and that app only works if you’re an Argentinian National.

Also, the PCR test between the 5th and 7th day isn’t required. It was tentatively outlined for reopening in November but never required. It’s also not mentioned on the US Embassy website either.


Tuesday 4th of January 2022

@Dee, here from the official portal of the Argentine State: (link) Note it clearly states test to be performed between third and fifth day, not 5th and 7th as many websites are stating.


Tuesday 4th of January 2022


Can you kindly source this to an Argentinian announcement somewhere? Nothing is coming up online.


Monday 3rd of January 2022

@Kashlee Kucheran, the 5-7 day PCR test came into effect 30th December.


Monday 3rd of January 2022

@Kashlee Kucheran,

Looks to be outdated information. Unless it was reinstated somewhere, Google tells me it was never enforced and effectively eliminated October 26th a few days before general tourism opening. Also, Aerolineas Argentina doesn’t mention it for vaccinated tourists with their list of requirements. I also was not promoted to do this prior to entry or after.

Kashlee Kucheran

Monday 3rd of January 2022

We have updated the information that the app may only work for residents. The day 5-7 PCR test is still showing on many government sites, like the UK gov site for example, so we will leave it on the guide (link)